Tax Accountant

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 60,000 per year
Ref. Number
Plunkett, Jeffrey, Spherion
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Job Description

We provide local staffing with a personal touch! Simply put, at Spherion we find people jobs and love what we do!

We are currently looking to hire a Staff Accountant in the Colorado Springs area, to assist with tasks related to accounting and taxes. The company is growing, but still small enough for someone to make an impact on the company. They're not a traditional CPA firm; they're laid back, playful and focused on having fun while working.

Their mantra is "We take the work that we do seriously, but we don't take ourselves seriously"

They are seeking business-oriented accountants with 3+ years as an accountant or bookkeeper (working with business owners a plus)

As a Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for:Job Duties:
--Calculating salary and tax projections
--Entering payroll
--Preparing tax returns
--Tracking down missing information

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

A Staff Accountant that works at this client will need:
--Go getter: ability to work in a face paced environment and hustle to get things done in a timely fashion
--Approachable: ability to take the good with the bad,? and comfortable working in teams
--Attention to detail: a tiny mistake can cost a business thousands of dollars, and could result in a loss of a client. Being detail and analytical is a key trait
--Procedure Oriented: being able to follow training manuals, procedures and checklists are key to success in this role
--Mentoring skills: seeking a candidate that can help develop younger associates; manage their workflows, and critique their work in a professional and detail manner. Needs to have the ability to have ?tough conversations? when necessary


1-4 years

-- Must have 3+ years as an accountant or bookkeeper (working with business owners a plus).
-- Be familiar with preparing and filing payroll tax returns
--Experience with QuickBooks and Xero is required
--Experience with Microsoft Excel is required
--Experience creating, maintaining and editing balances sheets is required

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Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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