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Tax Preparer - Seasonal

Job Description


The preparers are a vital part of the tax team and will provide tax clients with excellent customer service and accurate income tax preparation.?? This position will be responsible for preparation of client tax returns and will work closely with the full-time partners, managers and staff.? Our clients include privately held and publicly traded companies, and occupy all stages of development ? from start-ups and family-run businesses to multi-national corporations. This multi-faceted client base allows us to provide our staff with a variety of opportunities across numerous industries, and a constant flow of challenging and meaningful work.



Essential Duties


????????? Prepare individual, partnership, corporate and estate and trust income tax returns utilizing information provided by clients by reviewing client information and inputting into tax preparation software.


????????? Secure all information required to prepare a complete and accurate tax return in accordance with firm policies.


????????? Adhere to the firm?s written tax practice standards and the firm?s 1040 Procedure Manual.


????????? Refer complex tax issues to supervisor or manager for advice and counsel.


????????? Provide federal and state income tax preparation services for clients of the firm during the traditional tax season.?


????????? Knowledge of preparing taxes and operating on various tax computer software applications.?


????????? Provide a high level of customer service that continues to contribute toward the client?s retention.?


????????? Maintain confidentiality of client files.??


????????? Must have proven successful interpersonal relationship skills to maintain effective and satisfactory working relationships with intra-department and inter-department staff and clients.


????????? Ability to follow oral and written instructions with ability to read, interprets, and presents information efficiently and effectively. Must maintain confidentiality of clients with tact and discretion.


????????? Must be flexible to meet high demands of seasonal program.


????????? Must be highly organized and willing to work extended hours during the peak program season.


Qualifications


????????? Bachelor?s degree and minimum of three (3) years experience in professional income tax preparation in private practice.


????????? Current with continuing education in the tax field.


????????? Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.


????????? Knowledge of tax software: CCH, ProFx, FASTTAX, Corptax.?


????????? Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


????????? Strong interpersonal skills in a professional business environment.


????????? Strong attention to detail/accuracy; Strong organization skills.



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