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August 2024 Tax Staff - Chicago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Chicago

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  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field, CPA certified or eligible, proficiency with computers, ability to travel to client sites, and willingness to work moderate to heavy overtime during certain business cycles.
  • The Tax Staff at Cherry Bekaert in Chicago will work on a variety of tax engagements for clients from different industries, preparing individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns, conducting tax research, communicating with project in-charges and clients, and ensuring accurate and organized workpapers.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field. Masters preferred
  • CPA certified or the eligibility to work toward obtaining a CPA license
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above preferred, but not required
  • Proficiency with computers and spreadsheet software programs
  • Ability to travel to client sites as needed, including frequent same-day travel and occasional out-of-town travel
  • Ability to work moderate overtime throughout the year with heavier overtime required during certain business cycles


  • As a Tax Staff at Cherry Bekaert, you will work on a wide variety of tax engagements under the supervision of different accounting professionals.
  • Engage and serve clients from various industries
  • Communicate with project in-charges and clients
  • Develop tax knowledge while preparing basic and intermediate individual tax returns
  • Prepare federal and multi-state corporate tax returns and basic partnership returns
  • Research fundamental tax issues using online tools
  • Prepare and organize workpapers for client files
  • Perform other essential duties as needed


What services does Cherry Bekaert provide to clients?

Cherry Bekaert delivers innovative and sophisticated advisory, assurance and tax services to clients.

What is the company culture like at Cherry Bekaert?

Cherry Bekaert values teamwork, energy, and expertise. They approach business challenges with a client-first mindset and are committed to creating exceptional value for clients.

What growth and development opportunities are available at Cherry Bekaert?

Cherry Bekaert provides space for employees to pursue growth and development opportunities at each stage of their personal and professional journey.

How does Cherry Bekaert support its employees?

Cherry Bekaert is committed to making a difference for its people, providing guidance and support to help employees create their future.

Making a difference for our People, Clients, Community & Professions. #YourGuideForward

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Mission & Purpose

Cherry Bekaert delivers digitally driven and industry-aligned solutions to elevate our clients from mid-market players to market leaders in a hypercompetitive landscape. Ranked among the largest accounting firms in the United States, we offer specialized solutions across assurance, tax, business valuations, digital consulting, M&A and other advisory services to advance our clients' business goals. For more than 75 years, global corporations, private businesses, government entities, nonprofits, emerging firms, start-ups and successful individuals have relied on Cherry Bekaert to guide them forward as their growth advisor. We offer professional opportunities and resources in an environment that is supportive, flexible, entrepreneurial, and offers personal growth. We invest in our people to help transform their careers. Bringing together diverse talents and backgrounds, we empower our people to achieve more. This supports our mission: “Making a Difference for our people, our clients, our community and our professions." Cherry Bekaert specializes in serving industry sectors including Government Services, Healthcare & Life Sciences, Hospitality & Retail, Industrial Manufacturing, Not-for-Profits, Private Equity Services, Professional Services, Real Estate & Construction and Technology. In addition, The Firm has an international reach through our affiliation with Allinial Global. For more information, please visit cbh.com, and be sure to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook. Content on this page has been prepared for general information only and is not intended to be relied upon as accounting, tax or professional advice. Please reach out to your advisors for specific advice.