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Tax Accountant

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Tax Accountant in US - Illinois

  • Onpointe Solutions LLC
  • Full time
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  • US - Illinois
  • 07/11/2019
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Tax Accountant


Major Responsibilities

  • Understand general accounting and tax procedures based on the level of service provided
  • Prepare and/or review tax returns for business returns (partnership, "C" corporation, "S" corporation, Not-for-Profit) and individuals
  • Identify and communicate tax planning ideas for clients, including tax research, computations and related documentation
  • Display advanced knowledge of tax related matters on client assignments
  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of tax engagements of various clients in accordance with Client Service Standards
  • Identify and communicate accounting matters to other engagement team members
  • Direct communication with clients
  • Review tax return preparation of tax staff and provide review notes, when appropriate
  • Supervise the tax staff assigned to the engagement, when appropriate
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities in preparation and review of client assignments
  • All other duties, as assigned


Preferred Experience/Background/Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree
  • CPA designation required
  • Master’s degree in taxation is preferred
  • A minimum of three years of current and or recent tax experience in public accounting
  • Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment
  • Excellent analytical and leadership ability
  • Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strict adherence to professional ethics
  • Ability to successfully contribute to the success of a strategic business unit of the firm

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 About job

  • Job type: Direct hire
  • Job function: Accounting/Auditing
  • Industry: Accounting
  • Experience level: Associate
  • Education level: Bachelor’s degree
  • Job classification: Professionals
  • Location(s):
    • Denver, CO
    • Louis, MO
    • Chicago, IL
    • Nashville, TN
    • Las Vegas, NV
    • Kansas City, MO
  • Skills: CPA, Public Accounting, Client facing, Microsoft Office, Excel
  • Experience required: 3+ years experience in Public Accounting
  • Relocation assistance: No
  • Visa requirement: Only US citizens and Greencard holders

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Must Haves:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting
  • CPA designation
  • 3+ years experience in Public Accounting
  • Client facing skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to collaborate as well as work independently

Company Description

Founded in 1952, our client is one of the nation’s leading accounting and professional consulting firms. Their name and reputation are synonymous with experience, integrity and value.

They redefine the full-service experience by combining technical and industry expertise with a commitment to personal and high-level relationships.


Onpointe Solutions LLC

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