Matrix Plastic Products is searching for a CPA tax accountant interested in working for our manufacturing firm in Wood Dale, IL. The candidate should have a keen interest in not only taxation but payroll, human resources, legal, banking and general accounting matters. An interest in learning multistate tax issues is also a plus. The position is well suited for a candidate interested in being an important player in a multitude of job roles.
This full-time position will report to the CFO and Accounting Manager and will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting and tax activities of a manufacturing company.
Key Responsibilities & Duties:
Provide oversight of daily accounting functions and, with assistance from CFO, prepare all required income and sales tax returns.
Work with IT department to monitor, and make improvements to, internal CRM and accounting systems.
Perform Federal and State tax research using Thomson Reuters Checkpoint service, including but not limited, to R&D credits, UNICAP, Franchise Tax, State and Federal Income Tax.
Assist owners and shareholders on tax compliance matters.
Prepare and monitor compliance with bank covenants.
Consult with outside CPA and attorney advisers, when necessary, on tax and legal issues.
Manage special projects as assigned, including providing input and advice on day-to-day tax matters such as sales & use taxes, payroll, income, property, human resource, and other related taxes.
Reconcile and analyze general ledger accounts for accounting and tax purposes.
Assist Accounts Payable with preparation and distribution of 1099s to vendors and consultants.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
At least 3 years of broad tax experience with emphasis on passthrough entities
Interstate sales and income tax experience a plus
Good communication and problem-solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (especially Excel)
About Matrix Plastic Products Inc.
Matrix Plastic Products, located just outside of Chicago, Illinois, is a world leader in plastic injection molding, moldmaking, and manufacturing of precision products for the medical device, electronics, personal care and other high performance industries.
Matrix Plastic Products operates in a 30,000 square-foot facility in the Chicago suburb of Wood Dale, Illinois, 15 minutes from O'Hare International Airport. We currently employ more than 85 talented team members, serving customers around the world.