An industry-leading company located in Irvine is seeking the expertise of an experienced Tax Associate to join their team.

In this role, the Tax Associate will be responsible to perform intermediate-level accounting functions related to both accounting/audit and tax specifications. A key focus area for this position will entail recognizing and communicating potential risks, preparing tax accrual work papers, and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review.

Key requirements:

  • Complete assigned tasks/jobs.
  • Learn the growth process (identify and communicate growth).
  • Identify and help solve engagement (job) technical issues, anomalies, and non-routine items.
  • Collaborate and communicate with clients and team members in a professional manner.
  • Actively sit and pass the CPA examination.
  • Works with the tax team to prepare and learn to review tax returns.
  • Provides standard client service accounting functions.
  • Provides timely, high-quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations.
  •  Books journal entries.
  • Assist tax department with tax return preparation.
  •  Assists with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
  •  Directs and/or prepares 1099’s, W2’s, and Payroll Tax Reports.
  •  Recognizes and informs senior management of opportunities to increase the level and types of services to clients.
  •  Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate.
  •  Handles routine client tax questions, and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance.
  •  Stays informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area and promote these activities to clients when appropriate.
  • Completes research and special projects as needed.

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in accounting or related field required.
  • CPA preferred. If not a CPA, must meet educational 150 credit requirements to sit for the CPA exam.
  • Prior experience using Tax systems and software, CCH ProSystems Fx, Axcess Tax, Engagement, BNA, etc.
  • 0-1 years of experience in public accounting required.
  • Excellent customer service skills (internal and external).
  • Creative problem-solving and research skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work effectively both as part of a team and independently.
  • Highly motivated and interested in taking the initiative for personal growth and development.
  • Able to handle multiple priorities, tasks, and simultaneous projects.
  • Ability to travel to client locations which may include occasional overnight stays.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your resume to Financialcareers@hireresolve.us.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to connect with the Finance team Caitlin, Samantha, Erin or Lauren on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days.

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