Assistant Tax Associate / Receptionist
Just In Time Tax Services - DORCHESTER, MA

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The seasonal part-time associate/receptionist will be responsible for the day to day activities of a small independent tax preparation office. Successful candidates MUST have previous office management experience and a positive attitude. Tax preparation or accounting/bookkeeping background a plus.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Office and client management
  • Handling front desk activities including data entry, filing, answering phone, scheduling appointments, marketing, greeting clients and other related activities
  • Identify & answer customer inquiries and resolve issues relating to client tax returns
  • Completely and accurately process electronic Federal and State individual tax returns, forms, applications and documents relative to new/returning clients (i.e. 1040, schedules, and statements)
  • Performs other general office duties (copying, faxing, mailing, typing) as needed


  • Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures
  • Ability to learn tax preparation process, follow IRS policies and procedures, have flexible work hours including some nights and weekends
  • Customer service minded with exceptional phone etiquette
  • Able to handle confidential information of highest level
  • Computer literate and proficient with Microsoft® Windows & Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.) * Experience with tax preparation software preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written as well as interpersonal skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Years of Office Management Experience Required: 2 years
  • Minimum Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Pass criminal background check

$8-$11 an hour, depending on experience