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Entry-Level Tax Accountant (Fall 2025) - Chicago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • The candidate must have a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or a related field, strong technical skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, excellent communication skills, adherence to professional ethics, and the ability to contribute to the success of the firm's strategic business unit.
  • The entry-level tax accountant in this position will be responsible for executing tax engagements, preparing financial statements and tax returns, identifying performance improvement opportunities, and communicating with clients. They will also participate in budgeting and work on a variety of clients in different industries.

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • 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.

FAQs

What kind of training and orientation can entry-level tax accountants expect when starting at the firm in Fall 2025?

Team members will undergo an introductory orientation that includes administrative and professional matters. They will also be assigned a Career Advocate to help build personalized career goals and receive training in information technology and the firm's accounting and tax networks.

Will entry-level tax accountants in Chicago have access to personalized career goals?

Yes, each team member will be assigned a Career Advocate who will assist in building personalized career goals.

How will entry-level tax accountants be trained in the firm's accounting and tax networks?

Team members will receive extensive training in information technology, including the firm's accounting and tax networks.

Accounting
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1952
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

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.