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Associate Tax January 2026 - Chicago

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1mo ago

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Chicago

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  • You need strong time management, communication skills, initiative, attention to detail, and ability to work under pressure in tax accounting. Bachelor's or master's in accounting and eligibility for CPA exam required. Internships in tax work preferred.
  • You will reconcile account differences, analyze financial data, prepare tax returns, calculate payments, and participate in client meetings.

Graduate Job

Accounting & Tax•Chicago

Description

  • Are you an accounting student striving for CPA eligibility and looking for a full-time opportunity in Tax? At FORVIS, you can use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems or apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. You will work with clients from a variety of industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career.
  • You will be coached by our experienced staff and management personnel. As your skill set grows, you will assume greater responsibility and actively participate in determining your career path

Requirements

  • We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:
  • Effective time management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines
  • Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting
  • Associates must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam in the state in which your office will be located
  • Solid technical accounting knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior internships in a public accounting firm performing tax work

Education requirements

Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

  • Working with client personnel to reconcile account differences and analyze financial data
  • Preparing individual, corporate, partnership, or other tax returns
  • Calculating tax extension or estimating payments
  • Participating in client meetings alongside FORVIS partners and managers

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Chicago