General information

Name
Associate Tax September 2023 | Jackson
Ref #
2225147
Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
City
Jackson
State
Mississippi
Country
United States
Job Category
Entry Level
Department
Tax
Office
Jackson
Advertised Location
Jackson
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

Are you an accounting student striving for CPA eligibility or a current associate-level professional looking for a full-time opportunity in Tax? At FORVIS, you can use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems or apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. You will work with clients from a variety of industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career. 

 

You will be coached by our experienced staff and management personnel. As your skill set grows, you will assume greater responsibility and actively participate in determining your career path.

How you will contribute:

  • Working with client personnel to reconcile account differences and analyze financial data
  • Preparing individual, corporate, partnership, or other tax returns
  • Calculating tax extension or estimate payments
  • Participating in client meetings alongside FORVIS partners and managers

We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

  • Effective time management
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a team as well as independently
  • A problem-solving attitude
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Close attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and against deadlines

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate positions require a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting
  • Associates must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam or have CPA certification
  • Solid technical accounting knowledge
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (in major and overall) preferred for college candidates 
  • Early career candidates may have up to 18 months of relevant progressive tax experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate tax and public accounting experience
  • Applicants for positions with FORVIS must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior internships in a public accounting firm performing tax work 


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