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CPA Tax Accountant

Clayton Services Houston ,TX
  • Expired: 18 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Clayton Services has partnered up with a CPA firm that is seeking a qualified, experienced individual for a Staff Accountant (Tax) direct-hire position at a valued client inside the loop (Houston, TX 77008). The Staff Accountant should be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines; have demonstrated ability in planning and organizing (bookkeeping), and must thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment while managing shifting priorities.

Responsibilities of Staff Accountant:

  • Preparing federal and state tax returns for individuals and businesses.
  • Assisting clients with estimated tax projections and planning
  • Preparing complex tax returns and implementing tax-planning strategies, communicate with clients regularly during the preparation of compilations and business analysis.
  • Assisting clients by monitoring their accounting activity; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.
  • Assisting with special projects and accounting analysis on a client by client basis.
  • Tax research (as needed)
  • Reviewing and preparing of journal entries as for month-end close, performing account reconciliations
  • Applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing.
  • Recognizing and communicating potential risks with staff and clients
  • Utilizing tax software applications to prepare and process filings.
  • Acting as a liaison between clients and third parties

Qualifications of Staff Accountant:

  • 4-6 years experience in public accounting or corporate accounting dealing with financial statements, month-end closing, tax & bookkeeping analysis -OR- a combination of college-level education and experience is acceptable
  • Experience with tax software: UltraTax CS, CCH ProSystem fx Engagement, Quickbooks highly preferred
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and knowledge of Statutory Accounting Principles.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Proficiency in Excel (and Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Strong interpersonal skills & demonstrated soft skills
  • Excellent written / verbal communication

Staff Accountant (Tax) - This is an excellent direct hire opportunity. This position is paying $60,000-$90,000 depending on experience. Great benefits are available upon hire. Immediate need. Apply today!

Company Description
Clayton Servies is a Houston-based staffing and recruiting firm. For over 35 years, Clayton Services has been helping talented job seekers find great job opportunities with some of Houston's best companies including multiple Fortune 1000 organizations. Apply today to make your job search easy!

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Clayton works with Houston's leading companies including Fortune 1000 organizations. We can help you get your foot in the door!

Clayton Servies is a Houston-based staffing and recruiting firm. For over 35 years, Clayton Services has been helping talented job seekers find great job opportunities with some of Houston's best companies including multiple Fortune 1000 organizations. Apply today to make your job search easy!

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