Tax Preparer

$20.00 per hour to start

West Suburbs - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

Position Type:
Full-time | Temp

Job Description:

Tax Preparer
Seasonal Opportunity for 2020
$20.00 per hour to start
West Suburbs - Oakbrook Terrace, IL

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

- Learning the processes, procedures and established quality standards of the organization
- Assisting a team of experienced Accountants with overflow tax preparation duties
- Preparing federal and state tax returns, with a focus on family-owned and closely-held businesses
- Gathering and organizing client information and tax documents
- Calculating estimated tax payments
- Identifying errors, omissions and discrepancies
- Troubleshooting issues as they arise
- Making recommendations as appropriate
- Performing other duties as assigned

An ideal candidate profile will include:

- At least two years of Tax Preparation or similar/related experience


- Analytical skills with a focus on accuracy
- Attention to detail in your work
- Strategic planning and prioritization skills
- Problem solving skills
- Effective communication skills
- Relationship management and teamwork skills


- A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar +++
- Proficiency with Lacerte Tax Software +++
- A CPA Designation +++
- An EA Designation +++

JobGiraffe's client offers audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to a diverse array of clients.

This is a contract assignment anticipated to last until the end of April.

Partial benefits will be available from JobGiraffe throughout the duration of your contract assignment.

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 #20-1132 - Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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

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