Entry Level Tax Staff Accountant

Laporte CPAs and Business Advisors - Covington, LA2.7

Full-timeEstimated: $42,000 - $58,000 a year

Prepares Individual, C Corporation, S Corporation, and Partnership tax returns
Completes assignments within budgeted time and meets tight deadlines
Reviews work thoroughly to ensure accuracy before submitting to managers and partners for review.
Ensures assignments meet the firms’ service quality standards
Identifies and communicates engagement matters to managers and partners
Become familiar with services offered by the firm to assist in cross selling
Establish business contacts with clients and provide excellent customer service by following up in a timely manner
Become familiar with Firm’s practices and polices
Seeks feedback to learn and develop within role
Credentials & Experience

Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Master of Science in Taxation Preferred but not required
0-3 years of tax experience in public accounting
CPA exam eligible or actively working towards requirements for CPA Certification
Knowledge & Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to handle multiple engagements simultaneously, while maintaining consistency and accuracy
Ability to successfully interact with staff as well as clients
Must exhibit a high degree of professionalism
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail