ADMINISTRATIVE & PROFESSIONAL STAFF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Position: Tax Officer
Campus: SIU Carbondale
Description: Southern Illinois University invites applicants for the position of Tax Officer. The Officer shall be responsible for directing and maintaining a comprehensive federal, state, and local tax compliance program at Southern Illinois University.
Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; significant experience in tax research, consulting, and tax preparation, with emphasis on higher education or tax-exempt organizations preferred; familiar with primary and secondary tax law authority and general accounting practices; a certified public accountant or Master's Degree in Accountancy with a Concentration in Taxation preferred; demonstrated capabilities in communication, consulting, and analytic skills; demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively. This is a security sensitive position; the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check, prior to any employment offer. For a more detailed job announcement please visit this web site: http://affact.siuc.edu.
Starting Date: November 15, 2012, or until filled.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2012, or until filled
To Apply: Submit a letter of intent, a resume, and at least two independent professional letters of reference addressing the candidate's qualifications and suitability for the position to:
Search Committee for Tax Officer
University Risk Management
Mail Code 6829
Southern Illinois University
1301 West Chautauqua Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
SIU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.