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Senior Tax Associate in Montclair, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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Job Description

Our client, located near Montclair, NJ is adding a Senior Tax Associate to the team.

In this role the ideal candidate will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Lead assigned client tax engagements from start to finish, including engagement planning, directing, completion of assigned tax projects, and managing the assigned projects to budget
  • Supervise, train, and mentor other tax associates and interns on assigned tax projects, and assess the performance of tax staff associates for engagement reviews
  • Review client tax returns completed by assigned tax staff and make necessary recommendations on tax return preparation regarding accuracy and applicable savings opportunities
  • Gain a continuous level of increased compliance responsibility in the review process.
  • Prepare client tax returns for the more complex individual, trust, partnership, corporate and foreign tax clients
  • Research and consult with management on various client-related tax matters
  • Participate in networking and business development activities on behalf of the firm

Requirements for the position include:

  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Exceptional knowledge of tax laws
  • CPA or parts of the CPA exam passed is preferred
  • Previous tax return preparation experience is required


This is an excellent direct-hire, permanent role with outstanding benefits, Paid time off, Parental leave, Health insurance, Dental insurance, Retirement plans, Education assistance or tuition reimbursement, child care benefits, Gym membership or discounts and the opportunity to grow with the company.