We are a public accounting firm headquartered in Westchester, IL specializing in audit, accounting and tax services to employee benefit plans, labor organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities. We currently have an opening for a Staff Tax Associate with a minimum of 2 years' tax experience.
In this position, you will be responsible for a wide variety of tax compliance, planning related tasks, interaction with partners and managers in the Firm, clients and government agencies. You will also be preparing various business returns, trust and individual tax returns. You may also be involved in the preparation of quarterly and annual payroll tax returns and you will be trained in the preparation of federal and state forms 990T. You must be able to work in a close team environment where members are accountable to each other. Overtime is mandatory during tax season (January through April 15th), including weekdays and weekends. During the remainder of the year, overtime is required as needed to meet extended deadlines.
This position requires a detail oriented individual with a high level of accuracy and the ability to work independently.
Responsibilities will include:
Preparing Corporate. Subchapter S, Partnership, Individual and Fiduciary and 990T income tax returns
Responding to government notices and other correspondence
Assisting audit staff with tax related work papers, when needed
Preparing and/or reviewing quarterly and annual payroll tax returns
Providing assistance in tax preparation to our IN and MN offices, as needed
Preparing and/or reviewing monthly, quarterly or annual Compilation or Review financial statements for closely held small businesses
Accounting degree with academic qualifications to sit for the CPA exam, 3.0 GPA minimum
Familiarity with basic Internal Revenue Service and multiple state tax laws
Experience with the use of tax preparation software (CCH Axess Tax and CCH ProSystem Engagement preferred) and internet-based tax research software is a plus
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills are required
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word Software
Teamwork and communication skills (verbal and written)
About Legacy Professionals LLP
Legacy Professionals LLP is a Westchester, IL-based CPA firm with offices in Edina, Minnesota and Schererville, Indiana. The firm specializes in audit, accounting and tax services to employee benefit plans, labor organizations, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities. Legacy Professionals provides exciting opportunities for its employees to grow and advance. We strongly believe in promoting from within and look for people who possess the desire to build a successful and rewarding career.