Tax Pro Career Center

Bilingual Tax Professional

Mount Vernon, WA
Passionate about customer service? Interested in learning a new skill? We are looking for people like you! Liberty Tax is looking for friendly people to make tax time easier for our clients. Tax professionals are in demand to help individuals and businesses who don’t wish to fight the tax battle alone. Tax laws are changing right now, and we need great people to guide clients through the maze of changes ahead. We'll teach you a new trade that can serve you for a lifetime. Treat our clients well and they will want to come back to you, year after year, to help them though their annual taxes. What we're looking for: Good communicators - Effectively explain to clients the tax laws and what happens next. Confidence - Know your stuff (and how to find the answers) and create confidence in clients that you understand their situations and can accurately as well as professionally move the client forward. Self-Starter - We're looking for people who can market themselves (with our help) as competent professionals. We don't just wait for clients to come to us. We want professionals (with sales and marketing skills, or the willingness to build those skills) with that entrepreneurial spirit to reach out to build a clientele, year over year. Team Players - Our retail offices are teams of professionals helping one another to learn and provide the best customer experience imaginable! Service after Tax Time! - Completing the return isn't the end of the transaction. We care about our customers and reach out to them throughout the year to keep them up to date. Understand their changes in life and keep our name in front of them. We want them to tell their friends about your great service so they'll come to you, too. Bilingual a plus! Sales skills a plus! Retail experience a plus! Tax experience a plus! Not sure? We’d still like to talk to you. Already experienced in building your own clientele or doing taxes? Your experience, coupled with our brand recognition and training can help you to get to the next level. If you can sell, you can sell Liberty Tax services and we can help you to increase your tax knowledge. We help our tax preparers to advance in their knowledge of taxes and achieve new certifications every year. We offer better compensation, better opportunities, and a comprehensive development plan executed by some of the most experienced people in the industry. Contact us today!

Director of First Impressions & Office Mgr

Tinley Park, IL
Our fast paced client-focused Accounting/ Tax practice needs a reliable, well-organized Office Manager/ Receptionist to handle day-to-day operations with a focus on efficiency and time management. The office manager/ receptionist is the face of our firm so it is important to be well spoken with strong grammar skills. This position is the director of first impressions and manages most client contact during tax season. The Office Manager will be responsible for developing clients and with in our office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, office staff supervision and task delegation. We're looking for an energetic professional who doesn't mind wearing multiple hats. This position will include advancement opportunities for the right candidate. The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, an ability to accomplish tasks independently, have strong organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work well with our team and clients. To be considered for this position, you MUST include 1) your resume, 2) a well-written cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position, 3) salary requirements & 4) hours available. If these items are not included, your resume will not be considered. Reception responsibilities will include: • Answering the phone • Scheduling and confirming client appointments` • Scanning client documents • Printing and assembling tax returns • Delivery of completed tax returns • Filing and keeping files organized and clean • Loading files to our web site • Data entry into Quick Books • Accounts Payable/Receivable • Preparation of various reports Office Management responsibilities: Responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency. • Competitive spirit with a strong desire to succeed, exceeds goals, and maximizes opportunities. • Coordinate the flow of client files through office. • Develop organizational procedures and systems for office personnel, including filing, billing, accounts payable, payroll and scheduling • Improve employee and client retention rates through active communication and problem-solving efforts • Manage the social media channels of the company • Comfortable with fast-paced environment • Experience with scheduling, budgeting and payroll • Continue education in management, organization and team-building skills • Manage employee schedules and troubleshoot scheduling conflicts as they arise • Order supplies and equipment as needed • Establish team atmosphere through leadership and employee development Required Skill set • Experience with Quick Books (min of 2 yrs) • Advanced skills in MS Office, Word, Excel • Typing speed minimum 30 words per minute • Strong attention to detail is a must • Excellent organizational skills • Time management skills • Good computing skills • Capacity to prioritize and delegate tasks • Charismatic and well-presented at all times due to the high level of interaction with external visitors • Individual must be honest and reliable • Background check • Possible drug test We are a second generation family owned accounting firm that has served the southwest suburbs over 50 years I am willing consider both full time/ part time Reception/ Bookkeeping position for tax season; potentially two people - One for mornings (10AM to 2 or 3PM) and one for afternoons/early evenings 2 or 3 PM to 7 PM. I am flexible with the exact schedule. You will have Saturdays free to spend with your family. Tax season may involve working Sundays. After tax season, successful candidates will be invited to continue part time over the summer with increased hours in September and October. Pay will be commensurate with experience.

PT/FT Accountant/Income Tax Preparer

Tinley Park, IL
My firm is a second generation Accounting firm serving the Southwest suburbs for over 50 years. Part time associate positions for the 2019 tax season. After tax season, successful candidates may be asked to continue as part time. Our firm's mission is to help make our clients lives better. Job Summary: Outside of tax season 1 to 2 days a week. During tax season potential for full time during height of tax season. The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic, ability to accomplish tasks independently, strong communication skills, and the ability to work well with our team and clients. The position is responsible for managing the tax related needs of individual and business clients of our firm by accurately completing returns and resolving tax issues. The growth potential is based upon the candidate's ability to handle complex tax matters without supervision. During tax season you need a willingness to work Sundays during February-April. You will have every Saturday off during tax season to spend with your family. For the remainder of the year, we offer flexible scheduling, including the option of reduced summer hours. To be considered for this position, you MUST include 1) your resume, detailing your income tax preparation experience(s), 2) a well-written cover letter explaining why you are a good fit for this position, 3) available hours, and 4) your salary requirements. If you do not include all of the above your resume will not be considered. Responsibilities • Prepare individual tax returns including Schedule A, Schedule C, Schedule D, Schedule E, and States tax returns, etc. • Prepare business tax returns (corporations, partnerships, or trust returns). • Generates, e-file 941-940 -1099's W-2's for clients • Complete preparation of financial statements including balance sheet; profit and loss statements and other reports such as client division of income. • Bi-weekly payroll as well as quarterly and annual payroll tax returns • Bookkeeping to include Accounts payable, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, and account reconciliations • Monitor and analyze accounting data and produce financial reports or statements • Drafting letters to IRS in response to various notice • Must have a positive and open-minded attitude • Represent the firm to the public in a professional manner • Ability to work independently, meet strict deadlines and maintain flexibility with work assignments • Excellent time management and organizational skills • Detail oriented - Find Errors and double check own and others work before submitting documents, or e-filing any paperwork • Effective clear and concise written and verbal communication skills with client and co-workers • Identify tax issues, recommend solutions and/or suggestions, and share them with the partner and/or clients • Handle routine client questions and work with clients to obtain the necessary information for financials and tax return completion • Experience working in a fast-paced environment. • Misc. office : answering phone, filing, & mailing; • Various projects and other duties as assigned • Successful candidate will possess analytical problem-solving abilities, flexibility to adapt to new situations, ability to prioritize effectively and interest in working as part of a team. • Candidates will be tested on general accounting knowledge and income tax preparation. • Candidates will also undergo a background check, and possible drug test Education Requirements: • Bachelor's degree in accounting and 2 years of experience in corporate or public accounting. • CPA certification or EA preferred not required • MUST HAVE PTIN or ability to obtain PTIN Software Skills • Experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Excel, and Drake Tax, preferred. • Advanced skills in MS Office • Typing speed minimum 30 words per minute • Candidates will be asked to demonstrate a high level of QuickBooks and Excel proficiency.