Tax Preparer

Jackson Hewitt Tax Service - Long Branch, NJ (30+ days ago)


Jackson Hewitt is an industry-leading provider of full service individual & state income tax preparation service. At Jackson Hewitt, we pride ourselves in providing quality tax service to all our clients. We are seeking experienced and new tax professionals to complete our staff for the upcoming tax season.

This career is an opportunity to learn & grow in a fast-paced, ever-changing tax environment. Join a team that is focused on providing exemplary customer service for our clients.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • 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)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Associates Degree or higher
  • Course of study in tax preparation and/or accounting preferred
  • Completion of the Jackson Hewitt Basic Tax Preparation Course*
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all clients
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to interview clients to determine their tax situation
  • PTIN preferred but not required
  • Bilingual not required but highly encouraged

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA or Enrolled Agent certification
  • Experience completing complex returns (individual, trust, partnership)
  • 5+ years experience in accounting, finance, bookkeeping or tax
  • Completion of the Jackson Hewitt Basic Tax Preparation Course*
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service to all clients

Jackson Hewitt is an equal opportunity employer.

*The completion of any tax preparation course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment. Additional training, experience, or skills may be required.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract, Commission