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Tax Accountant - 1

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Posted:
November 04, 2019

Description:

Tax Accountant - 1

St. Louis or Chicago, IL as well

Description

Major Responsibilities

Understand general accounting and tax procedures based on the level of service provided

Prepare and/or review tax returns for business returns (partnership, "C" corporation, "S" corporation, Not-for-Profit) and individuals

Identify and communicate tax planning ideas for clients, including tax research, computations and related documentation

Display advanced knowledge of tax related matters on client assignments

Identify and communicate accounting matters to other engagement team members

Direct communication with clients

Review tax return preparation of tax staff and provide review notes, when appropriate

Supervise the tax staff assigned to the engagement, when appropriate

Identify performance improvement opportunities in preparation and review of client assignments

All other duties, as assigned

Requirements

Preferred Experience/Background/Skills

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree

CPA designation required

Master’s degree in taxation is preferred

A minimum of three years of current and or recent tax experience in public accounting

Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment

Excellent analytical and leadership ability

Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities

Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strict adherence to professional ethics

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary):

1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree

2. CPA designation required

3. Master’s degree in taxation is preferred

4. A minimum of three years of current and or recent tax experience in public accounting

5. Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment

6. Excellent analytical and leadership ability

7. Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities

8. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).