Semi-Senior Tax Accountant

Job Description: 

Our prominent and highly regarded Public Accounting Firm is looking for a Tax Accountant to join our Jericho, Long Island office.

Our work is indicative of our Clients:  Sophisticated, Varied, Complex and Boutique.  We will keep you engaged and learning thus offering you a clear path to success in your Career.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Strong tax accounting skills for the preparation of complex personal tax returns
  • Preparation of corporate, partnership, and fiduciary returns
  • Preparation of amended returns
  • Tax projections
  • Financial Statement preparation including disclosures for audit, review and compilation engagements
  • General ledger accounting, month-end closings
  • Maintain clear and concise accounting and tax work papers
  • Review tax information supplied by client; may meet with or call client with questions
  • Recognize and anticipate tax issues; make recommendations
  • Utilize and develop basic understanding of various tax programs and tax software
  • Work with confidential Client matters
  • Mentor Junior Staff
Desired Skills & Experience: 
  • Working knowledge of Accounting Principles and AICPA Professional Code of Conduct
  • Strong bookkeeping skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Keen desire to excel Professionally
Software Requirements: 

Proficient with computer software packages and platforms to include Microsoft Office Suite, Tax Software (Thomson Reuters a plus)

Education and Experience Required: 
  • 3+ years of progressive tax return prep and review experience in the public accounting industry
  • Diversified tax, audit and accounting background
  • CPA preferred