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Alpharetta, GA

Date Posted: September 19, 2017
Job Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 281966

Job Description

CPA / Accountant

Great opportunity to join a growing CPA firm, with flexible work hours and the ability to work from home. This position is primarily tax preparation, with upper level bookkeeping as needed.

The right candidate will be personable; extremely detail oriented; adapts easily to changing deadlines; flexible to changing duties and priorities based on client needs; able to prioritize; able to effectively communicate with other remote employees to efficiently manage workflow.

CPA / Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Build new and existing client relationships
  • Prepare year-end financial statements (tax basis)
  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns income tax returns from clients' accounting records
  • Review GL account reconciliations prepared by bookkeeping staff
  • Review/pay accounts payable prepared by bookkeeping staff
  • Significant ad-hoc projects as needed
  • Review payrolls, payroll tax returns, sales tax returns prepared by bookkeeping staff
  • Assist with mentoring bookkeeping staff to develop their accounting and problem-solving skills

CPA / Accountant Qualifications:

  • CPA Certification or CPA eligible
  • 3 to 5+ years prior tax preparation experience in public accounting
  • Experience preparing tax returns, individual and business
  • Experience preparing sales tax and payroll returns
  • Lacerte Tax software a plus
  • QuickBooks knowledge required
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented & ability to multi-task
  • Proficient user MS Office
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Must be willing to submit to thorough background check and drug screen