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Senior Tax Accountant – Start January 2025

  • Category: Finance / Accounting
  • Location: Littleton, Massachusetts
  • Work Arrangement: Hybrid
  • Type: Full-time/Flex

CPA firm providing individual and business tax and accounting services looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to start in January 2025.

Position: Senior Tax Accountant

Location: Hybrid. Office in Littleton, MA; mostly in office during tax season

Job Type: Direct placement

Start Date: January 2025

Hours/Schedule: Full time, mostly on-site during tax season. More flexibility outside the tax season to work remotely.

Rate: TBD based on experience

Job Description: Responsible for managing client relationships, reviewing and signing individual and business tax returns and developing and supervising staff.  Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee individual and corporate tax issues on a regular basis. Review and sign income tax returns for individual, trust, partnership, and corporate clients.
  • Assume the responsibility for the smooth flow of tax returns
  • Analyze IRS notices and directly drafts responses.
  • Perform more complex tax research and review research projects of others.
  • Offer ongoing status updates to management and staff.
  • Meet with current and prospective clients, and cultivate referrals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned/necessary.
  • Identify tax issues and provide tax planning advice to a diverse client base.
  • Work closely with clients to develop strategic tax plans.
  • Oversea and train staff on tax and accounting matters and ensure proper execution of assignments.
  • Mentor staff through efficient delegation, management of talent, and coaching.
  • Proactively develop process improvement strategies to make the business more efficient on an ongoing basis.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License required (active)
  • Strong background and understanding of individual and small business tax returns
  • Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws while being current with new developments
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and Lacerte tax software a plus
  • Personality and communication skills to be client-facing and handle client relationships
  • Ability to work quickly, yet accurately in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
  • High level of ethical and professional judgment
  • Organized, demonstrate problem solving ability and exceptional reasoning skills
  • Self-starter, team player, and a positive attitude

FlexProfessionals respects and seeks to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences of its candidate network. FlexProfessionals does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. The candidates whose resumes are shared with our business clients are selected on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.  

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