Staff Accountant - Nonprofit Tax
The Staff Tax Accountant performs accounting procedures as well as tax preparation with significant supervision. He or she is instructed by a senior/supervisor accountant regarding the work to be performed, performs the work and makes revisions based on the review performed by the senior/supervisor accountant. The staff accountant is able to apply accounting principles with supervision and bring to the senior accountant’s attention all issues, questions, and concerns noted while performing the work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reviews tax information supplied by client; may meet with or call client with questions.
- Assists with the preparation and detail review of federal, state, local and special tax returns.
- Prepares, or assists in the preparation of, complex tax returns and tax research.
- Reviews tax returns and prepares tax files for review by Senior.
- Researches tax issues and provides oral and/or written responses to management and clients.
- Recognizes, anticipates and resolves tax issues; makes recommendations.
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed, including special projects.
- Meets productivity and efficiency standards (billable hours).
- Tax staff should be familiar with IRS Circular 230 Regulations Governing the Practice of Attorneys, Certified Public Accountants, Actuaries and Enrolled Agents Before the IRS and the AICPA Professional Code of Conduct.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops or classes; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks, participating in professional societies. • Continually develops and maintains the tax return tracking system for the Company.
- Meets filing deadline responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications (Education, experience, certifications):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below as well as those listed in the section above under “Required Skill Sets” are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to be successful in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or other related education, with 0-2 years’ relevant experience or any similar combination of education and experience.
- Tax internship preferred.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes and salary requirements below.
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