The American Medical Association (AMA), a nonprofit, is the nation's largest professional Association of physicians. We are a unifying voice and powerful ally for America's physicians, the patients they care for, and the promise of a healthier nation. To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
As an employer, we are dedicated to many efforts, including employee learning and development, social responsibility, diversity and inclusion and wellness.
Our well-defined culture has strongly impacted the prosperity of our organization. Our foundational values of Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Collaboration, Agility and Trust are at the core of our efforts and continue to shape the success of the AMA.
We have an opportunity at our corporate offices in Chicago for a Tax Manager on our Finance Team team. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting AMA’s tax function, including areas of tax compliance, tax accounting, and tax planning for international, federal, exempt organization, state, sales/use, and other taxes. The Tax Manager is responsible for serving as a technical resource in researching and evaluating impacts of tax law changes for the AMA and supporting the Tax Director in recommending modifications to existing processes and policies. This role will prepare responses and schedules for federal, state, and sales/use tax audits and support all internal departments on tax matters.
Tax Compliance, Tax Accounting, and Tax Planning • Prepares federal, state, sales/use, international, and property tax filings, returns, and payments for review by Tax Director • Identify, develop, and implement improved processes and best practices to increase tax compliance efficiency • Assists in reviewing proposed transactions and interpret complex tax laws to advise management, and internal stakeholders of tax implications • Preparation of income tax provisions for review by Tax Director • Minimizes tax liability through sound and informed application of laws and regulations
Research and Analysis • Performs complex tax technical research and tax planning, make recommendations on how to structure transactions, and work with internal stakeholders at all levels and across functions to implement recommendations • Monitor and ensure timely identification and compliance with evolving tax law, and communicate impact to Tax Director and management team • Provide tax law interpretation and prepare technical memorandums that document conclusions in a clear, logical, and comprehensive manner • Participate and lead special projects as requested
Audit Representation •Prepare and review documentation required for audits and responses to auditors •Prepare and oversee communication with taxing jurisdictions in response to notices and inquiries
May include other responsibilities as assigned
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply for the position at https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/jobdetails.aspx?site=2&c=ama-assn&id=1467&source=ILCPA. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar field required, CPA required, and MST a plus
5 - 7 years minimum experience public accounting and/or in-house corporate tax experience required, not-for-profit tax experience a plus
Demonstrated knowledge of tax laws
Ability to build strong relationships at all levels throughout the organization
Excellent oral and written communication skills required for interaction with all levels of management, including ability to translate complex tax technical laws for non-tax professionals
Exceptional problem-solving and analytical skills
Organized and effective at dealing with many activities simultaneously; demonstrated ability to meet commitments and deadlines
Internal Number: 1467GN
About American Medical Association
The American Medical Association is the premier national organization providing timely, essential resources to empower physicians, residents and medical students to succeed at every phase of their medical lives. Physicians have entrusted the AMA to advance the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health on behalf of patients for more than 170 years. For more information, visit ama-assn.org.
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