Manager, Tax Accounting (Hybrid-Chicago)




Deerfield, IL

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    Position summary

    ent to meet tax accounting needs of the business.

    • Manages elements of the Company's tax accounting activities, relative to both GAAP and adjusted earnings. Develops and implements tax accounting policies and ensures those policies are communicated across the organization. Ensures tax aspects of the Company's financial statements are prepared in accordance with its tax accounting policies.
    • Reviews tax accounting results. Prepares management reports and presents results to Senior Management.
    • Proposes recommendations for changes and improvements to tax accounting processes and procedures. Drives and partners with cross functional teams to develop and implement approved changes.
    • Prepares and/or reviews reports supporting external audits. Works with external audit firm.
    • Partners with various disciplines within the organization. Examples include, but are not limited to FP and A (tax rate budgeting and forecasting and analysis of actual results to budget); Accounting (external financial reporting, statutory audit support); Treasury (indefinite reinvestment assertion); Finance (tax effects of transactional planning and operational changes); and other tax professionals (e.g., estimating current year book tax differences, return to provision comparisons and tax accounting related to tax planning).
    • Work with other Tax department members on documenting and quantifying uncertain tax positions.
    • Assist other Tax and FP and A personnel with forecasting the impact to the Company's effective tax rate for the impact of tax planning matters and other business (operational) transactions.
    • Manage the Company's accounting for income tax related Sox internal controls. Work will involve interaction with both the Company's internal controls team as well as its attest firm.
    • Mentors, coaches, and develops employees, building morale and motivation.

    About Walgreens and WBA
    Walgreens ( is included in the U.S. Retail Pharmacy and U.S. Healthcare segments of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), an integrated healthcare, pharmacy and retail leader with a 170 year heritage of caring for communities. WBA's purpose is to create more joyful lives through better health. Operating nearly 9,000 retail locations across America, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health destination serving nearly 10 million customers each day. Walgreens pharmacists play a critical role in the U.S. healthcare system by providing a wide range of pharmacy and healthcare services, including those that drive equitable access to care for the nation's medically underserved populations. To best meet the needs of customers and patients, Walgreens offers a true omnichannel experience, with fully integrated physical and digital platforms supported by the latest technology to deliver high quality products and services in communities nationwide.

    The actual salary an employee can expect to receive, plus bonus pursuant to the terms of any bonus plan if applicable, will depend on experience, seniority, geographic location, and other factors permitted by law. To review benefits, please visit

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree and at least 2 years of Tax and tax accounting experience OR High School/GED and at least 5 years of Tax and tax accounting experience.

    • Experience with applicable tax accounting regulations (principally ASC 740 but also ASC 450).

    • Experience with analyzing and reporting data in order to identify issues, trends, or exceptions to drive improvement of results and find solutions.

    • Experience in diagnosing, isolating, and resolving complex issues and recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems.

    • Experience with tax provision/accounting software such as Corptax, OneSource or equivalent.

    • At least 1 year of direct leadership, indirect leadership and/or cross functional team leadership.

    • Willing to travel up to/at least 10% of the time for business purposes (domestically and/or internationally).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • At least 4 years of tax and tax accounting experience.

    • Master's degree in Accountancy or MBA.

    • Public accounting and industry experience.

    • Experience with multiple tax disciplines including US federal tax, US international tax, state and local tax, and/or transfer pricing.

    • Experience with Corptax provision software, including uncertain tax positions module.

    • Experience with Corptax tax return preparation software.

    • CPA designation

    • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).

    • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).

    • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).

    Salary Range$98900 - $158200 / Salaried

    Why you should apply for a job to Walgreens:

  • 52% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.