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Robert Half International Tax Accountant in Des Moines, Iowa


Accountemps is looking for an experienced Tax Accountant to start work immediately! This is a great opportunity with an established organization in the Des Moines area. As the Tax Accountant, you will be responsible for reviewing and preparing sales & use tax and property tax for the company. The Tax Accountant will also ensure the filing and renewal of business license applications. This temporary to full-time position will report to the Senior Tax Director.


  • Monthly reconciliation of tax accounts

  • Work with customers as well as local & state tax offices to resolve any issues

  • Apply for Tax Permits & Licenses

  • Research business licenses for multiple states

  • Prepare journal entries

  • Calculate & assist with property tax payments

  • Produce multi-state tax returns at the local & state level

  • Preserve tax rates for sales & use tax



• Degree in Accounting or Finance

• CPA required

• 3+ years of individual, partnership, and corporate tax returns

• 3-5 years of overall general accounting experience

• Good work ethic and ability to complete daily duties with little to no supervision

• Keen attention to details and proven track record of meeting deadlines

• ERP system experience and strong Microsoft Excel skills

• Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment

• Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

• Ability and willingness to meet business critical deadlines

• Strong time management and organizational skills

If you are interested, please submit your resume to

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $19.00 - $21.00 / Hourly

Location: Des Moines, IA

Date Posted: October 16, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 01502-9502727283

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance