Senior Accountant (cpa)

Posting ID : A1068493981
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Accounting Finance

TITLE: Senior Accountant (CPA)
SALARY: $45,000 - $55,000 per year

SUMMARY: Perform a wide range of accounting, auditing, and tax activities for clients.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

?- Prepare tax returns for Individuals, S & C-Corporations, Partnerships, Trusts, and Not-for-Profits.
?- Prepare Amended returns and file extensions.
?- Consult with individual and businesses for annual tax planning and financial projections.
?- Answer client questions, and work with clients to obtain necessary information for financials and tax return completion.
?- Communicate client service improvement and business growth opportunity ideas to management.
?- Respond to IRS notices independently.
?- Prepare accurate tax work.
?- Conduct tax research.
?- Prepare journal entries for year-end close including bank reconciliation.
?- Generate balance & financial statements.
?- Develop and maintain long-term, quality client relationships.
?- Facilitate expanded business opportunities with current clients and develop new client relationships.
?- Assist in payroll preparation.
?- Assist in preparing financial statements, including bookkeeping reviews and financial statements analysis.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

?- Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance
?- CPA license
?- Minimum three years of experience in public accounting
?- Proficient in Microsoft Applications
?- Knowledge of computerized accounting, but must be able to do a manual set of books

SKILLS REQUIRED:

?- Well-versed with accounting practices, GAAP, and tax laws
?- Superior communication skills and attention to detail and accuracy
?- Leadership and marketing abilities
?- Ability to foresee and plan for the future and long-term effects of decisions
?- Extensive computer skills and knowledge of accounting related computer applications
?- Ability to research complicated tax issues
?- Bilingual a plus; but not required

BEHAVIORS REQUIRED:

?- Detail-oriented and thorough
?- Analytical, problem-solving mindset
?- Collaborative and able to work well with others
?- Patient and attentive
?- Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

- Light to moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous activities of an administrative nature to include
- Sitting or standing for an extended period of time
- Lifting up to 25 lbs.
- Working in a well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation
- Using manual dexterity sufficient to handle/reach items and works with fingers
- Using close, distance, peripheral, and depth perception


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