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CNO Financial Group Tax Accountant in Chicago, Illinois

TITLE: Tax Accountant

Our Finance Department in Carmel, IN and is seeking a Tax Accountant who will assist with the preparation of life and non-life company tax provisions and tax returns, tax account analysis, deferred tax accounting and the preparation of tax depreciation schedules.

This role provides an opportunity to gain knowledge, grow accounting skills, and will allow for future growth within CNO.

As a Tax Accountant your responsibilities will include:

  • Initial preparation of quarterly tax provisions for both life insurance companies and non-life insurance companies

  • Initial preparation of state and federal tax returns

  • Respond to inquiries by taxing authorities

  • Preparation of tax depreciation schedules and other tax account analysis

  • Analysis of invoices to determine tax deductibility of expense

The Tax Accountant position is well-suited for you if you:

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills

Qualified candidates will have:

  • BS/BA in Finance or Accounting

  • One to three years relevant work experience

  • Proficient with Excel Accounting and fundamental tax knowledge

  • Preferred Experience with tax software such as Corptax preferred

  • Previous experience in the Insurance industry preferred

CNO Financial Group is a holding company that provides health and life insurance, as well as retirement solutions, to middle-income Americans through its family of established insurance brands: Bankers Life, Colonial Penn and Washington National. Our customers work hard to save for the future, and we help protect their health, income and retirement needs with 3.2 million policies and more than $35 billion in total assets. Our 3,400 associates, 5,000 exclusive agents and 4,000 independent partner agents guide individuals, families and businesses through a lifetime of financial decisions.

We are financially strong and well positioned for continued growth, and we are grounded in our core values of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I); Integrity, Customer Focus, Excellence, and Teamwork.

At CNO Financial Group, we’re always looking forward—to the security and stability we help create for our insurance brands’ customers, and the growth we create within our own company. We're looking for ambitious people who want to do more. We'll provide you with opportunities to grow your skills through challenging professional experiences.

If you're looking for a culture that encourages development, helps you reach your potential, and rewards you for your contribution, then CNO Financial Group is right for you. For more information, visit

At this time, CNO is not mandating its associates to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. However, this is an evolving situation, in the future CNO may require its associates to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations required by applicable law.

ReqID: POS-17449

Category: Finance

Job Type: Full-Time

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