One of our clients, a fast growing tax and accounting firm based in Georgia, is building a team that will add value to the company, its reliability, and has the drive to help move us forward. Each individual must be passionate about making tax planning and preparation easy, from the first day our clients open a business. If that sounds like you, we invite you to apply to any opened role with our company.
Position: Tax Preparer/Accountant
The Tax Preparer/Accountant will serve as an integral part of tax-related engagements by performing tax preparation and related procedures commensurate with level of experience, including (but not limited to):
- Responsible for client bookkeeping;
- Entering cash transactions;
- Reconciling bank and other financial accounts in a timely matter;
- Maybe called upon to do bookkeeping services on-site which include cash reconciliations;
- Preparation of quarterly payroll tax returns, W-3/W-2 package and Form 1099’s;
- Responsible for the collection of information and the timely and accurate preparation of sales tax returns;
- Coordinate workpapers to assist in the preparation of Corporate & Partnership returns
- May prepare low-level returns;
- Assist in the preparation of compiled financial statements;
- Preparation of basic returns.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant will generally report directly to the Manager in charge of each engagement that he/she is assigned to.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant will be given direction as to the projected length of time that certain projects and tasks should take, and is expected to actively keep his/her direct in-charge Manager aware of the Tax Preparer/Accountants task status on a regular basis.
- Similarly, the Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to inform relevant staff members when further education is necessary, or when formal training should be sought.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant can reasonably expect to spend at least half of his/her time at client locations.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant should develop an understanding of the various software packages utilized by Distinct Tax Consulting Group within his/her first three months of employment, based on internal and external training sessions and ongoing experience.
- Over the course of his/her tenure, it is anticipated that the Tax Preparer/Accountant will take part in twenty to twenty-five client engagements, excluding busy season.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to always project a positive image (in terms of attitude, appearance, and professionalism) of him/herself and Distinct Tax Consulting Group.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to maintain a positive and respectful attitude in communicating with clients and colleagues.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to eagerly accept new responsibilities and inquire of higher level staff for additional tasks and work, as time allows.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to complete his/her own work as provided by the in-charge manager.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to display a general interest in the firm’s development and continued success by ensuring a quality work product and excellent client service.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to begin developing long-term, professional relationships with assigned clients.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to consider each client’s operations for the tax areas he/she is responsible for, and to begin making recommendations on how to improve systems and operations.
- The Tax Preparer/Accountant is expected to attend firm-sponsored functions and events, and to participate in some form of lower-level marketing activities that do not demand a significant amount of technical knowledge and experience.
As this position generally requires a relatively low level of relevant experience, it is expected that the Tax Preparer/Accountant will focus his/her efforts on gaining on-the-job experience, attending educational seminars (both internally and externally), and displaying an overall desire to learn and grow professionally. Progression throughout the Tax Preparer/Accountant’s tenure should be evident in terms of work product clarity, efficiency, and understanding. It is typically expected for a Tax Preparer/Accountant to progress to the position of Tax Accountant II within twelve full-time months; however, such promotion is subject to management’s discretion. Further, it is required that any staff position at the level of Tax Preparer/Accountant or above require the possession of at least a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
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