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Robert Half International Tax Preparer in Clarkston, Michigan


Are you looking to gain experience in the Tax field? If so, we have the opportunity for you! Our Clarkston Accounting Firm client is looking for a Tax Preparer. The Tax Preparer will be responsible for communicating with clients about the tax preparation process, setting appointments, and assisting with tax preparation and filing. Our client handles personal state and federal returns, and provides commercial tax support to smaller enterprises.

For immediate consideration for this position, please reach out to us at (248)205-5580 and ask for a Talent Solutions Professional.

The Tax Preparer will be responsible for:

  • Preparing income tax return forms for businesses and individuals.

  • Review various financial records like income statements, receipts of expenditures and previous tax returns to determine a strategy for preparing current returns.

  • Interview clients to get information on deductible expenses, allowances and taxable income.

  • Uses tax form instructions and tax tables to make proper entries on the tax form and compute the amount of taxes an individual or business owes.

  • Consult tax resources and law books to obtain assistance with atypical returns.

  • Verifies forms that individuals prepared themselves to check for errors or miscalculations.

  • Calculate proper fee to charge each customer for tax preparation services based on the complexity of each form and the amount of time required for the work.

  • Takes continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on changes in federal and state tax codes.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent reading comprehension skills as well as superior problem-solving abilities.

  • Knowledge of tax law, legal codes, precedents, government regulations and Internal Revenue Service rules.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills.

  • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Expertise in tax software such as Drake, Quicken, Tax Wise, etc.

This is a long-term opportunity for the right individual.

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

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