Senior Tax Accountant with Local CPA Firm

Recruiter
Alliance Resource Group
Location
Seal Beach
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Sep 2020
Closes
15 Oct 2020
Job role
Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Our client is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join their growing team! This local CPA firm focuses on providing services to family–owned businesses and values work/life balance as a priority for employees.

This person will be an integral member of the team, performing a variety of tasks related to client engagements with minimal supervision. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with directing and reviewing the work of other team members and have the capability to make important decisions regarding most tax matters.

Job Description:
• Under the direction of the Tax Manager, prepare corporate, partnership, individual, and fiduciary tax returns
• Prepare tax workpapers and review the work of staff members
• Work collaboratively with others on client engagements
• Plan, coordinate, and supervise the various phases of client engagements related to income taxes and tax planning
• Assist with the application of various tax rules and exceptions to build a potential future tax position
• Understanding of tax compliance life cycle in order to build models that analyze scenarios
• Research tax topics and be able to draft formal technical memos indicating how to apply tax guidance

Qualifications:
• Bachelor' s degree and completion of at least 30 hours in college–level accounting courses
• Active CPA License preferred; at a minimum, a desire to pursue CPA licensure
• 3–5 years of experience in tax compliance preparation of corporate, partnership, individual and fiduciary tax returns
• Active involvement in tax planning procedures to model future scenarios
• Experience with UltraTax and Workpapers CS is an added plus!
• 2 years of prior experience in public accounting preferred
• Familiarity with various tax rules and exceptions
• Great communication skills (verbal & written)
• Detail–oriented with an ability to see the bigger picture and evaluate client needs
• Strong Excel skills

**Only local applicants will be considered. The position is temporarily remote due to COVID–19, but will be expected to be client–facing once restrictions are lifted.**

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