Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Waltham


Summary of Position: Growing local CPA firm has an excellent opportunity for a qualified Staff Accountant.
Professional staff members in this role will gain valuable experience in both attest and tax engagements serving a wide variety of clients.
Responsibilities: Preparation of detail trial balances and adjusting journal entries for numerous businesses in a variety of industries Take responsibility for monthly compilations of financial statement reports Prepare reconciliations of balance sheet accounts Prepare reconciliations of income statement accounts, such as payroll, payroll taxes, rents, professional fees, and taxes Compilation and review of financial statement reports Audits and reviews of internal controls Assist with compliance of internal managerial policies, contracts, and agreements Prepare state sales and use tax returns Prepare federal excise tax returns Prepare projections, forecasts, and budgets, as well as prepare analysis of variances Ability to correspond with clients on various matters Preparation of complex individual and business income tax returns, for corporations, partnerships, sole proprietors, trusts, and non-profit organizations Prepare applications for extension of filing individual and corporate income tax returns Research complex tax and accounting issues and then make clear and concise conclusions Prepare projections of federal and state tax liabilities for businesses and individuals Preparation of current and deferred tax provisions Develop creative solutions to client problems and recommend individually tailored tax planning strategies Take responsibility for all phases of an assignment including planning, compliance, and review Skills/Qualifications:
· Possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting
· Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
· Proven ability to work and focus in a fast-paced, results based, and quality service environment
· Strong supervisory skills and the ability to review the work of others is a high priority
· Contributes to team effort and maintains individual work
· Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills are essential
· Experience dealing directly with clients
· Attention to detail
· Consult and contribute to projects from inception to conclusion
· Ongoing commitment to continuing education and professional growth required
· Possess a working knowledge of some (if not all) of the following software programs: Profx System Tax, Microsoft Word, Excel, Sage 50 Accounting (formally Peachtree Accounting), Creative Solutions Accounting, and Quickbooks

  • excel
  • payroll
  • tax
  • taxes
  • word