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Downers Grove, IL

Salary: $13-$15
Date Posted: December 6, 2018
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 336935

Job Description

Our client currently has 6 full time seasonal Tax Preparer positions that will last from Dec 15-April 15. They have 5 available positions in Chicago, IL (Cook County) and 1 position in Elgin, IL. The hours are Monday-Saturday from 9am-5:30pm (will have either Tuesday or Wednesday off during the week). The pay is between $13-$15 per hour, depending on experience. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review financial records such as prior tax return forms, income statements, and documentation of expenditures to determine forms needed to prepare return.
  • Interview client to obtain additional information on taxable income and deductible expenses and allowances.
  • Compute taxes owed and complete entries on tax forms.
  • Consult tax law handbooks or bulletins to determine procedure for preparation of atypical returns.
  • Verify totals on forms prepared by others to detect errors of arithmetic or procedure.
  • Calculate form preparation fee according to complexity of return and amount of time required to prepare forms.
  • Establish and maintain client histories.
  • Prospect for future clients.
  • Perform additional office and marketing tasks as assigned.


  • Active PTIN for 2018 Tax year
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience preparing personal tax returns.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills. (Phone etiquette is a must)
  • Bilingual fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Typing speed minimum of 30 wpm.
  • Willingness to work Saturdays and evenings
  • Must have reliable transportation to be able to float to surrounding offices as needed.
  • Experience working with one of the major tax preparation software packages such as TaxWise, Intuit ProConnect, TaxSlayer Pro, or Drake.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Itemization, self-employment income and expenses allowed by the IRS.
  • Experience in amended returns


For immediate consideration, please call our office at 630-246-7837!