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Entry-Level Tax Accountant (Fall 2024) - Chicago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Chicago

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  • The Entry-Level Tax Accountant position in Chicago at RubinBrown LLP requires a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field, preferably with a Master's degree. Candidates should have strong technical skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office, possess excellent communication skills, and adhere to professional ethics.
  • The Entry-Level Tax Accountant in Chicago will engage in a variety of tax-related tasks, including executing tax engagements, identifying and communicating accounting matters, preparing fieldwork and tax returns, improving performance, and directly interacting with clients in various industries.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related degree, Masters degree in Accounting is preferred
  • Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment
  • Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strict adherence to professional ethics.
  • Ability to successfully contribute to the success of a strategic business unit of the firm


  • Understand general accounting and auditing procedures based on the level of service provided
  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of tax engagements of various clients in accordance with RubinBrown Client Service Standards
  • Identify and communicate accounting, auditing, and/or tax matters to other engagement team members
  • Preparation of fieldwork, financial statements, and tax returns, as appropriate
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Direct communication with clients
  • Participate in the budget process
  • The team member will be assigned to work on a variety of clients in various industries
  • All other duties, as assigned.


What kind of training will be provided for entry-level tax accountants in this position?

Team members will receive an introductory orientation to the firm, including administrative and professional matters. Each team member will be assigned a Career Advocate to help set personalized career goals. Training will also include extensive use of information technology, such as the firm's accounting and tax networks.

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RubinBrown provides unmatched service to closely held and publicly traded companies in specialized market sectors as well as non-profit and public sector organizations. We believe the key to providing value to our clients is our "one-firm"​ culture - a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to client service that has long distinguished us. The RubinBrown team has become renowned for our ability to thoroughly explore alternatives and identify fresh approaches that help our clients build and protect value, while at all times honoring the responsibility to serve the public interest. That's why, after more than 50 years, RubinBrown remains one of the most valued and respected names in our profession.