Accounting Paraprofessional (Connecticut Locations)

Responsibilities

  • Performing bookkeeping services for clients including, but not limited to, recording of transactions, preparing adjusting journal entries, preparation of trial balances, depreciation schedules and monthly, quarterly or annual reconciliations.
  • Preparation of quarterly and annual federal and state payroll tax returns and annual Form 1099s
  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly and demonstrate knowledge of basic technical skills, as well as related knowledge of necessary systems and procedures.
  • Gathering data for tax return preparation and maintaining client tax files.
  • Preparation of federal and state individual income tax returns.
  • Preparing federal tax form 1041 primarily related to trusts, inputting of partnership K-1’s brokerage activity, and related.
  • Preparation of simple to moderate form 1040
  • Assist professional staff in preparing workpapers, trial balances, depreciation schedules, entering data for computer applications and preparing engagement correspondence.
  • Gathering data for tax return preparation and maintaining client tax files.
  • Completing month end work (track payment of federal, state and local tax estimates, review G/L detail to be sure sufficient information is provided for preparation of year-end returns.)

 

Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Accounting and/or working towards Bachelors degree.
  • 2-5 years of experience in public accounting, corporate or private business.
  • Strong understanding of accounting, bookkeeping and tax preparation services.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, QuickBooks and/or Peachtree.
  • Experience with individual income tax preparation is a plus.
  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically.
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills fostering client relationships.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective listening skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy.

 

H-1B applicants welcome.

 

Location: Connecticut Locations

Salary: Highly Competitive

 

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