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Tax Preparer

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Posted: 05/28/24 Industry: Accountant Job Number: 129531 Pay Rate: $55,000-$80,000

Job Description

HireLevel is seeking a detail-oriented and critical thinker for a Tax Preparer for an established CPA firm located in Cape Girardeau, MO. This is a Direct Hire opportunity with a comprehensive benefit package offered.

The Tax Preparer complies with all IRS and state filing requirements and has previous public accounting experience.

Job Category: Direct Hire
Location: Cape Girardeau, MO
Type: Salary, Exempt
Shift: Monday – Friday (daytime hours)
Compensation: $55,000 - $80,000/yr. (Depending on Experience)

  • Health insurance: the company pays the majority of the premium
  • Simple retirement plan with a 3% match
  • Vacation days
  • Sick days
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Paid continuing education
  • Cancer insurance policy

Duties and Responsibilities of a Tax Preparer:  

  • Work on audits of local governments, not-for-profits, and small businesses
  • Prepare lower tax returns for:
    • Personal tax returns
    • Corporate and partnership tax returns
    • Farms
    • Small business
  • Complete complex tax returns of individuals and business
  • Ability to check financial statements and make adjustment to financials statements in order to be able to prepare the tax returns
  • Work through and reply to IRS notices and state notices
  • Research various tax topics

Qualifications of a Tax Preparer: 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2-3 years public accounting experience required
  • Experience with tax processes 
  • Financial or accounting experience a plus
  • Knowledge of various computer programs (Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office, Internet, accounting software, and database systems)
  • Ability to communicate orally in conversation both in person and by telephone
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have reliable transportation and applicable insurance

HireLevel is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other protected classification protected by local, state, or federal laws.
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