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Tax Accountant
Woodbury, NY

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Located near the Nassau/Suffolk Border, our client was founded almost 25 years ago, but has roots, which can be traced over 80 years. Since its inception, they have expanded through mergers and internal growth.  Their expertise ranges from accounting and auditing to tax estate planning, and more.

This position requires you to be in the office 5 days a week.

Due to growth, they are currently looking for a full-time Tax Accountant responsible for performing tax and accounting work as assigned.

The position offers a range of opportunities to grow in rank and proficiency through special assignments, team development and paid CPE opportunities. Normal business hours Mondays through Fridays with the ability to work extended hours and Saturdays during tax seasons and statutory deadline periods.

  • Manage multiple engagements to meet client deliverables
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of staff on client engagements
  • Supervise staff accountants on multiple engagements simultaneously, and evaluate their progress
  • Train and mentor staff accountants
  • Review complex and multi-state corporate, partnership, fiduciary and individual income tax returns
  • Assume tax preparation responsibility for the more complex tax returns, as needed
  • 1040’s, 1041’s, 1120’s, 1065’s
  • Understanding of Estate and Trusts
  • Financial planning for high-net-worth individuals including estates, gifting, IRA planning
  • Manage and assist with resolving tax notices and examinations with government agencies
  • Perform tax research and training on various related topics
  • Review year-end tax projections, quarterly estimate and develop tax planning strategies
  • Directly oversee and manage workflow, client relationships and a team of professionals
  • Provide educational client-focused communications and webinars, as needed
  • Possess strong technical taxation skills and the ability to form strong client relationships

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 3 to 5+ years of public accounting experience leading multiple engagements
  • CPA (or in the process of obtaining a CPA) preferred/required with diversified tax background
  • Working knowledge of CCH Axcess Tax, Engagement and QuickBooks
  • Team player with leadership and staff development skills
  • Effective communicator with problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

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