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Senior Tax Associate - Individual Tax Services

Company: Baker Tilly US, LLP
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAre you a talented tax professional that wants to specialize in US individual tax services?Would your ideal job have no typical tax busy season?If yes, consider joining Baker Tilly (BT) as a Senior Tax Associate - Individual Tax Services! This is an internal position that provides US individual tax services to Baker Tilly Partners, including tax preparation, planning and consulting. As one of the fastest growing firms in the nation, BT has the ability to offer you upward career trajectory, flexibility in how and where you work along with meaningful relationships with clients, teammates and leadership who truly care about you and your development.You will enjoy this role if:

  • You can see yourself as a trusted business advisor, working to find creative solutions to complex accounting and business challenges
  • You want to work for a leading CPA advisory firm that serves middle market clients and whose owners have both their clients' and employees' best interests in mind and are transparent in their decisions
  • You value your development and want to work for a firm that provides you the autonomy to own your schedule and career through structured programs (ask us about My Time Off, My Development and Dress for Your Day!)
  • You want to grow professionally and develop your client service and technical accounting skills to build a career with endless opportunities now, for tomorrow
  • You like having a steady schedule year-round without the large peaks of busy season.What you will do:
    • Be a trusted member of the engagement team providing various federal tax compliance and consulting services to individuals.
      • Provide tax compliance and advisory services to individual tax returns and all supporting tax documents.
      • Participate in tax research projects on a variety of tax issues, help to draft IRS responses and address other tax authority inquiries
      • Team with leaders on special projects in various areas of individual taxation
      • Develop recommendations for the client to consider and share with leadership to discuss and strategize
      • Communicate and team with specialty tax practices on complicated tax matters in the state and local, high net worth, and international
      • Learn and grow from direct on the job coaching and mentoring along with participating in firm wide learning and development programs
      • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally QualificationsSuccessful candidates will have:
        • Bachelor's degree in accounting or law, or a related degree in business, and sufficient course work and credits to sit for the CPA and/or Bar exam in the state you are being considered
        • CPA or JD license preferred
        • Minimum of two year(s) of experience providing federal tax compliance and consulting services in a public accounting firm preferred
        • Demonstrated skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, collaboration, and problem solving
        • Strong leadership, project management, organizational and analytical skills, initiative, adaptability
        • Microsoft Suite skills
        • There is currently no immigration sponsorship available for this position#LI-YB1#LI-Remote OverviewFor California, Colorado, New York and Washington: The compensation range for this role is $65,000 to $113,000. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location.Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory CPA firm, providing clients with a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 148 territories, with 38,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.3 billion.Many of Baker Tilly's roles have the opportunity to work remotely. Please discuss with your talent acquisition professional to understand the requirements for an opportunity you are exploring.Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Baker Tilly US, LLP, Chicago , Senior Tax Associate - Individual Tax Services, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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