CPA - Certified Public Accountant
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description
Job Description

Primary responsibilities include providing daily research and support to a supervisory attorney including maintaining and organizing the calendar, appealing property values, and data entry. Candidates should be organized, motivated, a self-starter, able to multitask, work well with others, have a strong work ethic, able to communicate with co-workers as well as with clients, by telephone, e-mail and letter, and be professional in appearance and demeanor.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing daily support to supervisor
  • Heavy research
  • Department billing
  • Tracking appeal deadlines
  • Appealing property values, which include gathering and entering property values and tax rates into the database
  • Preparing paperwork for appeal (i.e., form, cover letter, etc.)
  • Coordinating hearings internally and working with various local officials to coordinate hearings all over the nation
  • Reporting personal property tax values to various local governments, which includes filing the personal property rendition
  • Managing our database of electronic client files
  • Generating client reports as requested
  • Answering and routing incoming phone calls
  • Processing mail and incoming correspondence
  • Appearance conscious


  • Bachelor's degree (Bachelor of Science or Business & Management preferred) - Candidates that do not currently hold a Bachelor's degree will not be considered for this position
  • Two years of office experience
  • Minimum Cumulative Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

Desired Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Research
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Financial or accounting background preferred. Some legal would be helpful, but not necessary as we are willing to train

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.



Job Summary
Flanagan - Bilton LLC
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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