Careers: Senior Tax Accountant

Description

Senior Tax Accountant within the Client Accounting Services team at Element CPA in Cabbagetown, Atlanta.

Summary

The Senior Tax Accountant position is responsible for providing tax reporting services working as an integral member of both the Tax and Audit Practice Teams.

Responsibilities

A Senior Tax Accountant at Element will be expected to,

• Prepare Tax returns, including Individuals (1040), Trusts (1041 and 5227), Partnerships (1065), S and C-corps (1120), Gift (709) Charitable Organizations (990), as well as other federal, state and local tax returns.

• Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds reviewer’s and client’s expectations

• Provide training for interns and entry level staff

• Recognize and inform senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients

• Ensure professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate

• Start providing detailed review of numbers on Tax returns

• Handle routine client tax questions, research tax issues, and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance

• Travel to client sites as needed

Required Skills

1. Ability to interpret legal documents

2. Knowledge of general ledger systems

3. Ability to meet deadlines

4. Advanced understanding of capitalization methods and policies related to capital assets, intangible assets and other depreciable assets.

5. Ability to prepare and review Georgia, New York, California and other multi-state tax returns

6. Exceptional written and verbal communication

7. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

8. Problem-solving and analytical thinking

Required Qualities, The Element Way

• BE PASSIONATE about building processes and procedures in an entrepreneurial way

• BE COMFORTABLE and enjoy working in a new and ever changing environment

• BE INTERESTED in people and companies from different paths of our community

• BE DEDICATED to providing personalized attention and service to all our clients

• BE a PROACTIVE and strategic team member

• BE a RELATIONSHIP BUILDER

• BE a TEAM PLAYER

• BE TRUSTWORTHY

• BE KIND

Required Qualifications and Experience

A candidate for this position will have components of the following which qualify them as an applicant:

 

• Certified Public Accounting license

• Experience working in a public accounting firm

• Experience working as a senior tax accountant in a medium or large company

• Formal tax accounting education at an accredited college or university

• Formal training in a corporate environment

 

Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs and experience with QuickBooks products, with a strong emphasis on QuickBooks Online. Experience with various accounting and tax software platforms, including Ultra Tax, Net Client CS and CaseWare.

A highly qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate the ability to quickly navigate other software applications without prior experience with that software.

About Element CPA

Element CPA is not your typical accounting firm. We serve clients in dynamic industries such as film & entertainment, hospitality, and real estate, as well as traditional industries such as retail and construction. This gives our professionals incredible experience and training. We are as dynamic as our clients. As we look ahead in the future of our firm, we see incredible growth opportunities for team members.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should email their resume to us with “Senior Tax Accountant” in the subject line.

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