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Federal Tax Associate (Fall 2025/Winter 2026) - Chicago

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 $78K

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  • You need a degree in Accounting, reliable transportation for client visits, a 3.0 GPA, CPA certification, and strong communication & computer skills. Fast-paced team environment experience preferred.
  • You will work on a team focusing on various tax specialties, completing tax planning, research, and preparing federal and state tax returns while staying updated on tax regulations.

Graduate Job

Accounting & TaxChicago


  • At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.  


  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Accounting major
  • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment 
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working toward the successful completion of the CPA exam
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work effectively on a team
  • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Working on a team that focuses on a wide range of tax specialty areas. This can include accounting for income taxes, accounting methods and periods, corporate taxation, federal credits and incentives, individual taxation, mergers and acquisitions, pass-through entity taxation, private client services, and not for profit organizations.
  • Completing tax planning and research
  • Preparing federal and state & local tax returns
  • Understanding tax regulations and accounting pronouncements 


Work type

Full time

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78000 USD