Tax Senior Accountant

Yeo & Yeo
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
USD 2,000.00
29 Nov 2020
01 Dec 2020
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Experience level
Qualified accountant

It's people like you that make us great!

Our people are our future - we provide the venue for individuals who have the desire and drive to grow as leaders in the accounting industry. As a valued member of the team, you will be heard, respected and rewarded.

Tell me more

Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants is a leading accounting firm in Michigan, and among the Best & Brightest Places to Work. Since 1923, our industry-specialized accountants and consultants have provided clients with forward-thinking, comprehensive solutions in accounting, audit, tax, technology, consulting and more. To learn about Yeo & Yeo, visit

What's the job?

Yeo & Yeo Senior Accountants in our Tax service line are responsible for organizing and managing client assignments and projects, including the completion of assignments and tasks and project components as well as coaching, advising and directing team members in meeting client and personal development expectations.

  • Bachelors or master's degree in Accounting or related curriculum
  • Active CPA accreditation
  • Experience as a Staff Accountant in Public Accounting or equivalent experience

Technical Abilities
  • Proficient at completing basic individual tax returns
  • Understands importance of completing tax returns and assigned tasks accurately and with efficiency
  • Proficient in Ultra Tax, Fixed Asset Solutions, and Engagement CS
  • Employee has a sense of urgency or promptness to achieve goals
  • Be able to complete various entity tax returns (1120S, 1040, 1065)
  • Has completed a tax research assignment
  • Identify 1 to 2 areas of interest in industry to specialize in tax
  • Ability to lead staff and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Become actively involved with or highly proficient in a technical niche
  • Proficient in tax research including knowledge of resources available
  • Research/problem solve on own
  • Be involved in client meetings
  • Ability to assist and train staff
  • Review staff prepared 1040 returns

Personal Development
  • Develops an understanding of Firm's mission and vision
  • Focuses personal development on evaluation competencies with Career Advocate
  • Asks for coaching and feedback from a variety of people
  • Integrates others feedback into own behavior
  • Independently researches and develops answers before asking others for advice
  • Seeks out learnings from past engagements and, with guidance, applies them to current and future engagements
  • Effective and efficient use of time and dedication during busy season
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures
  • Complete Dale Carnegie course or similar training
  • Identifies professional goals in conjunction with strategic plan of firm
  • Works with Career Advocate to create and pursue a plan to achieve own development
  • Offers accurate and effective coaching and mentoring to others
  • Seeks out, accepts and utilizes constructive feedback
  • Actively develops expertise in particular industry group or specialty

  • Develops an understanding of the team's objective and how his/her role contributes to success
  • Interacts with others in a collegial, positive and respectful way
  • Makes a concerted effort to get to know other team members
  • Proactively seeks coaching to manage conflict and makes necessary adjustments based on feedback received and in accordance with policy and procedures
  • Work with Principals and staff across multiple offices
  • Understands the team's objective and how he/she contributes to success
  • Works independently and as an effective team member to complete project components and assigned tasks
  • Demonstrates respect toward all people and works to understand differences when interacting with others
  • Encourages junior colleagues to ask questions whenever necessary
  • Helps his/her team members complete tasks
  • Manages own conflicts promptly and positively and makes necessary adjustments based on feedback received and in accordance with policy and procedures

  • Participates in firm sponsored events
  • Commits own talents and energy to one or more community organizations

Business Development
  • Uses LinkedIn profile and/or preferred social media to actively engage network through company and industry updates
  • Attend business development training offered through Yeo & Yeo
  • Actively participates in business development meetings
  • Be able to intelligently speak about the firm's mission and services
  • Participation in community networking opportunities through chamber or similar group
  • Identify key referral sources and work to build a professional network
  • Annually develop at least $2,000 in new business or additional services
  • Strives to generate additional business for Yeo & Yeo and its affiliates through cross selling

Benefits & Perks!

Work hard, play hard is just one of the mottos around the firm. We focus on developing our careers, and make it a priority to foster each person's talents and strengths. We succeed as a team when our individuals succeed. When it comes to fun, we celebrate our successes and take time to cultivate our friendships. From office parties and team retreats to our Yeo & Yeo sports teams - accountants have fun too!

Our offerings include competitive salaries; excellent medical, dental and vision plan options; bonuses; referral programs; life insurance; 401(k) plan; an award-winning CPA certification program; community service opportunities; flexible work arrangements; fun firm events; continuous feedback and evaluations and so much more.

I'm in, now what?

Apply today and move one step closer to joining a firm of enthusiastic, driven, creative and intelligent problem solvers working together toward a common goal - to provide every client outstanding business solutions.