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Family Office Senior Tax Accountant

Glenview, IL

The Family Office Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communicating potential risks, preparing tax accrual work papers, and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Tax return preparation including multi state preparation
  • Prepare individual, fiduciary (complex, grantor, simple and split- interest), gift, partnership and private foundation tax returns
  • Preparation of tax projections and related estimated payments
  • Analyze client information and offer recommendations for reducing client tax liabilities
  • Respond to IRS and state tax notices
  • Assist in preparation of our clients’ 1099 NEC & MISC, Household W-2’s, year-end tax information reporting
  • Prepare analysis of various investments
  • General accounting for client business’ to be used in preparing income tax returns, including preparation of trial balances and related adjusting journal entries


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or other relevant field required. Master’s degree in Accounting or Taxation preferred
  • 4+ years’ experience in tax preparation required
  • Completion of CPA Exam, or working toward, highly preferred

Additional Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; ProFx Tax; Quicken/QuickBooks preferred
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion when handling confidential information

Weiss & Company LLP

Weiss & Company LLP is a full-service CPA firm serving small to mid-sized businesses as well as individuals and families. Our firm offers a full range of accounting services including tax, audit, advisory, and specialized services tailored to specific client needs. Recognized as an Illinois “Best Places to Work” for the past 11 years, we’ve been committed to shaping the workplace around our people – their personal as well as professional needs. If you are passionate about growing your career, join our team!

The Benefits You Deserve

401 (k)
401 (k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Parental leave
Referral program
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
*Benefits described applicable to full-time associates

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