Tax Specialist Jobs in Forest Park, 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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Intuit - Aurora, IL (20 miles from Forest Park, IL)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
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1 day ago
Brilliant Financial Staffing - Chicago, Dallas & Ft. Lauderdale - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Our client is seeking a interim Tax Manager to assist them due to business expansion. The interim Tax Manager will work with the Tax Director to assist in the preparation of the Companys federal,...
15 hours ago
Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Active CPA license. 5-7 years of progressivefederal tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or acombination of industry and public accounting experience, with a minimum of 4years...
3 days ago
Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required....
1 day ago
Equity Residential - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
The Tax Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely preparation of federal, state and local tax returns for Equity Residential and its related entities....
1 day ago
Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Two to four years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus....
3 days ago
Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Seven or more years of current federal tax consulting and/or tax compliance work experience in either a public accounting firm or a professional services firm is required....
3 days ago
ICS - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Experience and Skills: Education, Experience, Competencies: Bachelors or Masters Degree in Accounting or Tax 7+ years of public accounting experience required, specifically with partnerships and corporations...
3 days ago
RSM - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Forest Park, IL)
accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university CPA or J.D....
4 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
RSM is seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated state and local income tax specialist to join our dynamic, collaborative and expanding Chicago State and Local Tax practice....
4 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
accounting, consulting or law firm Possess thorough knowledge of a variety of state and local sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due...
4 days ago
Intuit - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
Overview If you're a highly motivated individual with a business background and excellent communication skills, we need you to help our customers complete their taxes using TurboTax. You'll...
5 days ago
Rosemont, IL (9 miles from Forest Park, IL)
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required. About this Opportunity: Our core purpose is helping people thrive every day....
5 days ago
Hire-Search Group - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
accounting firm - A proven record of building profitable, sustainable client relationships - A proven record of simultaneously managing multiple projects and engagement teams for various clients -...
5 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (8 miles from Forest Park, IL)
accounting experience or equivalent in law firms or industry....
5 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Forest Park, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (48.1%)
  • Master's Degree (30.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (6.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.4%)
  • 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 Forest Park, 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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