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Senior Accountant - Tax Specialist

Ledgent Finance & Accounting Bethesda, MD

  • Salary $80,000 to $95,000 Annually
  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

  • Client Overview: We exist to help small businesses achieve their potential. Our focus on empowering small

business owners stems from accounting expertise and financial analysis, but has a huge emphasis on both

company and insdustry-level analytics. We provide a cloud-based financial infrastructure to our clients

including payroll, bookkeeping, industry analytics, and tax services. Operating through the cloud for our

clients, Our staff work primarily on premises in our Bethesda, MD location. The right individual will

join a team tasked with working for customers, ensuring their financial statements are accurate and on-time.

  • Must Haves: CPA for at less 2 to 3 years, bachelors degree in business or accounting, business and personal tax experience, great customers service skills, technology proficient, detailed oriented and HUNGRY
  • Software: QuickBooks, Xero, Pro Series, Gusto and ADP
  • Interview Process: Phone screen then in-person interview

This role is considered to be a professional role. It is in downtown Bethesda, Maryland. We are seeking a

self-motivated individual, an independent thinker, and highly energetic. This is a busy environment where

client satisfaction is paramount. Client interaction occurs on a daily basis either through email or phone.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must. The right individual will have four primary

areas of focus:

1. Take full responsibility for all assigned customer relationships

2. Review customer financial statements prepared by others to ensure accuracy and develop a

plan to resolve any issues, either directly or through mentorship of junior staff

3. Prepare and file all assigned business and personal tax returns for customers

2. Provide relevant insights to the customer as it relates to their business - both current and future

looking insights

3. Manage customer relationships to include proactive written and oral communication, ensuring all

customer needs are met in a timely manner

4. Work with team members to oversee (and perhaps perform) month-end close process in time for the

automated monthly financial reporting

Qualifications:

Education:

Bachelors degree in business or accounting.

Certified Public Accountant a must

Individual must be technology able and proficient.

Advanced knowledge of Accounting Systems (QuickBooks, Xero, Gusto, ADP, etc.)

Experience:

Possess 3 years experience in an accounting environment.

CPA license a necessity

Very accurate and detail oriented with strong math skills

Proven superior organizational skills, ability to establish priorities, and ability to multi-task under

deadlines

Team player with excellent interpersonal skills

Highest standards of ethics and discretion with prior experience handling confidential information

Proven ability to exercise independent judgment and work with limited supervision

Relentless pursuit of accuracy and quality

Additional Information:

Salary:

Competitive. Individuals are compensated commensurate with productivity. This means that salary is

ascending as the individual progresses in productivity and performance. Work hours will be increased as

work load increases.

Benefits: Without our team members, our mission would simply be an idea. We recognize and value this

contribution, and believe in showing our appreciation to our growing team.

A can't beat it PTO policy: Unlimited PTO. Don't abuse it - but if you can get your work done and

meet your requirements then who are we to tell you not to take some necessary relaxation time!

Top-of-the-Line Medical Benefits: Industry-leading medical, dental, and vision plans available.

Retirement Benefits: 401 (k) plan with company matching

Social: Building a close team is important to us, so bringing everyone together to celebrate and

socialize is important to us.

We are a cloud-based accounting and financial analytics firm designed specifically for insurance

agents. Our platform provides a one-stop financial infrastructure including accounting, payroll, business

analytics and peer bench marking.

Our mission is to help make insurance agents better business owners. We strive to accomplish this in 3

primary steps:

1. We start with best-in-class financial technology. We bring agents up on a platform that includes

accounting, payroll, and business analytics all in one place and managed by a dedicated accountant.

2. We compare the agency's financial performance against others within the insurance industry. Knowing

how well agents are doing compared to the agent down the street or the agent in another state is

valuable information to know how to make impactful decisions for their agency.

3. We aim to increase our customers' financial education with newsletters focused on financial tips and

business insights. Having a ton of data is great - but they have to know what to do with it to make it

valuable!

We're a startup accounting firm with Partners and Employees that are excited about how the advancements

in accounting technology can transform small businesses. We're an entrepreneurial, agile, and fun group – come join our team!

Ledgent Finance & Accounting

Why Work Here?

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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