The Tax Accountant is responsible for the preparation of client tax returns including corporate, partnership, individual, trusts and estate. Additional duties include preparation of quarterly and year end estimates, draft response letters to IRS and state notices when needed, reconcile accounts, make adjusting entries, and prepare financial statements as well as other general accounting and bookkeeping functions.
Education: - Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent required - Masters in Accountancy or equivalent preferred
Experience: - One (1) to two (2) years prior experience in public or private accounting firm - Accounting based internship beneficial
License/Certifications: - Eligible to sit for the CPA exams upon starting employment required and actively pursuing completion of the exams required
Software: - Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint - Prior experience with various tax, file management and practice management applications and research tools beneficial
- Prior experience with quickbooks
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: - Basic understanding and experience preparing tax returns including; corporate, partnership, individual, trusts and estate planning.
- Knowledge of internal accounting controls and professional standards and regulations (GAAP, GAAS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc). - Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the client organization and the firm - Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environment - Solid analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to break down complex issues and implementing appropriate resolutions - Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy - Solid project management skills
Ellenton CPA LLC, was founded to provide exceptional financial, tax and accounting services to individuals and businesses. Specializing in CFO advisory services, full service back office accounting, tax planning and preparation and forensic and litigation support services.
Employing the best of all accounting practices, the eCPA team is equipped to help identify clients unique financial challenges and design specific solutions to ensure their future success. Working with individuals, businesses and organizations of all sizes, locally and globally, we are committed to remaining client focused and results oriented.