Smith Schafer is currently seeking a full-time Sr. Tax Accountant to join our team to help deliver high-quality services to our clients. If you are interested in joining a mission, vision, and values-driven organization, look no further than Smith Schafer & Associates.
This position is responsible for organizing and managing client assignments and projects. Prepares and leads preparation of individual and business tax returns; provides support to managers and principals which includes assistance with tax planning, preparing compiled financial statements, and researching technical tax issues. Provides leadership and training for entry level accountants and interns.
Prepares and leads preparation of individual and business tax returns.
Completes initial review and prepares complex tax returns.
Provides leadership and training for staff and entry level accountants and seasonal interns.
Assists with tax planning and lead specific assigned projects.
Prepare/reviews compiled financial statements.
Works in team environment with principals, managers and staff.
Understands and effectively uses current tax and accounting software applications when completing engagements.
Engages in learning about the Firm’s business development efforts.
Represents the Firm at assigned business and community functions.
Participates in professional, charitable, and/or civic organizations.
BA/BS in Accounting or Related Field
3-5 Years of experience in tax planning and preparation, tax related projects.
Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
High level of organization, focus, exceptional attention to detail.
Experience with ProSystems Tax Preparation software, QuickBooks, and CCH Engagement.
Customer-service oriented, demonstrated by the following attributes: proactive, observant, knowledgeable and reliable.
CPA exam passed or on track to complete.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience level. In addition to base pay, we have a professional pay plan.
About Smith Schafer & Associates
Smith Schafer, an award-winning, multi-office accounting and consulting CPA firm. We are mostly known for helping local, Minnesota businesses grow with accounting and consulting solutions. People often refer to us as a helpful business advisor. We provide proactive solutions, deep expertise, and personal relationships, allowing our clients more time to work on growing their business. As an award-winning CPA firm, we have been featured on Forbes Top Tax Firm list and awarded the Top 175 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.
Why Work for Smith Schafer?
• 95% of our team members say that they feel genuinely appreciated at Smith Schafer.
• 90% of our team members say that Smith Schafer enable them to work at the full potential.