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Tax Accountant

  • Location Fairfax, VA
  • Category Finance / Accounting
  • Date Posted 11/19/2021
  • Type Direct Hire
  • Commitment Part-time
  • Job ID #4231

Tax, accounting and advisory firm in Fairfax, VA, helping individuals and private companies, is in search of a seasoned Tax Accountant who will have the opportunity to work completely virtually.

Hours/Schedule: 20-30 hours/week

Job Type: Direct Hire

Location Requirements: Remote

Rate: $40-50/hour

Job Description: This position will report to the Manager or Owner and be responsible for offering accounting services to their clients.


  • Prepare income tax returns of various types including individual, corporate, partnership, trust & estate and gift tax returns
  • Work directly with clients in reviewing their tax return information and answering questions that arise throughout the year
  • Assess and research difficult tax issues as they arise
  • Recognize and recommend tax minimization strategies and best practices on behalf of our clients
  • Respond to tax notices at the federal, state and local level to ensure compliance with regulations
  • Perform bookkeeping and related accounting services, as needed



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 10+ years of previous public accounting experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills with expertise in Ultratax and QuickBooks preferred
  • Proactive communication skills, both internally and externally
  • Able to work independently from home office with minimum level of supervision
  • Deadline driven and able to juggle multiple responsibilities with high accuracy
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail and well organized
  • Love working with people providing solutions as a client advisor and tax expert
  • Must have reliable transportation, phone, and secure home office with broadband internet
  • Maintain CPE requirements for CPA license, if applicable


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