Staff Accountant

FIDELITY ACCOUNTING TAX SERVICE - Seattle, WA (30+ days ago)

Full-timeEstimated: $49,000 - $64,000 a year

Skills

Staff Accountant/Tax Preparer

OUR COMPANY

We are a well-established, Seattle-based CPA firm that specializes in serving small businesses as well as international clients. We have been in business for more than twenty years. Due to our excellent reputation and location, we have experienced strong and steady growth both internationally and domestically.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As an Accountant, your main responsibility will be to provide the same outstanding personal service to both our small business clients and our high net-worth international clients. We interact with our clients on a frequent basis, and our systems keep the work flow running smoothly throughout the year. You will supervise and review the preparation of financial statements, prepare and review tax filings (e.g., S Corp, LLC, 1040), and help our clients with ongoing tax planning. As a primary contact person, you will provide exceptional personal service to clients and foster long-lasting working relationships. Your people skills and managing skills are just as important as your technical skill.

JOB DESCRIPTION

1) Tax

* Prepare various tax returns, including 1040, 1120, 1120s, 1041, and 1065. * Prepare multistate and local tax returns, including Washington state, Oregon, California, and New York forms. * Supervise payroll function: payroll and pay monthly and quarterly payroll taxes, including 941 and 940 forms, state and unemployment insurance tax filing, and Labor and Industries quarterly reports. * Ensure clients comply with periodic tax payment and information reporting. * Prepare company year-end closing; file annual tax reports; and issue W-2, 1099, and other necessary forms. * Advise clients on how to minimize tax liability, inform clients of tax changes that affect their businesses, and ensure compliance with federal and state tax requirements. * Research various federal and state tax issues per clients’ requests.

2) Accounting

* Supervise accounting and bookkeeping process from journal entries to financial statements. * Assist with audit paperwork and facilitate the federal and state audit processes. * Set up companies and apply business and all other required government licenses. * Respond to Internal Revenue Service, state, and local government notices and document requests. * Directly communicate with clients to gather information, resolve tax-related questions, and make recommendations for business and process improvements. * Help nonresident alien investors apply for their individual taxpayer identification number. 3) Education

* Publish new tax law changes in newsletter to educate clients. * Translate newsletter and other important government notices to customers from English to Chinese.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have people skills and managing skills
  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience in working with small businesses
  • Upbeat, confident, and sunny personality
  • CPA or strong CPA candidate preferred
  • Experience with preparing financial statements
  • Experience with tax return preparation for partnerships, S Corps, and individuals
  • General knowledge of payroll taxes and filing requirements
  • Must be computer savvy and experienced with QuickBooks and Microsoft Office
  • Desire to learn and grow your professional skills
  • Speak, write and read Chinese

COMPENSATION

We offer highly competitive compensation commensurate with candidate’s experience and qualifications. Excellent annual salary plus profit sharing; final compensation package is negotiable.

Successful applicants will be subject to background and reference checks. International applicants will have the potential to successfully apply for H-1 visa status. Profit sharing is available after training period is completed. If you have the skills and energy we need, we encourage you to apply online. We prefer that you submit an electronic resume via this career site or cut and paste your resume into the body of an email. If you choose to send your resume via email, please send as a Microsoft Word document.

We provided a friendly working environments to our employee. In order to help our new employee has easy relocation experience, we will provide free first month rent apartment to share (900 squares).

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • accounting: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Seattle, WA (Preferred)

License:

  • CPA (Preferred)