SUMMARY We are currently working with a growing privately held accounting firm to identify an experienced Accountant / Income Tax Preparer. This is a small office offering a professional yet laid back family-oriented environment. This firm has been in business for over 40 years and their offerings include tax accounting, basic accounting services, certified audits, complex corporate transactions, and management consulting.
This is a perfect opportunity for someone who has become burned out working in a mid to large sized public accounting firm and is looking for more work/life balance.
This position offers full-time hours with a schedule of Monday – Friday daylight schedule with overtime during tax season (overtime will be received for hours above 40 during tax season). A benefits package is offered to include 100% company paid medical insurance for the employee, a Simple IRA with company contribution, paid time off, paid holidays.
POSITION The ideal candidate will communicate professionally with clients, have a strong sense of accountability for their work, work well in a fast-paced environment that is deadline sensitive, coupled with the ability to be accurate and detailed in their work output.
Responsibilities to include: • Preparation of corporate and individual tax returns and required follow up • Identification of issues on tax returns and independent problem solve • Performing bookkeeping for clients • Preparation of financial statements and required follow through to comply with AICPA standards • Assisting CPAs in audits and financial statement preparation • Prepare payroll reports / forms as needed
BASE REQUIREMENTS • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting • Experience working for a public accounting firm handling personal and corporate tax returns • Demonstrated knowledge of bookkeeping, financial statements, and accounting entries • Strong communication and people skills • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen