Tax – Senior Associate
Location:
Waterloo , Iowa
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
RSM165

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


A little about us:
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