Tax - Senior Associate
Des Moines , Iowa
November 19, 2017

Tax-Senior Associate


As a Tax Senior Associate you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts; your technical & quality expertise, and delivering excellent client service:


  • Preparing complex Tax returns – approximately 25-40% of your time

  • Develop, motivate, and train staff level and intern team members – approximately 10% of your time

  • Detailed review and analysis of Tax returns – approximately 10-15%

  • Interact directly with clients handling questions, planning, concerns, etc.

  • Performing, documenting, and summarizing research and conclusions regarding specific tax issues – approximately 10% of your time

  • Remain up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Some travel may be required


**All percentages may vary based on location, line of business, and client need**


Basic Qualifications: 

  • BA/BS Degree – preferably in Accounting or related field of study

  • Must be eligible to sit for the CPA exam –or a licensed JD

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a public accounting environment

  • Ability to work closely with clients to answer questions or to collect necessary information for tax service requirements

  • Experience preparing and reviewing returns

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Masters of Accounting

  • CPA, JD, LLM, or EA

  • Experience with a national or large regional accounting firm

  • Working knowledge of tax code and technical aspects of tax preparation and compliance

  • Strong technical skills in accounting and tax preparation, review experience a plus

  • Experience in dealing with international tax matters a plus



A little about us:
The leading provider of audit, tax & consulting services focused on the middle market.

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