Senior Tax Accountant in Kenilworth, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/21/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Prepare complex individual, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns;
  • Review mid-level complexity individual, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns prepared by tax staff for accuracy;
  • Research and draft memorandum involving complex tax matters;
  • Identify tax planning opportunities;
  • Handle and resolve tax controversies;
  • Manage multiple engagements concurrently with various teams to efficiently meet client deadlines; and
  • Provide supervision, training and support to the engagement staff and promote open communication to the engagement partner and manager.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Working towards CPA license, or CPA certification (preferred)
  • Having a Masters of Science in Taxation is a plus;
  • 3-5 years of prior experience working in the tax department of a public accounting;
  • Excellent analytical and technical tax skills;
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships;
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing projects in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment;
  • Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills to represent the Firm well to client's management; and
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management skills, and strong attention to detail.