Date Posted: 2019-06-07 | Date Modified: 2019-04-08 | Expires: 2019-07-07

Certified Public Accountant

Job Description

Tax Accountant Job summary

Tenured and highly respected Patti L. Simpson CPA firm is seeking an experienced Tax Accountant to join their team. In this position, you'll be responsible for playing a key role during external audit engagements while developing a more personal and direct working relationship with clients and peers, a like. The ideal candidate will already possess a CPA designation and enjoy being a part of a wide variety of challenging engagements.

Tax Accountant responsibilities

Maintain required level of technical knowledge
Prepare estimated federal and state income tax payments
Research and prepare work papers for various book to tax differences
Perform year-end accrual review and prepare the tax provision
Prepare various federal and state income tax returns
Prepare various personal property tax returns
Prepare/Review other various tax filings: Annual reports, Intangible Tax, Sales and Use Tax
Research projects
Assist in federal and state audits
Maintain our tax preparation system
Keep abreast of current developments in the tax area
Provide an information source in the tax area within the company
Other tax projects as they arise
Assist in financial planning and analysis
Tax Accountant Competencies

Analytical - Synthesizes complex and diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reasons even when dealing with emotional topics.
Technical skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decision; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.
Tax Accountant requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting; 2+ years' in a CPA firm or performing tax writeups and returns
CPA required (or in process)
Experience working for a Big 4 public accounting firm is strongly preferred. Combination of public accounting and industry experience is preferable.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and QuickBooks
Tax Accountant compensation

The annual salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. The selected person for the position will also enjoy full medical, dental and vison benefits, 401k matching contributions, bonuses and paid holidays and vacations.

Interested and qualified candidates for the Tax Accountant position should submit their resume for immediate consideration. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible and qualified applicants will be contacted to set up an interview.

Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting; 2+ years' in a CPA firm or performing tax writeups and returns
CPA required (or in process)
Experience working for a Big 4 public accounting firm is strongly preferred. Combination of public accounting and industry experience is preferable.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel and QuickBooks

Benefits

The annual salary for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience and education. The selected person for the position will also enjoy full medical, dental and vison benefits, 401k matching contributions, bonuses and paid holidays and vacations.

Skills

Accurate Data Entry Attentive to Detail

Language Requirements

English

Education Degree

High School

Visa Support

No

Accepting only candidates from:

United States
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Job Criteria

Job Type

Full Time

Industries

#Accounting #Financial Services

Job Location

United States - Albia

Functions

Accounting/AuditingAdministrative, Analyst

Salary

Negotiable

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