Our client, a privately held CPA Firm is looking for a Tax Accountant.
The Tax Accountant will lead and manage multiple operations of the tax practice area to deliver quality tax services. This person will serve as a business adviser to clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise.
Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within appropriate filing dates
Prepare and review complex federal and state individual income, gift tax, and estate returns
Prepare complex federal and multi-state income tax returns for S-Corporations, C-Corporations, Partnerships, and Non-Profit Organizations
Respond to IRS and state agency audits, inquiries, and tax notices.
Conduct complex tax research and prepare memorandum outlining findings and conclusions
Communicate directly with existing clients, colleagues, management and IRS representatives regarding various tax matters
Manage staff accountants, provide feedback to them, and evaluate their progress, offer guidance and direction
Build relationships and interact with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
Provide innovative tax planning and review complex income tax returns
Identify and mitigate tax risks
Engage in consulting and special projects as requested
Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
Manage and coordinate tax audits
Enhance existing client relationships and actively seek to develop new relationships with potential clients and referral sources that would be beneficial to the firm
Assist in firm administrative functions as assigned by partners.
Recognize opportunities to provide additional services to existing clients.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Master’s degree in Taxation
5+ years of proven experience in Public Accounting, focused on tax
Excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns
Superior oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of tax software and Microsoft Office
Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
Strong leadership and personnel management skills
Analytical skills with high detail orientation
Experience in managing a small team, delegating work, managing performance and compliance of team members
Looking for a regional candidate with ties to the area. Excellent working culture. Would like someone with the desire to become partner in 3-5 years.