Tax Accountant

Robert Half Accountemps
Gaithersburg, MD
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
Full Time
Description A respected firm in the Gaithersburg, MD area is seeking a tax accountant to help during tax season. You would be responsible for income tax preparation for individuals/companies. Identifies potential tax credits and liabilities and ensures accurate and complete returns are filed in a timely manner. Completes tax forms in accordance with policies and in compliance with legislation and regulations.Primary Responsibilities+ Compute taxes owed by following tax code.+ Prepare or assist in preparing simple to complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses.+ Uncover potential deductions and credits.+ Advise against potential tax liabilities.+ Ensure clients do not pay unnecessary taxes.+ Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures.+ Verify totals on past forms for accuracy.+ Consult tax law handbooks for especially difficult tax returns.+ Prepare tax returns using electronic filing software. Requirements 2-3 years of individual tax preparation and Pro-systems experience is required.Robert Half is the world's first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.Robert Half puts you in the best position to succeed by advocating on your behalf and promoting you to employers. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app and get 1-tap apply, instant notifications for AI-matched jobs, and more.Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for US job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals. Visit for more information. (C) 2021 Robert Half. An Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veterans. By clicking "Apply Now," you're agreeing to Robert Half's Terms of Use ( .