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1-800 Accountant Tax Associate I in New York City, New York

Tax Associate I

1-800Accountant is changing the way business owners think about accessing accounting services. Our team-based model allows our members to utilize unlimited advisory services with well seasoned Enrolled Agents and CPAs across the country. From entity selection to individual and business returns our clients are guided by top professionals and receive hands-on service.

Location: Midtown Manhattan (2 days in the office / 3 days remote)

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of individual (1040) and business tax returns (1120, 1120s,1165) and associated schedules

  • Meet or exceed all productivity deadlines, goals, and established client or management expectations

  • Preparation of client?s financial statements using various bookkeeping software

  • Provide tax consulting to individuals and small businesses over the telephone

  • Help clients minimize their tax liabilities

  • Assists clients during audits and other related inquiries

  • Facilitate client meetings via telephone as directed by the manager

  • Keeps up to date on tax laws and current developments in the tax area

  • All other responsibilities or duties assigned by management

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • CPA certification and/or EA license (preferred)

  • BA or BS in Accounting or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 2+ years? experience preparing personal and corporate tax returns

  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheets, tax preparation, and bookkeeping software, etc. Prior experience using Lacerte is a plus

  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to effectively present information over the telephone.

Why us:

  • Work with the country?s largest virtual accounting firm

  • Work with cutting edge technology

  • Join an engaging community of like-minded individuals

  • Great benefits

  • Growth opportunities

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