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Associate Tax July 2024 - Chicago



Sep 22

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
    Banking & Finance
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • The candidate for the Associate Tax position in Chicago must have strong time management skills, effective communication abilities, a problem-solving attitude, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a team. Attention to detail, the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, and a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting are also required. Additionally, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, eligibility to sit for the CPA exam, and prior tax work experience are preferred qualifications.
  • The candidate will work closely with clients to reconcile accounts, analyze financial data, prepare tax returns, calculate tax extensions/payment estimates, and participate in client meetings alongside senior members of the company.


  • 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


  • 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


What qualifications are required for the Associate Tax position at FORVIS?

To be considered for the Associate Tax position at FORVIS, candidates should be accounting students striving for CPA eligibility.

What kind of work will I be doing as an Associate Tax at FORVIS?

As an Associate Tax at FORVIS, you will work with clients from various industries, developing your technical skills and building relationships. You will help clients solve problems and contribute to the overall success of the team.

Will I receive training and support in my role as an Associate Tax at FORVIS?

Yes, you will be coached by experienced staff and management personnel at FORVIS. As your skills grow, you will take on more responsibility and have the opportunity to shape your career path.

What career development opportunities are available for Associates at FORVIS?

As an Associate Tax at FORVIS, you will have the chance to strengthen your foundation and grow your skill set. You will actively participate in determining your career path and have opportunities for advancement within the company.

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Mission & Purpose

FORVIS is a professional services firm that provides assurance, tax, and advisory solutions to clients across various industries. The company focuses on helping businesses and organisations navigate complex financial landscapes, enhance performance, and achieve their strategic goals. By leveraging deep industry knowledge and innovative approaches, FORVIS aims to deliver tailored, high-quality services that drive growth, ensure compliance, and add value to its clients' operations. The firm is committed to fostering long-term relationships and supporting clients' success in an ever-changing market.


  • Flexibility

    Our team members enjoy many resources and programs to help them integrate their personal and professional lives. These include generous time off, leave opportunities, and flexible work schedules, so they can take the time they need to recharge.

  • Financial Security

    We want our people to feel confident about their financial future. That’s why FORVIS offers a variety of programs and initiatives to help set you up for long-term success beyond your normal compensation, including a 401(k) plan.

  • Lifestyle Benefits

    No matter where you are in life’s journey, we invest in a wide range of lifestyle benefits to help you explore, develop, and thrive in your interests and well-being.

  • Physical Well-Being

    We value your health. Whether you’re looking for a simple checkup, brighter smile, or new lenses, we’re here to help you become your best self. Our comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans are designed to support you in reaching your health goals and unlocking your full potential.