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Senior Tax Accountant

Position Title: Senior Tax Accountant


The Senior Tax Accountant functions as a resource for less experienced Tax Staff Accountants and helps senior managers with reviews. The position requires technical, client service, supervision, marketing, and administration skills.

  • Prepares and reviews complex tax returns, including personal, business, fiduciary, and non-profit.
  • Assumes tax person responsibility/management for less complex business clients.
  • Performs tax research, planning, and projection projects.
  • Assumes responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.
  • Possesses technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants.
  • Assists in developing and training staff through supervision, evaluation, and assistance in assigned projects.
  • Develops expertise within agreed upon industry group(s).
  • Begin developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations.
  • Makes internal and external presentations on topics within specialty areas, as requested.
  • Develops quality client relationships and loyalty.
  • Ability to work hours necessary to meet deadlines for work assigned.
  • Increased workload required during certain times of the year.
  • Occasional same day or overnight travel for work at client’s offices, meetings, and seminars.

Required Qualifications:

  • In-office work during training, due to the interaction necessary with trainer. Amount of time required will vary based on the individual’s experience and abilities.
  • Individuals at this level normally have a Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting, or other related business field; or equivalent accounting experience.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in individual/corporate tax accounting.
  • CPA licensed.
  • Strong technical knowledge and skills.
  • Creative problem solving ability, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong project management and team management skills.
  • Experience in delivery of quality client service.
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