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Tax Associate at Federal Signal Corporation

Posted in Accounting 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Oak Brook, Illinois

Job Description:

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in preparation, coordination, and timely filing of US consolidated federal income tax return and estimated tax payments.

  2. Assist in preparation and timely filing of state and local income tax returns, estimated tax payments, state modification calculations, multi-state allocation and apportionment calculations, and calculation and documentation of state credits

  3. Assist in developing and supporting responses to federal IRS audits requests and notices

  4. Assist in developing and supporting responses to various state audit requests and notices

  5. Research and analysis of tax issues

  6. Federal and State tax depreciation calculations for various subsidiaries

  7. Participate in special projects, tax planning and assist with other tax compliance as needed

  8. Identify and implement process improvements to facilitate streamlining and automation for tax compliance, reporting and planning

  9. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by remaining current on existing and new tax regulations and communicate the impact of new tax developments.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required – Accounting or related field

  • CPA or working towards CPA designation preferred

  • 0-5 years of tax compliance experience

  • Excellent computer skills, specifically with managing large data within MS Excel

  • Previous public accounting or large corporate industry experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Self-starter and team player

  • Strategic Thinking / Problem Solving Skills 

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

About Us

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our plant. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit:

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 630-954-2000. All other applications must be submitted online.



  • Less than 5 year(s): Tax compliance experience



  • Bachelor of Science or better in Accounting or related field

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