Senior Accountant

Senior Accountants support the Firm in a variety of capacities ranging from preparation work to serving as an Accountant in Charge (AIC). A Senior Accountant will have considerable client contact, as directed by the Principal in Charge.

General Description

  • A Senior Accountant will have the responsibility to:

  • Serve as an Accountant in Charge

  • Support other Firm members with advice and research

  • Help plan and budget jobs

  • Supervise and train Staff Accountants

  • Assist in the review of the work produced by Staff Accountants

  • Independently prepare tax returns and financial statements

  • Participate in the local and professional community

  • Generally support the operation of the Firm

Skills Needed

  • A good working knowledge of the tax code

  • A good working knowledge of the professional accounting pronouncements

  • Strong accounting skills

  • Ability to conduct tax research

  • Ability to conduct accounting research

  • Ability to communicate issues in a straightforward manner

  • Good client skills

  • Good time management skills including the ability to assist in the planning of large projects

  • Good supervisory skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to resolve conflict

Specific Qualifations

  • CPA or EA certification

  • At least 3 years experience, 5 years preferred