Job description

Tax Senior Accountant

Job Duties:

The ideal candidate must be able to successfully perform the following duties:

  • Maintain required level of technical knowledge.
  • Prepare tax projections and estimated federal and state income tax payments.
  • Prepare work papers for various book to tax differences.
  • Perform year-end accrual calculations and prepare the tax provision.
  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns; including multistate tax preparation.
  • Prepare personal property tax returns.
  • Prepare other various tax filings: Annual reports, Intangible Tax, Sales and Use Tax.
  • Research projects.
  • Assist in federal and state audits.
  • Maintain our tax preparation system.
  • Keep abreast of current developments in the tax area.
  • Other tax projects as they arise.
  • Identify and assist managers in the resolution of complex client matters.
  • Relationship building with clients and community contacts in an effort to contribute to business development of the firm.
  • Train and mentor staff accountants.
  • Prepare performance reviews.
  • Assist managers and partners with various other projects.

Skills Preferred:

  • Analytical –collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Technical skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decision; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate

person with an alternate plan.

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and

promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to

ensure quality.

  • Initiative – Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks

increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for

and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Two to five years recent public accounting experience
  • CPA Preferred (or enough hours to sit for the CPA exam).
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional

journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations

  • Strong knowledge of ProSystem fx Suite and Microsoft Office Suite including

Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment with many time constraints and


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