Experienced Tax Associate

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We are looking for an Experienced Tax Associate for our Chicago or Denver office, to help prepare and review a book of clients including a combination of individuals, entities, trust, estate, and gift tax returns while delivering quality tax services that will afford you the opportunity to both develop professionally and increase the firm’s reputation.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and reviews a variety of tax returns, including individual, partnerships, S corporation, C corporations, trust, gift, estate, and/or not-for-profit tax returns
  • Research tax issues and legislation and exercise professional judgment with respect to issue identification to develop solutions to tax issues in returns
  • Identify and communicate tax and accounting issues to other staff, as well as managers and partners
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to add value internally and strengthen client relationships
  • Mentorship and development of our interns, while being an active participant in the internship training program
  • Additional responsibilities not listed above may be expected as needed

Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 1 or more relevant public accounting experience
  • Knowledge of tax software and MS Office
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service as well as develop trusted client relationships
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Big 4 or Regional Firm experience preferred
  • CPA in progress