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 position offers full-time hours with a schedule of Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm during non-tax season, with increased hours during the typical tax season between February and April (overtime will be received). A benefits package is offered to include 100% company paid medical insurance for the employee, a Simple IRA with company contribution, paid time off, and paid holidays.
We are ideally looking for a responsible individual who:
Has a strong sense of accountability for their work
Has the ability to be trained, retain information, and a desire to grow within the scope of their responsibilities over time and be rewarded for that
Works well independently and can problem solve on their own yet can discern when to ask questions
Likes working in a fast-paced environment that requires a sense of timeliness coupled with detailed / accurate work output
Can professionally communicate with clients
Responsibilities to include:
Prepare corporate and individual tax returns and required follow up
Identify issues on tax returns and problem solve independently / ask questions to problem solve
Perform bookkeeping for clients
Prepare financial statements and required follow through to comply with AICPA standards
Assist CPAs in audits and financial statement preparation
Prepare payroll reports / forms as needed
Perform general office duties such as a back up to answering phones, talking to clients, copying / filing / faxing, etc.
3+ years of experience working in an accounting firm
Must have experience with personal and corporate tax returns
Demonstrate knowledge of bookkeeping, financial statements, and accounting entries
Prior experience with accounting and tax software
Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen