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Core Tax Associate - Fall 2024 (Cincinnati) Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Core Tax Associate - Fall 2024 (Cincinnati)

BDO USA, LLP - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 5/5/2024 - Expires: 8/3/2024

Job ID: 273169965


Job Description

Job Summary:

The Tax Associate, Core Tax Services is responsible for utilizing their educational background as well as communication and organizational skills by assisting with the preparation of tax returns and research. In this role, the Tax Associate, Core Tax Services will be charged with utilizing basic research skills and working with tax software applications to complete simple tax returns for review.

Job Duties:

Tax Compliance

Ensures both that (a) clients comply with all applicable authorities, while at the same time minimizing their tax and reporting burdens, and (b) self and client service teams comply with all Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual ("TQM").

Applies understanding of client's unique set of circumstances, documentation, and/or other requirements mandated by law and prepares required filings (tax returns) using a system of review and documentation to ensure that the client is in full compliance, while keeping the client's tax and reporting burden's as low as possible;
Ensures all data needed to comply with filing requirements are collected; identifies and properly communicates missing items to prepare return;
Utilizes Firm compliance software to maximize efficiency in tax prep process
Effectively teams with Senior on completion of project (follow-up with Open items list;
Documents all significant tax positions

ASC 740-10 (FAS 109 and FIN 48) Tax Accruals

Correctly and proactively applies Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual (TQM) regarding FAS 109 and FIN 48.

Assists with prep and/or review of income tax provisions

Tax Consulting

Assists with developing, recommending, and implementing efficient and effective methods to maximize client benefits, especially by decreasing clients' current and future taxes.

Applies knowledge of home state corporate, partnership and individual tax structure and filing requirements in completing assigned work;
Effectively drafts clear and concise general memorandums and correspondence;
Identifies potential relevant tax issues or opportunities as part of the tax compliance process.

Other duties as required

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Statistics required OR Bachelor's degree in other focus area and CPA certification required
Masters in Accountancy or Taxation preferred


Leadership experience preferred
Accounting based internship preferred


Eligible to sit for the CPA exams; progress towards admission to practice in a U.S. jurisdiction; progress towards Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agent ("EA") (or progress towards the equivalent of one of these designations) upon starting employment preferred


Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite preferred

Other Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow instructions as directed
Ability to work effectively in a team setting
Takes appropriate actions without being asked
Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues related to compliance
Ability to prepare simple tax returns

Individual salaries that are offered to a candidate are determined after consideration of numerous factors including but not limited to the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and geography.

California Range: $75,000 - $82,000
Colorado Range: $56,000 - $68,000
NYC/Long Island/Westchester Range: $72,000 - $78,000
Washington Range: $65,500 - $75,000

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
Licenses / Certifications:
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Applied Math: 5
Graphic Literacy: 5

Workplace Documentation: 6