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in Clarendon Hills, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Clarendon Hills, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Tax Manager
Tax Benefit Plan Services Manager - ESOP Req #: 21638 Location: Oak Brook, IL US Job Category: Tax Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here

At Crowe, you have the opportunity to deliver innovative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are widely recognized for their in-depth expertise and understanding of sophisticated process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their commitment to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our commitment to internal career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a ESOP Administrator/Consultant Manager to join our Benefit Plan Services Consulting Team. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the management of ERISA compliance/recordkeeping services for employee stock ownership plans (ESOP) primarily with secondary knowledge of 401(k) administration. This position offers a career path for ambitious, driven individuals seeking challenges and growth in their development. As a Benefit Plan Services Administrator, you will be reviewing ESOP allocation and compliance reports including distribution and diversification reporting and government filings such as forms 5500 and 1099R’s. In this role, you will consult with clients on complex ESOP retirement plan issues including correction of plan defects, prepare repurchase and feasibility projects, recommend process improvements, lead various initiatives for the group, and participate in business development including ESOP conferences and development of new services. You will devise creative solutions to help clients achieve their goals, so strong communication and writing skills are essential in this role. Analysis of the impact of legislation on client retirement plans, managing staff and handling reviewing and training are an important part of this role.

  • Bachelor's degree along with 5+ years of experience in ESOP administration is required.
  • Candidates must have strong analytical skills, a proven customer-service focus, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Assist with training, developing and coaching entry-level staff
  • Advanced Microsoft computer skills specifically working with Excel spreadsheets
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Strong Analytical, problems solving skills and project management skills
  • Proven ability to multitask, complete projects on time and on budget, and be able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities and adhere to strict deadlines.

About the Team:

The Tax team at Crowe develops positive relationships with clients by providing value, knowledge and strategy focus. As part of the Tax group, you will be part of a collaborative team with deep specialization. We use proactive approaches and innovative tax technology to provide high quality tax services to our clients. If you are committed to client excellence, want to be part of a growing organization and are looking to expand your career, then Crowe is the place for you.

Our Benefits:

At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.

How You Can Grow:

We will cultivate your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach who will guide you in your career goals and aspirations.

More about Crowe:

Crowe () is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.


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