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Tax Associate
Ref No.: 17-01908
Location: New Canaan, Connecticut
Tax Associate – New Canaan, CT  
VALiNTRY’s CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size, and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.
 
About this Opportunity:
We look for professionals with excellent client service skills, broad accounting knowledge and team players.  We make it a priority to provide opportunities for professional development, career advancement and a healthy balance between work time and personal time. We offer excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package in a progressive, growth oriented professional environment.

The Tax Associate is responsible for basic tax activities including, but not limited to, tax preparations for corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Prepare corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns and planning under limited supervision of Manager
  • Prepare and/or review quarterly and annual information/non-tax returns
  • Review tax returns and ensure accuracy and completeness
  • File tax forms electronically for quick processing
  • If errors found in filing, correct errors until accepted
  • Remain familiar with IRS guidelines and accounting principles
  • Assist with various tax audits as necessary
  • Interact with IRS and state tax agencies to address inquiries
  • Manage daily client workflow and multiple client projects at any given time
  • Complete assignments within timeline and budget
  • Manage simple individual clients
  • Participate in planning and scheduling client engagements
  • Keep ‘client team’ apprised of any client contact to avoid duplicate requests
  • Seek opportunities to be chargeable
  • Seek opportunities to assist with additional projects to increase technical ability
  • Conduct appropriate and applicable research regarding tax issues to ensure accuracy and implementation of specific tax law
Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in use of computers, including use of Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to confidential information
  • Ability to meet time constraints and client deadlines
  • Ability to work heavy overtime from January to April 15 (may be in excess of 55 hours per week). Occasional overtime work required throughout the year.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate in a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a complex workload to meet reporting deadlines
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • 3-5 year’s accounting and tax experience required
  • Takes Initiative, takes ownership for actions, and sets examples for others
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Masters is a plus
  • Current and valid CPA license is required
Benefits:
  • Summer Flex Time
  • Compensatory Time Off
  • Work-From-Home Capabilities
  • Employee Activities
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Medical & Dental Coverage
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Continuing Education Benefits
 
For immediate consideration please send your Resume/CV to joe@valintry.com
 
Joe DiGennaro
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789

T: 407-392-3128 | M: 407-917-7584
E: joe@valintry.com
W: VALiNTRY.com

As a reminder, we can only represent candidates with recent public accounting experience. Thank you for understanding.