Experienced Accountant - Emphasis in Tax

Job Description:

We are currently seeking an Experienced Accountant with major emphasis in Tax for our service areas based out of our Elk Grove Village, Illinois office or our Evanston, Illinois office.

Responsibilities Include:

​Assist partners and managers in consulting with closely held businesses and individual clients on financial and tax planning matters

​Prepare and review tax returns, including consolidated or multi-state business returns, complex pass-through entities and complex individuals

​Identify and research tax planning and compliance issues

​Monthly/Quarterly accounting at client locations

​Coach and mentor junior level staff

​Demonstrate an interest in practice development

Additional Information:

​Type: Full-time

​Experience: Mid-Senior Level

Requirements/Desired Skills & Experience:

​Minimum of 6 years of current Public Accounting Experience

​BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

​CPA or EA certification

​MST (or willingness to obtain) preferred

​Trust, estate and international, a plus

​Proficiency with computerized tax software, MS office, working QuickBooks knowledge

​Strong client rapport and project management skills

​Strong communication (verbal & written) skills with the emphasis on ability to articulate complex tax and financial information to all levels of clients


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