Tax Preparation Professional Help Wanted

Tax Preparation Professional Help Wanted
Now hiring U.S.-based tax preparation professional to complete individual and/or entity tax returns. Work virtually from home using cloud-based software. This is a temporary/seasonal position from early February through mid-April. Part-time or full-time. On-the-job systems/process training provided. Join a seven-decade-strong, Indiana-based, family-owned accounting firm.

Duties include:

  • Prepare tax returns.
  • Recommend tax strategies and tactics for clients.
  • Consult with partners as applicable to determine advantageous client tax moves.
  • Complete individual (1040) and entity (1120/1120S/1065) tax returns, including all forms and filings.
  • Help clients respond to correspondence from taxing authorities.
  • Facilitate and monitor tax compliance needs (sales tax, use tax, etc.).

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of tax preparation experience, having prepared several hundred returns. CCH Axcess Tax (or CCH ProSystem fx) experience strongly preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting ¬†preferred. Business entity return preparation experience preferred.

Competitive compensation, negotiable based on experience.

Other Qualifications

  • Enrolled Agent (EA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) strongly preferred.
  • Up to date on current tax law.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps (Drive, Sheets), and CCH Axcess Tax or ProSystem fx.
  • High-speed internet connectivity.
  • Multiple monitors.
  • Responsible, accountable, takes ownership and initiative.
  • Positive outlook and sense of humor.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends during tax season.
  • Excellent customer service and communication (interpersonal, written and presentation) skills.
  • Ability to work independently and understand/carry out detailed instructions.
  • Solid understanding of policies, procedures, Federal/State legislation and regulations as they impact individual and business tax.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Works as a team player collaborating to ensure individual, team, and company success.

Send resume and cover letter to Dave Betz, Chief Success Officer,