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Tax Assistant - CPA Firm (2-3 month contract)

Robert Half San Mateo, CA
  • Expired: February 05, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Prominent CPA firm in San Mateo is seeking a Tax Assistant over the next 2-3 months to assist during busy season. This is an entry-level position that offers an exciting opportunity to begin your career & work directly with Senior-level Managers/Partners!
If you are motivated, have strong attention to detail, a "go-getter" work ethic & desire to work/grow with an industry-leading Financial Services firm, then this is the position for you.
***If interested, have the relatable experience, and can commute to San Mateo, please send an updated resume in Word format to Ally Dutra - & call 650.574.8200***
~Assemble and Proof Tax Returns
~Work on tax extensions
~Process and input data for tax return filing and tracking (paper filed and e-file)
~Process and facilitate tax return deliveries
~Process and bind all tax returns
~Handle all correspondence, including composing letters, typing, filing, scanning and creating PDF files
~Assist with organizing offices and files, retrieve/return client files from file room and return files to file room daily
~Answer phone; return calls, direct telephone calls; schedule conference calls, respond to telephone calls in a timely manner with needed information as appropriate; change email, voice mail, unified messaging as appropriate, retrieve voice mails
~Assist with presentations, personal projects when requested, research the internet for information, research, miscellaneous projects and compile miscellaneous reports
~Work on various projects and tasks as needed
~Maintain detailed, sensitive and confidential files
~Create and organize new files
~Ensure files are accurate and up-to-date
~BA/BS or AS in Accounting or equivalent job experience (Bachelor's degree preferred)
~0-6+ months of work experience
~Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and Microsoft Outlook
~Flexibility to work various hours during tax seasons including overtime
~Administrative Tax Return processing experience preferred
~Able to multitask and prioritize tasks with good judgment
~High attention to detail
~Demonstrates dependability and sense of urgency
~Ability to interact with senior management in the organization
Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills - helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.
Contact your local Accountemps office at 888.490.3195 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.
All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.
2019 Accountemps. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans
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Salary: $18.00 - $22.00 / Hourly
Location: San Mateo, CA
Date Posted: February 5, 2020
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 00430-9502443574
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance

Robert Half


San Mateo, CA
94497 USA