Accountant and Tax Preparer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service - Saugerties, NY

Full-time | Part-time | Temporary

Job Summary

Accountant and Tax Preparer

We are hiring in the following New York locations: Kingston, Catskill, Napanoch (Ellenville), Newburgh, Monticello, Monroe, New Windsor, Fishkill, Poughkeepsie and Middletown


We are seeking Accountants and Tax Preparers to get our hard-working clients their maximum refund, and to deliver excellent customer service in the process. We offer training, a flexible work environment and hours and bonuses! Join our team and stand out as friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. Jackson Hewitt offers training related to income tax preparation and the delivery of excellent customer service. This position has access to and regularly works with information of a sensitive, highly confidential nature; and regularly deals with diverse matters which require a working knowledge of the business.


Completes all related tax forms in accordance with policies, and in compliance with legislation and regulations.

  • Furnishes taxpayers with sufficient information and advice to ensure correct tax form completion.
  • Consults tax law reference materials to determine procedures for preparation of atypical returns.
  • Answers questions and provide future tax planning to clients.
  • Reviews financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures to determine forms needed to prepare tax returns.
  • Researches tax related questions and issues, and responds to clients appropriately and within a timely manner.
  • Resolves client complaints, or refers situations to supervisor (as appropriate) for resolution
  • Audits all tax return forms for accuracy and completeness (i.e., client signatures).


College degree or course study in tax and/or accounting preferred. At least one year tax preparation experience preferred. No problem..we have excellent training programs. All candidates are required to take our basic tax preparation class which requires 50-75 hours of work. Please only apply if you are willing to take this class.

Job Type: Full, Part-time, Temporary

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary


  • tax preparation or accounting: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)