Senior Tax Accountant

$75,000 to start with full company-sponsored benefits

Downers Grove Area

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Senior Tax Accountant
$75,000 to start with full company-sponsored benefits
Downers Grove, IL

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

- Preparing complex tax returns for individuals, trusts, partnerships and corporations
- Reviewing staff-prepared tax returns for accuracy
- Making recommendations regarding tax savings opportunities
- Proactively interacting with Wealth Advisors to gather information and resolve tax issues
- Preparing projections
- Processing estimated tax payments
- Performing general tax planning duties
- Researching federal, state and local tax law and recommending tax strategies
- Assisting with tax audits
- Assisting with gathering information and drafting responses to client IRS and state tax notices
- Interfacing with Wealth Advisors, Financial Planners and Client Service Specialists to facilitate seamless operations
- Performing other tax-related duties as necessary

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least three years of tax preparation experience
- CPA or EA designation (or working towards either currently)
- A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related field

In addition to the following qualifications:

- An advanced understanding of federal and state tax law and practices
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Advanced analytical skills
- Advanced written and verbal communication issues
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
- Accuracy and attention-to-detail in your work
- Organizational and follow-up skills
- Time-management and prioritization skills
- Integrity and a positive attitude
- The desire to be a team player
- The ability to handle sensitive information with discretion
- The ability to thrive in a small company with an entrepreneurial environment

PLUSES... That may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job include:

+++ Experience with high net worth clients

+++ Any advanced degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related discipline

Our client is an independent financial advisory and wealth management 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, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1019 - Downers Grove, IL 60515

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