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January 2025 Tax Staff - Chicago

  • Job
    Entry Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Chicago

AI generated summary

  • The ideal candidate for the January 2025 Tax Staff position in Chicago should have a bachelor's degree in accounting or a related field, preferably with a master's degree, be CPA certified or eligible, have proficiency in spreadsheet software programs, and the ability to travel to client sites as needed while being open to moderate overtime throughout the year.
  • The Tax Staff at Cherry Bekaert in Chicago will work on a variety of tax engagements, serving clients from various industries. They will communicate with project in-charges and clients, develop tax knowledge, prepare tax returns, conduct research, and organize 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 type of services does Cherry Bekaert provide to clients?

Cherry Bekaert provides advisory, assurance, and tax services to clients.

What is the approach Cherry Bekaert takes towards business challenges?

Cherry Bekaert approaches today's toughest business challenges with a client-first mindset, working together to create exceptional value.

What opportunities does Cherry Bekaert provide for growth and development?

Cherry Bekaert provides space for growth and development opportunities that will guide and support individuals at each stage of their personal and professional journey.

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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.