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Tax Associate I - 2019 in Chicago, IL at CBIZ

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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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 recognized as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.  

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 2,000 financial services 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.

CBIZ & MHM are devoted to providing you with a challenging, motivating environment to guide your success in this profession. Training is provided through the Associate Professional Development (APD) program and CBIZ national training which are specifically designed to build on the foundations of your college studies to develop advanced accounting knowledge.  In this environment, you will benefit from:

  • National level training resources and technology
  • Development of leadership and networking skills
  • Exposure to multiple clients within diverse industries
  • Mentoring by Managers & Directors
  • Connecting personal success with CBIZ & MHM success

The Tax Associate 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 entry level accountant, including working directly with corporate clients under the supervision of upper level management.

 The primary responsibilities of this position include:

  • Exposure to tax compliance and research related to Real Estate, Construction, Nonprofit, Professional Services and many more industries
  • Prepare federal and state tax returns for partnerships, C corporations, S corporations, and individuals using tax preparation software
  • Develop tax compliance knowledge and assist with IRS audits, tax notice responses, trust and gift returns, 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 clients 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  

A successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • CPA eligible; desire to obtain certification is required
  • Internship experience in accounting or related field preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and tax project management skills, including basic knowledge of GAAP, Taxation compliance, codes, and regulations
  • 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, and intranet

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