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Equity Lifestyle Properties Tax Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Tax Associate

  • Chicago, IL

  • Full Time

  • Chicago Home Office

  • Entry Level


What are we looking for?

ELS is currently seeking a qualified Sales and Use Tax Associate for our Chicago home office. As the Sale and Use Tax Associate, you will assist and provide support to our sales and use tax compliance function.

What does your job entail?

  • Assisting with the preparation of the monthly sales tax return requirements.

  • Conduct research as necessary to determine compliance with sales and use tax laws.

  • Assist with the documentation and implementation of improved sales tax policies and procedures.

  • Enter check requests for the payment of sales tax notices and returns.

  • Research, resolve and respond to sales tax notices.

  • Maintain and update our sales tax documentation system from a paper system to our online system.

  • Provide support to the Income Tax Group as needed.

  • Creation and maintenance of certified mail labeling documents as needed.

  • Renew and document our sales tax licenses by location.

  • Assist with file creation and documentation procedures for sales tax and income tax.

  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Your skills and experience include:

  • You have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field with 0-2 years of experience.

  • You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • You are nimble using computer systems and have excellent skills in Microsoft Office applications, and other web based applications.

What do you get from us?

In return for your excellent skills and abilities, we provide a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental and vision plans; a generous 401k employer match; and paid vacations, holidays and sick time.

Who is ELS?

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) is the leading operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts and Campgrounds in North America. Our beautiful properties are located in the most desirable regions of the country and we offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. ELS has a strong national presence with more than 400 communities and resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of more than 4000 employees.

An established yet entrepreneurial business, we have visionary goals and look for people who align with this vision and have a hunger to succeed. In return, we are committed to fostering a culture that is challenging, engaging and rewarding. We are in search of the absolute best talent in the market for our roles – proven self-starters, standout colleagues and creative thinkers - as these individuals will help to craft and lead our future.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and thank all applicants.