Accountant/Tax Preparer

Accountant/Tax Preparer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Accountant/Tax Preparer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Research tax related questions and issues, and respond to clients approximately and within a timely manner;
  • Answer questions and provide basic tax planning to clients;
  • Prepare and file individual income taxes.

Requirements:

  • Ability to positively and proactively manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines and thrive in fast-pace, dynamic environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficient in CCH Tax Preparation software- a plus;
  • Advanced knowledge of multiple accounting software systems, preferably Microsoft Office (Excel), QuickBooks and MIP;
  • Extensive experience in bookkeeping;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and internet research;
  • Understands need for urgency in meeting deadlines;
  • Experience using tax preparation software, such as CCH Axcess Suite as well as Microsoft Office;
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with minimum of 4 years experience;
  • Embraces personal accountability;
  • Thorough knowledge of the tax process;
  • Proficient in QuickBooks accounting software;
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills;
  • PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number) preferred;
  • Experience in individual income tax preparation (including schedules A, B, C, D and E.