Tax Preparer
EJ Pelton Compny
Chattanooga, TN US
Posted ago
EJ Pelton Compny

We are looking for a tax professional to help our clients prepare and file their taxes. You’ll provide guidance on how businesses can minimize their tax liability now and how they can optimize their tax payment for the long term. Our ideal candidate is someone who can help clients easily navigate the complex world of taxes and enjoys helping people. You should have good communication skills.

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Responsibilities
  • Handle tax filings in an organized, secure manner to ensure each client’s privacy is protected
  • Look over every tax form to ensure it is accurate and complies with tax law
  • Submit tax returns on behalf of the client and communicate with tax authorities
  • Arrange meetings to discuss tax services and give price estimates
  • Minimize the client’s tax liability by using each tax deduction and credit available to them

  • Prepare/process tax returns
  • Examine every client’s financial records, such as their income statements and previous tax returns, to calculate their total amount of taxable income
  • Ensure taxes are filed on time by explaining the tax process to customers and informing them of all deadlines
  • Look over every tax form to ensure it is accurate and complies with tax law
  • Honor client privacy by keeping confidential documents safe and organized

Qualifications
  • Familiar with basic computer skills, including Microsoft Excel
  • Experience handling both basic and advanced levels of tax service, and has in-depth knowledge of the tax code, state tax laws, and federal tax laws
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using standard tax software to file returns
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field required

  • Two years of experience working as a tax preparer
  • EA is helpful but not required

Compensation
$18 - $30 hourly
About EJ Pelton Compny

E. J. Pelton Company is a full-service accounting firm serving clients throughout the area, dedicated to providing our clients with professional, personalized services and guidance in a wide range of financial and business needs. Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. 

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