Tax Senior - Accountant

Los Angeles, CA 90067 | Direct Hire

Job ID: MM-JM-TaxSr01 Category: Professional Services Pay Rate: $65k+ for the right candidate (salary is DOE)

Our client, a multi-office accounting firm with offices throughout California, seeks a Tax Senior for their Los Angeles office. Known for their innovative customer service, they use proprietary software that integrating data management for a streamlined experience and provide online products that provide customers with real time access to their accounts. As an industry leader, they are frequently called upon to provide expert testimony in court and guest lectures to colleagues around the world. Internally, they see themselves as a family and plan fun company social activities to reinforce the bond built during office hours. This is a great place to work!

We’re currently interviewing savvy Tax Seniors to fill an opening in their tax division. Ideal candidates bring at least 3 years of public accounting experience, a CPA license and specialized experience providing tax services and trust management to corporations and high net worth individuals.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review standard individual and corporate tax returns
  • Prepare complicated tax returns
  • Provide monthly, quarterly and year end projections
  • Drafts reports with footnotes
  • Supervise associates and provide on-the-job mentoring
  • Accounting, auditing, and tax assignments
  • Audit files to verify accuracy of client’s financial statements
  • Manage client accounts (communicates progress of engagements and issues)
  • Prepare ad hoc reports, projects and duties
  • Suggest tax planning ideas management team and partner
  • Analyze and recommend solutions to potential tax issues
  • Prepare dissolution and liquidation returns
  • Attend meetings, seminars and client visits
  • Perform tax research and provide written conclusions

About The Candidate:

  • BA degree (or higher) in accounting, finance or other related (MUST)
  • 3+ years’ experience in public accounting showing progression in complexity (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience in tax preparation (MUST)
  • CPA certification (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience working with corporations and high net worth individuals (MUST)
  • 2+ years’ experience working with non-profits (PLUS)
  • Advanced computer skills including accounting/tax software, Excel, Word and Pro-FX (MUST)
  • Personality and skills: comprehensive tax research abilities, detail oriented, strong verbal and written communication, follow instructions well, time management, highly organized, meticulous, proactive, motivational, excellent management skills

Benefits: top benefits, fun company events and atmosphere, quarterly socials, after deadline celebrations, cupcake events, and so much more

Equal Opportunity Employer considering qualified candidates in accordance with state and federal laws, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


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