Tax Associate Job Description

Tax Associate Job Description

June 7th, 2019

Also known as Tax Specialists, Tax Associates prepare tax returns for companies, partnerships, and individuals, and ensure their clients comply with state and federal tax regulations.

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We are looking for a detail-oriented Tax Associate to consult with clients and provide tax preparation services. The Tax Associate will report to a Senior Tax Professional. The Tax Associate's responsibilities include interacting with clients, obtaining and reviewing tax information, preparing tax returns, and performing tax research projects.

To be successful as a Tax Associate you should be able to ensure your clients comply with IRS regulations and work to minimize their tax liabilities.

Tax Associate Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring clients comply with IRS regulations and meet their state and federal tax obligations.
  • Analyzing and minimizing tax liabilities by implementing tax reduction strategies.
  • Reviewing financial records, income statements, and expenditures.
  • Preparing and filing tax returns and work papers for companies, partnerships, and individuals.
  • Researching tax issues and assisting with tax audits.
  • Consulting with clients, reviewing their tax information, and responding to questions and concerns.
  • Advising clients on employee health care benefits, compensation, and accounting systems.
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date client records.

Tax Associate Requirements:

  • Degree in taxation or accounting required.
  • CPA certification may be required.
  • 1+ years of tax preparation experience.
  • Experience using tax preparation software and applications.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent accounting skills.
  • Good customer service skills.

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