Seasonal Tax Preparer Position

Seasonal Tax Preparer Position

We are currently interviewing tax preparers for the upcoming tax season.  Hard working, experienced tax preparers with professional ethics and attitudes are welcome.

Seasonal staff members work intensively from January to April 15th.  Evening and weekend work will be required during this period.  Overtime and permanent employment may be available for those who show the ability to handle complex work and timely complete assignments.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma

  • Completion of higher-education tax classes or tax preparation courses (can be substituted with tax preparation experience).

  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word (a test will be required by applicants)

  • Ability to

    • ​Work at least 30 hours per week

    • Communicate effectively

    • Research using online and offline reference materials

    • Work rapidly, accurately, and under pressure to meet tight deadlines

    • Accept and learn from constructive feedback

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tax preparation experience

  • LTP or LTC (Oregon certified), EA, CPA, or CPA candidate

  • Working familiarity with Lacerte software

  • Experience using QuickBooks and with providing adjusting journal entries


  • Prepare and/or assist in preparing individual tax returns

  • Complete internal compliance documents such as checklists

  • Research tax issues as needed

  • Insure that all relevant information and required documentation is received by clients

  • Some filing, copying and administrative duties as required

Work Environment:

  • Extended hours - preparers are expected to weekends, and holidays as needed

  • Work stations are in close proximity to each other, respect for co-workers’ space, focus, and use of time will be essential

Compensation commensurate with experience, certifications, and licensure

Days until April 15

Serving the Rogue Valley as Certified Public Accountants and Business Advisors since 1987

At Nagel & Padilla we bring an integrated approach to anticipating and meeting client needs that merges traditional accounting with strategic planning and advisory services. With this holistic approach our goal, ultimately, is to support our clients in achieving business, financial and personal goals.

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