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Tax Senior, Columbus OH in Columbus at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Columbus
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/21/2018
  • Job ID:
    TAXSE13108

Job Description

Vaco is currently assisting one of our public accounting clients add some additional tax help prior to busy season! If you have public accounting tax experience and are interested in making the switch to another firm (to get more exposure to different clients, industries, a better work life balance, better path to partner, etc.) we want to speak with you!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for organizing and coordinating clients' tax data for the accurate, timely completion of individual tax returns and simple- to moderately-complex corporate, partnership, S-corp, and trust tax returns
  • Performs diversified accounting, auditing, and tax assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager or partner.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Directs and instructs assistants, where applicable, in work to be performed and working paper review.
  • Determines the extent of test-checking required in an audit and selects the transactions to be tested.
  • Prepares and indexes working papers; performs various procedures established under generally accepted accounting principles to verify accuracy and validity of client's financial matters.
  • Prepares complicated tax returns, and returns on dissolution or liquidation.
  • Suggests client tax planning ideas to supervisor, manager, or partner.
  • Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a partner; writes comments for management letters.
  • Drafts reports including footnotes.
  • Performs the broadest range of accountant tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers, or partners is kept to a minimum.
  • Reviews tax information submitted by client for completeness; meets with or calls clients with questions.
  • Possesses knowledge of tax regulations in order to answer clients' questions.
  • Prepares personal tax returns of various complexities.
  • Prepares corporate, partnership, and S-corp returns not requiring advanced expertise.
  • Prepares amended returns of any variety and complexity.
  • Prepares personal tax projections through utilization of computer software.
  • Responds to tax notices of any sort and does initial drafts of any letters required.
  • Performs tax research projects requiring minimal expertise.
  • Prepares property tax refund forms, employee benefit plan tax returns, carryback returns for NOL'S, and payroll tax returns.
  • Completes S-election and requests for accounting changes, as required.
  • Makes adjusting entries and completes trial balances in order to prepare a tax return.
  • Maintains a good understanding of depreciation and depreciation computer software package in order to set up clients and read and understand depreciation reports.
  • Prepares tax accruals as may be required in preparing corporate tax returns.
  • Works with confidential client matters; requires ability to keep matters confidential.
  • Maintains consistent, regular attendance.
  • Maintains amiable and harmonious relationships with all co-workers, clients, vendors and visitors in successfully performing all job responsibilities.
  • Possesses knowledge of and complies with all Company policies.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least two (2) years' experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of accounting tasks and tax knowledge.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, or Master's degree in accounting.
  • Either hold a current and valid certified public accountant's license, or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.

Work Authorization: U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

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