Tax Manager

in Abbott Park, IL

Tax Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Abbott Park, IL, US

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  • Job Type

    Full time

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    Not specified

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

Our location in Abbott Park, IL, currently has an opportunity for a Tax Manager. The Tax Manager will be responsible for state and local tax matters with heavy focus on state income tax reporting and compliance matters, as well as identifying transactions that have tax ramifications.

What You’ll Work On

  • Must have the ability to research tax issues and be sound in interpreting and applying the tax law, regulations, and cases to specific transactions and factual situations.

  • Preparation of complex state income tax returns.  Preparation and review of unitary calculations, state apportionment, credits and incentives, estimate and extension payments.

  • Review of complex state returns and projects as directed by Tax Manager/Senior Tax Manager.

  • Assist in the preparation of the tax provision, analysis of tax accounts and reserves, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. This includes some knowledge of FAS 109 tax accounting and other necessary FASB pronouncements, as well as internal control issues.

  • Manage and/or assist with responding to IRS/State audit information requests on behalf of Abbott.

  • Interacts with personnel throughout the tax and finance organization.



  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required

  • 6+ Years related experience beyond the degree or Masters plus related experience


  • Public Accounting or Fortune 500 Corporate Tax experience preferred

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $95,000.00 – $190,000.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • corporate tax
  • tax accounting
  • state income tax
  • public accounting
  • tax law
  • diagnostics
  • medical devices

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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