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Tax Senior Associate in Chicago at CBIZ

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities 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: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States.  With more than 35 offices and more than 3,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses.  MHM provides high quality audit and attest services, while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

Our office has been providing accounting services to the Chicago area since 1953, though the CBIZ name was introduced in 1998 when purchased by CBIZ. Today, CBIZ MHM, LLC Chicago provides accounting, tax and accounting software implementation services. Audit and attest services are provided by MHM. 

Our CBIZ Chicago office is seeking a Senior Tax Associate. 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Tax seniors are responsible for tax compliance, tax research, associate development, management of client relationships, and some direct client contact. Seniors are expected to competently handle a wide variety of tax compliance issues
  • Tax Seniors interface with associates for project management, time management, and general supervision and guidance
  • They are responsible for keeping current on and possessing sound knowledge of Taxation Codes and Regulations
  • They will participate in training and developing staff and building a team-centered client service group; monitor client issues related to compliance services and maintain a consistently high quality tax solution; monitor engagement status and profitability; and attend to clients’ expectations
  • Seniors will be responsible for preparing and reviewing federal and state tax returns for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations, and individuals
  • Other tax compliance responsibilities may include IRS audit assistance, tax notice response, trust returns, and gift and estate returns

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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