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Tax Accountant

St Louis, MO · Accounting/Finance
Major Responsibilities
  • Understand general accounting and tax procedures based on the level of service provided
  • Prepare and/or review tax returns for business returns (partnership, "C" corporation, "S" corporation, Not-for-Profit) and individuals
  • Identify and communicate tax planning ideas for clients, including tax research, computations and related documentation
  • Display advanced knowledge of tax related matters on client assignments
  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of tax engagements of various clients in accordance with Client Service Standards
  • Identify and communicate accounting matters to other engagement team members
  • Direct communication with clients
  • Review tax return preparation of tax staff and provide review notes, when appropriate
  • Supervise the tax staff assigned to the engagement, when appropriate
  • Identify performance improvement opportunities in preparation and review of client assignments
  • All other duties, as assigned
 
Requirements
Preferred Experience/Background/Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related degree
  • CPA designation required
  • Master’s degree in taxation is preferred
  • A minimum of three years of current and or recent tax experience in public accounting
  • Strong technical skills including the ability to effectively utilize technology and the commitment to learning in the technology environment
  • Excellent analytical and leadership ability
  • Have the ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services, and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research abilities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word and Excel required).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strict adherence to professional ethics
  • Ability to successfully contribute to the success of a strategic business unit of the firm
  
Location: St Louis MO. Will consider Denver CO or Chicago, IL as well

For immediate consideration, please submit a recent resume in MS Word format in addition to a detailed cover letter with salary expectations. 
 
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