Tax Associate, Tax Services Department

Primary Responsibilities

Tax Associates work on a team responsible for preparing individual, business, and trust tax returns.  Associates perform a variety of tax-related responsibilities and build a platform of knowledge, strengthen skills in communications and sustain trusted relationships.  Other position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Follow through the SurePrep scanning and verification processes.
  • Assist with the completion of portions of larger, complex individual, business and trust tax returns.
  • Organize client records, accounting information and remain focused on timely submission of individual work to support the department workflow process.
  • Complete tax research assignments or participate in special projects.
  • Maintain ownership of assigned work while looking for opportunities to become a resource within the tax team.
  • Demonstrate skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, collaboration and problem solving.

Qualifications

  • Earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (or related business program) maintaining 3.0 GPA.
  • Desires to achieve CPA and/or Master’s Degree and may have coursework built in to a college curriculum for this track; is anticipating a career with a public accounting firm.
  • Experience may include internships or having performed entry-level accounting work.
  • Self-managed and detail oriented.
  • Proficiency with computers and in the use of software and spreadsheet programs.
  • Ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints.
  • Ability to learn independently and as a part of a team.
  • Ability to conduct daily work with a professional and cooperative attitude.
  • Ability to maintain excellent interpersonal communication skills to build strong internal colleague and external client relationships.

The full-time position is 40 hours a week, Monday through Friday.  During the busy season Tax Associates will work up to 50 hours per week.  Remote work hours are available after completing tax department development training.


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