Tax Preparer

Kakenmaster & Associates, a successful, growing accounting and tax preparation firm based in Libertyville, is looking for a tax preparer. This position will handle tax preparation services for individuals, corporations, estates, and trusts. Flexible work schedule offered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare individual tax returns, including all IRS schedules. Corporate, partnership, and trust experience a plus.

  • Understand and properly apply tax code, rules, and regulations.

  • Communicate with clients to obtain necessary information and provide explanation of tax return outcome.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, and deadline-oriented.

  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, etc.) and aptitude to learning new applications.

  • Works independently without direct supervision.

  • A level of comfort working in a technological environment.

Education and Experience

  • PTIN Holder designation required. Enrolled Agent status preferred.

  • Previous experience with tax preparation in a CPA or professional services firm.

  • Drake Tax software experience is a plus.

Job Type: Commission

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