Tax Preparer

  • Location
    Glendale, California
  • Job type
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 27 / Hour
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Tax

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for a Tax Preparer position in Glendale. This is a temporary opportunity. Please review the details below and if you meet the qualifications listed please Apply Now!


Responsibilities of a Tax Preparer:

Prepares income tax return forms for businesses and individuals.

Reviews various financial records like income statements, receipts of expenditures and previous tax returns to determine a strategy for preparing current returns. Interviews clients to get information on deductible expenses, allowances and taxable income.

Uses tax form instructions and tax tables to make proper entries on the tax form and compute the amount of taxes an individual or business owes.

Consults tax resources and law books to obtain assistance with atypical returns.

Verifies forms that individuals prepared themselves to check for errors or miscalculations.

Calculates proper fee to charge each customer for tax preparation services based on the complexity of each form and the amount of time required for the work.

Takes continuing education courses to stay up-to-date on changes in federal and state tax codes.



Displays exceptional mathematical skills and pays close attention to detail.

Possesses excellent reading comprehension skills as well as superior problem-solving abilities.

Has knowledge of tax law, legal codes, precedents, government regulations and Internal Revenue Service rules.

Shows strong written and verbal communication skills and excellent organizational skills.

Displays good office management skills like typing, filing and sorting data.

Demonstrates sound judgment and has good decision-making abilities.

Has knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and tax-related terminology.

Exhibits strong deductive reasoning skills.

Possesses knowledge of accepted accounting practices and sound economic strategies.


Education and Experience:

High School diploma. Associate¿s degree in business or accounting. Bachelor¿s degree in accounting or economics.

Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) designation from the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT).

Certification from the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP).

On-the-job training program from employer.


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.


Click on Apply Now to be considered for this Tax Preparer position in the Glendale area or any related opportunities with Adecco. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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