Grossberg Company LLP, a mid-sized Washington DC area CPA firm, is a premier provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services. We provide a solid, friendly work environment for our employees and we are seeking a skilled Tax Senior to join our team in Bethesda, Maryland.
Tax seniors are integral members of our professional team, as a tax senior you have responsibility of preparing moderately complicated tax returns for high-net-worth individuals and closely held businesses. Tax seniors are exposed primarily to tax work but also some auditing and accounting work may be necessary on some client engagements.
Our ideal candidate will possess acute technical abilities and demonstrated ability to manage client relationships. This is a great opportunity for candidates who are looking to further develop their career, particularly in pursuit of a partnership track.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Prepare moderately complicated tax returns.
Prepare workpaper schedules analyzing activity in virtually all general ledger accounts and apply procedures as required by the type of engagement to the data included on the workpaper.
Apply inquiry and analytical procedures to financial data and evaluate the reasonableness of a client's explanations for variances arising in connection with performing such work.
Assess the reasonableness of estimates used by the client in recording transactions.
Classify accounts for financial statement presentation.
Determine the extent of test-checking required in an audit and select the period to be tested.
Suggest client tax planning ideas to a supervisor, manager, or partner.
Write comments for reportable conditions letters.
Prepare routine correspondence to the client for approval and signature of a partner or manager.
Perform other job-related duties as necessary
Please read the required skills section closely as we are looking for candidates who have these skills.
Candidates without these skills will NOT be considered.
MUST possess a BS/BA degree in Accounting
CPA designation preferred
2 - 3 years' progressive experience in public accounting preparing and reviewing tax returns for various types of entities (primarily S-Corp, C-Corp, and Partnerships) and industries, tax planning, client interaction and performing special tax projects for clients; knowledge of partnership taxation in the real estate industry strongly desired
1 or more years experience in tax accounting with an emphasis on corporate tax and high net worth self-employed individuals
Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment
Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
Proven technical skills with Excel, Word, and tax preparation software; experience with ProSystem Tax strongly desired
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and clients
Strong excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Solid organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task; must be detail oriented
Possess positive and professional attitude
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites
For over 80 years Grossberg Company LLP , a Washington DC mid-size CPA firm, has been a premier provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services, specializing in services to the real estate industry. Grossberg Company LLP has a well-known reputation of unparalleled client satisfaction. At the heart of this success, are professional staff members who possess the skills and training required to survive in the ever-changing world of new tax laws and regulations, advanced technologies and strategic business planning. Built on decades of hard work and timely responsiveness to clients, Grossberg Company LLP devotes a substantial amount of firm resources to training its people, keeping them apprised of the latest developments that may affect their client's business operations, tax planning strategies and their long-term business objectives. As a result, the employees of Grossberg Company LLP are some of the best and brightest in their field and the casual, laid-back working atmosphere lends itself to producing successful, satisfied professionals.
Grossberg Company LLC offers a competitive compensation package including salary, performance-based bonus, training and opportunities for advancement; medical, dental, disability insurance, life insurance, retirement program including profit sharing; paid holidays and vacation, cafeteria plan, flex-time policy, company sponsored gym membership, and business casual attire dress code.
Qualified candidates should apply on-line at http://grossberg.catsone.com/careers