Robert Half Management Resources Sr. Tax Accountant in CHICAGO, Illinois

Our client is a small high growth CPA firm specializing in accounting and tax services for small to mid-size businesses. They are looking for seasonal tax help with client accounting and tax preparation (forms 1065, 1120, 1120S and 1040). Duties:

  • Participate in client engagements from the beginning to completion, including planning, executing, and completing tax projects;

  • Work with client management and staff at all levels to perform tax services;

  • Work to gain comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives and utilize that knowledge on engagements;

  • Review tax returns primarily for Partnerships and individuals for accuracy and identification of tax savings opportunities and tax exposures;

  • Research and consult on various tax matters; write memoranda to support tax positions; and

  • Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities. Qualifications:

  • 5-9 years of recent tax experience in public accounting and/or industry experience.

  • CPA preferred and MST or JD a plus.

  • 3+ years of experience preparing tax returns for a professional services firm (1065, 1120, 1120S and 1040)

  • Experience with CCH Access, Ultra Tax or Prosystems tax software

  • Quickbooks online experience is a plus If you are interested and have the requisite experience and skill set please e-mail your resume to

Companies need experienced finance, accounting and business systems professionals to support their key initiatives. This is our specialty. Robert Half Management Resources places highly skilled consultants on short- and long-term interim and project engagements in organizations ranging from start-ups to FORTUNE® 500 firms.

As a consultant working on our team, you will benefit from our worldwide network of more than 145 offices, which delivers rewarding opportunities and flexibility for work-life balance. Our relationships with leading professional associations and broad client network provide you greater access to unique interim and project opportunities. We redeploy over 65 percent of our consultants and will strive to keep you continuously engaged on assignments. We also provide competitive benefits and compensation packages, as well as online training and continuing professional education (CPE).

For details on our Canadian program, please contact your local branch. Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016) At Robert Half Management Resources, your experience matters – and we put it to good use. To apply for this position or for more information on other engagements, visit us online at or call your branch office at 1.888.400.7474. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use.

Req ID: 01300-0008947609

Functional Role: Tax Manager/Director

Country: USA

State: IL


Postal Code: 60647

Compensation: $33.25 to $38.50 per hour

Requirements: Tax - US, Tax - Research & Development, Financial Statement Preparation, General Ledger