Tax Senior

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 60,000 - US$ 80,000 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 Tax Senior in the Colorado Springs area, to assist with consulting and preparing taxes for small businesses throughout the United States. 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 CPAs (or Enrolled Agents) with 3-5 years' experience preparing taxes and consulting small to medium-sized businesses. The company is willing to consider candidates that are almost complete with either license (within 6-10 months)

***$60 -80K yearly
***Tax season bonuses, based on billable hours and efficiency (including qualitative intangibles)

Benefits and Other Perks
***Health insurance reimbursement thru HRA
***Group life insurance ($50,000)
***Short-term and long-term disability insurance
***Allowances for out of pocket expenses such as cell phone
***Flexible hours (core is 8:30AM to 4:30PM)
***Unlimited paid time off (must work 2,000 hours annually)
***Work from home available
***4-day work week: May thru November (closed most Friday in the summer and fall)
***Friday afternoon happy hours in the winter and spring
***Brand new $1.7M, 6,500 square foot standalone office opening in 2019

As a Tax Senior, you will be responsible for:Job Duties:
--Preparing 1065s, 1120s (1120Ss), 990s (990Ts) and 1041s
--Consulting business owners on a variety of business/tax related topics
--Late S Corp elections
--Reasonable salary recommendations
--State nexus
--Fulfilled By Amazon (FBA) issues
--401k plans
--Defined benefits pensions
--Business valuation approaches

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

A Tax Senior 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 necessaryTax Senior that works at this client will need:


1-4 years

--CPA or EA with 2+ years' experience in preparing and filing business taxes
--Experience consulting businesses is a huge plus
--3-5 years' experience preparing 1065s, 1120s (1120Ss), 990s (990Ts) and 1041s
-- 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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