Senior Tax Accountant

Recruiter
Octagon Consulting, LLC.
Location
Houston
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Job role
Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Benefits:

Beyond a solid starting salary, look at these great benefits:
  • Employer contribution to Medical health care
  • Flexible spending accounts (cafeteria plan)
  • Dental, vision care available
  • Free CPE training courses
  • 401(k) employer match available after 6 months of employment
  • Recruiting and New Business bonuses
  • Paid parking
  • Work out facility on premise
  • 15 days of paid time off a year, plus holidays
  • Discretionary bonuses paid at least annually
Tax Senior Responsibilities
  • Prepares complex U.S. and state individual income, gift tax, and estate tax returns.
  • Prepares Compiled financial statements for Corporations, Partnerships, and Individuals.
  • Prepares and reviews the most complex client working trial balance from source documents and bank statement reconciliations.
  • Prepares tax planning projections for individual and corporate estimated tax liability.
  • Assumes complete responsibility for less complex business and individual clients.
  • Performs less complex tax research projects.
  • Discuss client matters with IRS and other taxing authorities in response to tax notices.
  • Delegates? projects to staff that can handle them most efficiently and provide accounting and tax assistance to staff as needed.
  • Gains expertise in all tax software programs, including UltraTax/ Profx Tax/QuickBooks/Profx Engagement.
  • Communicates directly with Clients and develops relationships through business and social meetings.
  • Through acquired expertise, performs as a resource in designated areas for tax questions and issues from both tax and Audit staff.
  • Meets with prospective clients and cultivates prospects through referral sources.
  • Assists with tax administration projects assigned by managers and partners.
  • Participates in firm committees as a tax member.
Required Education & Experience
  • Bachelor?s degree in accounting or other major with tax and accounting (through intermediate) course work completed.
  • At least three years of experience preparing all types of tax returns with a public CPA firm or private company.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software, including Outlook, Excel, and Word.
  • Proficient and working understanding in QuickBooks.
*Preferred Education & Experience
*CPA license highly preferred