Tax Specialist Jobs in Lake Forest, 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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Rosemont, IL (16 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required. About this Opportunity: Our core purpose is helping people thrive every day....
1 day ago
CDK Global - Hoffman Estates, IL (15 miles from Lake Forest, 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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1 day ago
Tenneco Automotive - Lake Forest, IL
Skills & Experience: 1 3 years' tax experience in either a large public accounting firm or corporate environment preferred....
2 days ago
Mat Holdings Incorporated - Long Grove, IL (9 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
accounting firm CPA Bachelor of Science Degree in Account or Finance preferred CPA Eligible preferred Proficient using MS Office suite, including Excel, Power Point and Access Experience in filing...
2 days ago
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc - Deerfield, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Experience with applicable tax accounting regulations (principally ASC 740 but also ASC 450)....
1 day ago
Buffalo Grove, IL (6 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of experience in public accounting and a CPA license....
17 hours ago
Abbott Laboratories - Abbott Park, IL (5 miles from Lake Forest, 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...
10 hours ago
Intuit - Trevor, WI (22 miles from Lake Forest, 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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2 days ago
RSM - Schaumburg, IL (17 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university CPA or J.D....
22 hours ago
Tenneco - Lake Forest, IL
Prepare reconciliation of US tax balance sheet accounts. Assist in the data collection for the preparation of the consolidated federal income tax return and state returns....
4 days ago
ECS Financial Services - Northbrook, IL (8 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
#COVID-19 ECS Financial Services is looking for a CPA with 5-10 years of recent public accounting experience, ideally with a small to medium-sized firm....
4 days ago
Elgin, IL (24 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
As a result, recent public accounting experience is required....
4 days ago
Park Ridge, IL (15 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Prior public accounting experience required CPA preferred Ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills Excellent writing and communication...
5 days ago
Walgreens - Deerfield, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Manages and implements tax strategies in order to reduce the Companys overall tax burden and risk. Helps to ensure that tax planning initiatives are properly incorporated into the tax compliance...
6 days ago
Deerfield, IL (4 miles from Lake Forest, IL)
Job Details BS, MSA or MST in Accounting or Taxation CPA license highly preferred Minimum 3 years public accounting firm experience Preparation of business, partnership, not-for-profit and trust tax...
7 days ago

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Tax Specialists in Lake Forest, 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 Lake Forest, 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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