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Req ID:  2641

Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Tax Associate (Part-Time, Flexible Hours, Chicago Location by O'Hare Airport)

FT/PT:  Part-Time

First Midwest, with assets over $14 billion, is the premier relationship-based banking franchise in the dynamic Chicagoland banking market. As one of the Chicago metropolitan area's largest independent bank holding companies, First Midwest provides the full range of commercial, retail banking, and wealth management services through some 130+ offices located in communities in metropolitan Chicago, Northwest Indiana, Central and Western Illinois, and Eastern Iowa. 



This position assists with the preparation of the company’s federal and state corporate income tax returns and tax accounting. The Tax Associate will assist with other tax filings and prepare workpapers in support of tax return data and tax accounting entries, including computing and processing tax payments.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or significant progress towards.  Experience with tax peferred, or intention to pursue a Master’s degree in Taxation.  Basic proficiency in Excel and other MS Office applications.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Good analytical skills and ability to prioritize work in a collaborative team environment.  Previous corporate accounting and/or tax internship/experience, especially in the use of Excel and tax preparation software, a plus.


The primary focus of this position will be activities related to the company’s federal and state corporate income tax compliance including:

  • Preparing federal and state income tax returns and supporting workpapers
  • Preparing tax estimates and related payment requests and vouchers
  • Preparing workpapers supporting the provision for income taxes
  • Reconciling income tax accounts and deferred tax items
  • Researching federal and state tax issues
  • Preparing state tax apportionment workpapers
  • Responding to notices from tax authorities
  • Preparing responses and support in conjunction with tax audits
  • Preparing personal property and benefit plan tax returns 

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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