Tax Staff Accountant
Alpern Rosenthal 5 reviews - Pittsburgh, PA

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Summary: Perform assigned tasks in the technical areas of an engagement or project to assist in the completion of client service work. Responsible for knowing and understanding the Firm's service approach, professional requirements and lines of business. As ability to assume greater levels of responsibility is demonstrated, more complex technical areas may be assigned. Support the Firm's mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, teamwork, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, commitment and accountability.Desired Personal Values and Capabilities: Client service orientedCommitment to the professionLeadership abilityGood communication skillsSelf confidenceIntegrityProfessional and mature attitudeEssential Duties and Responsibilities: Work Methodology: Able to establish workload priorities and perform assigned tasks on engagements or projects in a timely mannerUnderstand assignments and follow instructionsDevelop good habits of personal time managementOrganize and prepare work papers clearly, neatly and accuratelySelf review work for obvious errorsLearn client's business as it relates to particular area or assignmentAble to work independently and in a team settingObtain an annual budget of 1700 chargeable hours with a total utilization of 2300 hoursKnowledge and Technical Skills: Working knowledge of basic technical tax requirements and accounting principles.Basic knowledge of standard tax forms and preparation of returns.Develop skills necessary to recognize issuesAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnishedWorking knowledge of firm's computer and software packagesAttend required CPE SeminarsPerform other assigned duties, as requestedCommunication Skills: Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skillsRecognize when assistance is needed and asks for helpUpdate senior of job status and concernsGain client's confidence through responsiveness and effective relationshipsRelate well with client service team and other Firm associatesService Approach: Applies Firm's mission statement to all aspects of service approachDisplays enthusiasm for workProgresses professionally by working towards passing the CPA examinationParticipates in marketing skills developmentAdministrative Compliance: Follow Firm policies and procedures Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.Criteria for Promotion: Promotion to the Semi Senior level, the Tax Staff must be able to perform each essential duty and have developed the skills necessary to apply your knowledge on assignments with decreasing amounts of supervision.Educations and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college or university

Keywords: Tax, Accountant, CPA

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