Tax Specialist Jobs in Highland 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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Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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....
2 days ago
ICS - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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...
2 days ago
Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland Park, IL)
Two to four years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus....
2 days ago
Grant Thornton - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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...
1 day ago
Abbott Laboratories - Abbott Park, IL (9 miles from Highland Park, IL)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOULL BRING Required Bachelors in Accounting or Finance required 2+ Years related experience beyond the degree or Masters plus related experience Preferred Public Accounting...
2 days ago
CyberCoders - Buffalo Grove, IL (7 miles from Highland Park, IL)
Corporate Tax DirectorJob Location: Buffalo Grove, ILSalary: $160,000-$200,000+ (Bonus as well)Requirements: Corporate Tax Experience, Domestic and InternationalTop Reasons to Work with UsWe are a...
1 day ago
RSM - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Highland Park, IL)
accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university CPA or J.D....
3 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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....
3 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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...
3 days ago
CDK Global - Hoffman Estates, IL (18 miles from Highland Park, IL)
Position Responsibilities & Essential functions Responsible for federal and state tax compliance Responsible for financial reporting including ASC 740, FAS 5 and FIN 48 analysis Responsible for federal...
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3 days ago
Rosemont, IL (14 miles from Highland Park, IL)
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required. About this Opportunity: Our core purpose is helping people thrive every day....
4 days ago
Hire-Search Group - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland 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 -...
4 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland Park, IL)
accounting experience or equivalent in law firms or industry....
4 days ago
RSM - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland Park, IL)
percentages may vary based on location, line of business, and client need Basic Qualifications: BA/BS Degree preferably in Accounting or related field of study Minimum of 4 years of experience in a public...
4 days ago
Deloitte - Chicago, IL (21 miles from Highland Park, IL)
Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting....
4 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Highland 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 Highland 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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