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Title Entry Level - Tax Services - Fall 2020 - Chicago
Employee Type Entry-Level
Location Chicago, IL

As new team members in RubinBrown’s Tax Compliance & Consulting Services Group, our staff accountants participate in a rotational-based program for their first two years at the firm. This program allows for a unique introduction to many of the avenues that a professional tax career has to offer. Spending several months in each of the key areas of our Tax Compliance & Consulting Services Group, team members engage in a wide variety of projects, assignments and experiences. Each concentration encompasses a significant amount of client services and provides for different types of expertise.

Federal Tax

  • Preparation and analysis of C and S corporation returns across various industries
  • Preparation and analysis of nonprofit entity returns
  • Preparation and analysis of income tax provisions
  • Understanding of overall business taxation and law

Real Estate Tax

  • Preparation and analysis of partnership returns
  • Analysis of pass-through taxation and law
  • Understanding of real estate accounting and deal structures
  • Introduction to tax credit incentive real estate developments

State & Local Tax (SALT)

  • Preparation and analysis of both corporate and partnership state and local income, franchise, personal property and sales/use tax returns across various industries and numerous states and cities
  • Understanding of the connection between federal taxation and state/city taxation
  • Research and analysis of state and city tax statutes to assist clients in planning

Wealth Advisory Tax

  • Preparation and analysis of individual, trust, gift and estate tax returns
  • Preparation and analysis of quarterly individual income tax projections
  • Introduction to family office services and investment advisory services
  • Research and analysis of financial planning structures to assist in meeting a client’s lifetime financial goals

Preferred Experience/Background/Skills

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related degree, Masters degree in Accounting is preferred

  • Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment

  • Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).



  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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