Manager, Corporate Tax

Primarily responsible for the completion and filing of the Corporation's Federal income tax return.
Job Responsibilities
US Federal Income Tax Compliance
Oversight of the compliance process to ensure timely and accurate filing.
Reviewing the book-to-tax adjustments and tax forms as prepared by the Corporate Tax staff.
Ensure that the Corporation's income tax return is compliant with US income tax laws, regulations, rulings, etc.
Research and technical documentation of the Corporation's Federal income tax return filing positions
Monitoring tax law/regulations/rulings, etc. for changes that might impact the Corporation's Federal income tax return.
Identifying opportunities to improve the tax return compliance process.
Providing leadership with respect to the resolution of any matters raised by the IRS upon audit.
Technology Matters Related to Federal Income Tax Compliance
Responsible for on-going maintenance of the Corporation's Onesource tax compliance software.
Assistance in trouble-shooting of any issues in the software that arise, including issues related to electronic filing.
Income tax Planning
Identify, research, and implement Federal and state income tax planning ideas.
Acts as key contact for various internal and external partners, including business unit partners, internal auditors, external tax/legal firms, and IRS auditors.
Special Projects
Participate in special projects within Corporate Tax on an as needed basis.
Management and Coaching
Conducts the performance management review process, and provides input for promotion, career development, and hiring decisions. Ensures that projects are completed accurately and in a timely manner by setting short and long term goals for the group. Prioritizes short and long term project completion, as well as allocation of available resources to ensure project completion.
Experience Required
Minimum of 5 years tax experience in public accounting or industry with exposure to corporate income tax concepts.
Undergraduate degree in relevant field (accounting, finance) required.
MST or other advanced degree a plus.
CPA certification strongly preferred.
Expertise in Federal income tax compliance and related concepts
Knowledgeable in critical accounting guidance. An example would be ASC 740 and ASC 740-10 knowledge and skills.
Ability to identify, research, and resolve complex tax issues
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to adapt to various audiences/constituencies.
For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 16,500 employees globally. We serve the world's most-sophisticated clients ? from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.
We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.
As of June 30, 2018, Northern Trust Corporation had:
$135 billion in banking assets
$8.1 trillion in assets under custody
$10.7 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$1.1 trillion in assets under management

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