• Seasonal Tax Accountant

    Job Locations US-IL-Mendota
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    Create lasting, positive impact.


    By considering Wipfli LLP, you’ve decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. At Wipfli, we create positive impact and lifetime relationships by leading and working with an outward mindset. As a member of our team, you will be inspired to think freely and follow your passion, grow as a professional by developing your skills and commit to serving our clients and communities with honesty and integrity.


    Wipfli has a broad national footprint with offices coast to coast — and we’re still growing! As an associate, you’ll have access to skill development and career opportunities, whether you want to move up or transition into another area of specialty. You’ll also have the flexibility and technology to work wherever you are, whether it’s at home or in our clients’ offices, or switching Wipfli offices if you’re looking to move across the country.


    Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good — at Wipfli, we’re committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit wipfli.com. 


    Wipfli, LLP is currently looking for an experienced Seasonal Tax Professional to prepare individual tax returns during the upcoming tax season for our offices across the United States. Position can focus on preparing or reviewing individual, small corporate and/or partnership returns. This will be a Limited Term Employment opportunity for the period of January 2019 through April 2019 with the possibility of rehire for future tax seasons. 


    The hours are highly flexible and the role can work remote or from a Wipfli office! We are seeking individuals both with their CPA and those that that do not, but have a passion around tax! 


    • Excellent attention to detail
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
    • Strong computer skills (MS Office, Outlook, etc.) and aptitude to learning new applications
    • Ability to organize work, effectively manage a variety of projects and the ability to work accurately while meeting deadlines
    • Previous experience with tax processing in a CPA or professional services firm is preferred, but not required
    • Previous experience related to small corporate, partnerships and individual tax


    • Significant experience preparing individual returns including all IRS schedules.
    • Experience with ProSystems Tax, GoFileRoom, and Adobe Professional, and paperless process.
    • Demonstrated understanding and proper application of rules, regulations and codes of conduct of relevant governing bodies (i.e. IRS, AICPA, PICPA, State Boards of Accountancy, etc.)
    • A level of comfort working in a technologically-advanced, non-paper based environment


    Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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