Senior Tax Accountant at SterlingFreeman

Pittsburgh, PA

About the Job

Senior Tax Accountant - Pittsburgh CPA Firm

Our Senior Tax Accountants work with Mid-Sized and Small Companies in various industries, High Net-Worth individuals including Business Owners, Professionals and Investors, and Not-for-Profit entities.  As a Senior Tax Accountant with our firm, you'll be responsible for developing strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges.  Work on multiple team engagements, including all pieces of any particular engagement - not just one part.  You'll begin reviewing returns and work papers, and assist with the training of junior staff. 

  • Prepare and learn to review tax returns for Individuals, S & C-Corporations, Partnerships, Trusts and Not-for-Profits.
  • Prepare and learn to review Amended returns.
  • File Extensions.
  • Prepare Tax Planning and Projections.
  • Handle routine client questions, and work with clients to obtain necessary information for financials and tax return completion.
  • Communicate client service improvement and business growth opportunity ideas to management.
  • Respond to IRS notices independently.
  • Prepare accurate tax work papers.
  • Conduct tax research for unusual situations.
  • Assist with training of junior tax accountants with software & support in tax issues.
  • Make journal entries for year-end close including bank reconciliation.
  • Generating trial balance & financial statements.
  • Analyze current and prior year General Ledger, Cash book, Journal.
  • Discuss with client year-end adjustments to be included.

Description of the Firm

With a wide range of services and industries, working here will allow you to diversify your skill set.  You'll be exposed to every area we cover.  Our culture is friendly and cooperative, and we create opportunities for career advancement.  Benefits include reduced summer hours, a great social calendar and extensive training.

Senior Tax Accountant (Accounting / Public Accountant / Tax / CPA)

To be considered for this Senior Tax Accountant opportunity, you'll need:

  • 2+ years current tax preparation experience of Private Companies, High Net-Worth Individuals, Trusts & Not-for-Profit entities in a CPA firm
  • CPA earned or in-progress
  • Bachelor’s Degree required & Master's preferred
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets
  • Perform complex financial analysis

Soft skills for this Senior Tax Accountant opportunity:

  • Integrity, Intellectual Strength & Agility
  • Are a passionate learner, and welcome opportunities to be stretched.
  • Bring an Entrepreneurial point of view to the Senior Tax Accountant role.
  • Are an energized professional - seeking greater responsibilities and more autonomy with clients.
  • Have the passion & curiosity to look through the financials into the business, to identify potential opportunities for client gain.
  • Are engaging & thrive building relationships internally and externally.

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Senior Tax Accountant (Accounting / Public Accountant / Tax / CPA)

We Deliver:
  • Hidden Career Opportunities
  • Proven Talent
  • M&A Success

Why work with SterlingFreeman?
  • All inquiries and conversations are held in strict confidence.
  • You'll gain access to more Tax, Audit, Forensic, IT and Accounting opportunities through our deep network of contacts at 7,000+ CPA firms in every part of the US.
  • You work with a team of highly experienced industry specialists.
  • Our mission is to help you achieve your professional & personal goals by facilitating the right connections for YOU.
  • We do this VERY WELL!

Senior Tax Accountant (Accounting / Public Accountant / Tax / CPA)
The Right People, The Right Opportunities, The Right Experience

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