Tax Specialist Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

Guide individuals and companies through tax-related issues. Tax specialists complete clients’ tax forms and audit their records in order to minimize liabilities and/or maximize returns. They have an in-depth understanding of federal, state, and local tax laws, and use this knowledge to ensure that customers maintain compliance and all necessary files in case of a dispute.

Tax specialists are highly organized and rely on their close attention to detail in order to track which records each client needs to submit. They must also monitor and meet all deadlines to avoid incurring late fees.

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RSM - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
accounting experience (PREFERRED) Sales experience (PREFERED) LEADERSHIP SKILLS Work with large, cross-functional teams of varying levels (REQUIRED) You want your next step to be the right one....
1 day ago
Jobot - West Dundee, IL (21 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Tax Manager for Premier Illinois CPA Firm! This Jobot Job is hosted by: Grace Brewer Are you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply on company site" button and sending us your resume....
1 day ago
TalentBridge - Glenview, IL (3 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Provides internal and external customer service through timely research and preparation of requested/necessary amended payroll tax returns and ensure the accuracy of our customers federal, state...
2 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
areas: financial statement analysis, valuations, quantitative analysis, industry analysis, and statistical sampling and econometrics * Strong analytical skills * Strong written and verbal communication...
2 days ago
Walgreens - Deerfield, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
5 years of experience with public accounting, corporate tax and/or accounting at a firm, State department of revenue or company....
11 hours ago
Department Of The Treasury - Schiller Park, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Specialist Requirements Help Requirements Conditions of Employment Refer to Other Information Click "Print Preview" to review the entire announcement before applying Must be a U.S....
4 hours ago
Essential Billion Dollar Global Manufacturer - Lisle, IL (20 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting from accredited university CPA a plus 1-2 years of accounting, public accounting or corporate tax experience Proficient in Microsoft Excel Strong...
2 days ago
Parker and Lynch - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
* CPA+ * MST+ * 2+ years Federal and State Tax experience form public accounting or corporation * International tax experience + * Knowledge of relevant financial software and ERP systems * Working...
2 days ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
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2 days ago
Jobot - Elgin, IL (17 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Tax Senior Opp - Public Accounting in CHI - Top Pay + Bonus This Jobot Job is hosted by: Tyler Zelaya Are you a fit?...
1 day ago
Creative Financial Staffing - Lincolnshire, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Tax Manager (High Net Worth) - Highly visible role, opportunity for growth About the Company and Opportunity: Our client is a leading public accounting firm in the Northwest suburbs Due to growth, they...
1 day ago
Caterpillar - Deerfield, IL (8 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
accounting firm and/or large multinational manufacturing corporation Desired Qualifications: Strong U.S. international tax compliance experience Experience with tax processes/systems/software (CorpTax...
9 hours ago
Crowe Horwath - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
More about Crowe: Crowe ( is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the United States....
7 hours ago
Ernst & Young - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Tax Advisor - National Tax (Fiduciary Trust Tax Services) (Senior Analyst)(Multiple Positions) ), Ernst & Young U.S. LLP, Chicago, IL. Support the Fiduciary/Trust Tax Services practice with the...
4 hours ago
BDO Seidman LLP - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core...
2 days ago

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Salary for Tax Specialist Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Tax Specialist jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.3%)
  • Master's Degree (31.0%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.7%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.5%)
  • Some College (0.9%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Tax Specialists in Des Plaines, IL
  • Less than 1 year (36.8%)
  • None (31.6%)
  • 1-2 years (15.8%)
  • 2-4 years (10.5%)
  • 4-6 years (5.3%)

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