Accounting / Accountant

Up to $65,000 to start plus full company-sponsored benefits

Lincolnshire Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Accounting / Accountant
Tax Accountant - Public Accounting / CPA Firm
Up to $65,000 to start plus full company-sponsored benefits
Lincolnshire Area

As Tax Accountant, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Managing a portfolio of regular Accounting and Tax clients
- Also handling a group of clients with more complex tax profiles and returns
- Undertaking all engagements and assignments using established firm policies and procedures
- Coordinating the various phases of all client engagements including scope, time-line, budget and expense limits
- Preparing monthly / quarterly / annual books and records, primarily using QuickBooks
- Reviewing working papers, checking/making journal entries, handling general ledgers, preparing/reviewing financial statements and preparing tax returns
- Maintaining more complex client tax profiles that include Partnerships and Owners, K-1 reporting, active and passive investment income, alternative assets, etc.
- Anticipating and/or recognizing at risk rules and allocation of liabilities, assess alternatives, and make the appropriate suggestions
- Assisting with special projects and performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or similar

- Proficiency with QuickBooks

- Related experience on-the-job or through internships

- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products


+++ CPA designation or being in the process of attaining your CPA

+++ Public accounting experience

+++ 2+ years of related work experience

+++ Proficiency with ProFx

JobGiraffe's client is a smaller but rapidly growing CPA firm.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1930 - Bannockburn, IL 60015

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Accounting Skills, Services: Professional, Business, Scientific, Technical, Industrial, Commercial

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