A tax specialist assists in preparing and filing taxes. Tax specialists advise clients on making business decisions that will increase returns, navigate tax regulations, and assist clients in meeting tax deadlines.
When interviewing tax specialists, the most suitable candidate should be detail-orientated, have excellent analytical skills, and solid working knowledge of accounting disciplines and laws. Be wary of candidates who struggle with time management, and lack of interpersonal and multitasking skills.
Reveals experience and industry knowledge.
Reveals experience with resolving IRS discrepancies and analytical skills.
Demonstrates time management skills.
Reveals knowledge of accounting software.
Demonstrates how the candidate stays up-to-date with accounting developments.