General information

Name
Tax Associate | Chicago
Ref #
2224952
Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
City
Oakbrook Terrace
State
Illinois
Country
United States
Job Category
Tax
Department
Tax
Office
Chicago
Advertised Location
Chicago, Chicago Downtown
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

As an Associate in our Accounting Outsourcing Services (AOS) group, you will be a valued member of our team and will build relationships with our outsourcing clients. This position will offer you an excellent opportunity for career advancement in our growing firm. To be successful, you should enjoy solving problems, possess strong attention to detail, and have a willingness to learn new things.


How you will contribute:

  • Dedicating time to client service while coordinating work for our clients in the following areas:
    • General ledger and process accounts payable 
    • Sales and payroll tax reporting
    • Account/bank reconciliations and depreciation schedule preparation
    • Monthly and year-end closing assistance
    • Prepare financial statements
    • On-site or digital accounting outsourcing
  • QuickBooks consulting and assistance with accounting system design
  • Assisting with the training of clients, staff, and other AOS personnel


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:


  • Strong initiative and problem-solving abilities
  • Commitment to providing unmatched client service
  • Ability to prioritize work for multiple clients and consistently meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Precise attention to detail 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in accounting, finance, or other business-related field or a minimum of 5 years of experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, or staff accounting 


Preferred Qualifications 

  • QuickBooks ProAdvisor designation
  • Prior experience with PFX Engagement and Bill.com
  • Experience working with QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Intacct, or similar general ledger software package

At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions. 

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit. 

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com.

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

  • FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
  • FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
  • Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.