Tax Accountant

Tax Accountant

Location: Saint Louis, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: 0.00 - 0.00 USD per Year

Peg Staffing & Recruiting is partnered with a family owned tax firm in South City, St. Louis who seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Tax Accountant to join their team!  The idea candidate will have a strong background in tax compliance, individual tax return experience and ability to navigate complex tax regulations.  As a Tax Accountant, you will play a key role in ensuring accurate and timely preparation and filing of tax returns as well as providing strategic tax planning advice to optimize financial outcomes.  


  • Prepare and review federal, state, and local tax returns for individuals and some businesses.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant tax laws and regulations.
  • Stay current with changes in tax legislation and communicate implications to the team.
  • Provide strategic tax planning advice to minimize tax liabilities and optimize financial outcomes.
  • Collaborate with clients to identify opportunities for tax savings.
  • Communicate with clients to gather information and provide updates on the status of tax filings.
  • Address client inquiries and concerns regarding tax matters.
  • Conduct thourough financial analysis to identify areas for potential tax savings or risks.
  • Review financial records and documentation to ensure accuracy and completeness.
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred but not required.
  • CPA or Enrolled Agent preferred but not required.
  • 5-10 years experience processing 1040 individual tax returns.
  • Familiarity with tax software such as ProSystems or similar
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to changes in tax laws and regulations
  • Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
  • Availability to work Monday-Saturday during busy season (January-April 15)
Excellent benefits that include:
Employer paid healthcare benefits
40 hour work week outside of busy season


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