Experience Tax Associate in Chicago, IL at CBIZ

Date Posted: 7/22/2021

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.  

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:  

  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work®
  • 2020 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • Top 101 2020 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
  • 2020 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America
  • 2021 Top Workplaces USA

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services.   

The Tax Associate II works as a member of the Accounting Tax & Advisory Group of CBIZ in providing outstanding service to our valued clients.  This position performs many of the duties of an accountant including working directly with corporate clients under the supervision of upper level management.

The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Gain an understanding and assist in planning multiple tax assignments in Real Estate, Construction, Nonprofit, Professional Services and many more industries.
  • Prepare and review federal and state tax returns for CBIZ for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations and individuals.
  • Develop tax compliance knowledge and assist with IRS audits, tax notice responses, trust returns, and gift and estate returns.
  • Participate in client assignments from beginning to end.
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships.
  • Pledge to provide exceptional service to every client by providing individual attention, responsiveness and commitment to understanding their goals and needs.
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct.
  • Assist with training and mentoring interns on tax methodology.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field 
     

Minimum Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • CPA eligible; desire to obtain certification is required.
  • Must have completed at least one “Busy Season”
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and tax project management skills, including knowledge of GAAP, Taxation compliance, codes and regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to multi-task, think independently, and problem solve in a results driven team oriented environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, intranet and tax software.
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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CBIZ is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and reviews applications for employment without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, gender identity, marital status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition or any other reason prohibited by law. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please visit these following pages EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement.

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