Tax Associate, Senior, & Manager (NY / MA / FL)

Responsibilities

  • Prepare federal and state corporate, individual, trusts and estates, and partnership returns, including exercising professional judgment with respect to issue identification to develop solutions to tax issues in returns.
  • Research tax issues and legislations.
  • Interpret tax code.
  • Provide and maintain proper documentation to support tax return calculations.
  • Analyze depreciation to determine proper methodology for tax impact on client engagements to decide best treatment of disposed for obsolescence and new fixed assets placed in service.
  • Make projections on future tax liabilities based on variable options to make client recommendations as part of the tax planning process.
  • Interact with client personnel regarding tax return information, deadlines, etc. and keep team informed on status.
  • Look for opportunities to provide additional services to clients.
  • Keep current on professional announcements.
  • Proactively participate in professional development opportunities, i.e. Mentoring Program, Coaching, CPEs, etc.
  • Initiate and develop relationship with appropriate levels of the client’s management team.
  • Conduct oneself professionally as a representative of the Firm.
  • Work beyond standard hours in expected throughout the year.
  • Provide training to co-workers on technical areas of tax expertise.
  • Give insight and thought leadership to corporate publications on tax matters.
  • Minimal travel to client sites may be required.
  • Additional responsibilities, not listed above, may be expected as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.  MS in Taxation preferred.
  • Must have a CPA license or be eligible to sit for the CPA exam.
  • 2+ years relevant experience preferably from the Big 4.
  • Must have strong technology skills and be proficient with all aspects of Microsoft Office. Working knowledge and experience with GoSystems Tax RS, ProSystems fx Tax and ProSystems fx Engagement are a plus.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to listen effectively.
  • work well under pressure; able to meet deadlines with accuracy.
  • Excellent analytical, organization and problem solving skills are a must.
  • Ability to learn processes quickly and be able to apply that knowledge to engagements.
  • Flexibility and openness to work on a variety of assignments; be able to multi-task.
  • Basic knowledge of federal and state tax compliance.
  • Team player with desire to be an active participant within the organization.
  • Have a strong desire to maintain a customer service approach focused on exceeding expectations in all areas.
  • Knowledge of basic tax laws/Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Location: NY / MA / FL

Salary:  Competitive Base Salary + Quarterly Profit-Share & Bonus

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