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1-800 Accountant Remote Tax Accountant in New York, New York

Overview:

Led by our CEO who was voted one of the country's 50 best CEO's in the United States by Glassdoor, 1-800Accountant is the country's largest virtual accounting firm serving over 40,000 clients.

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.

Located in Midtown Manhattan, our staff is a diverse team of seasoned and growing career accountants.

Who you are:

You are a Tax Accountant who LOVES TAX! You would do it just for the fun of it given the opportunity. You are up to date on the latest tax code and are thrilled to see what will happen next.

In keeping with the mission of the company; you are eager to develop a trusted partner relationship and to focus on personalized service so that you can understand your client's business, analyze each scenario, and make personalized accounting advice.

Whether it?s tax preparation or tax advisory, you are compelled to be the best at what you do. You seek answers to questions and are always continuing your education. You take responsibility for your actions and commitments. You are a top notch communicator. You adhere to a consultative approach, always listening first with empathy so that you can earn your clients trust. You are comfortable building relationships and presenting information by phone and in writing.

Problem solving, analytic thinking and collaboration come naturally to you. You work to effectively transfer knowledge to others, both one on one and in a group. You are willing to both share your ideas and take direction.

As a Remote Tax Advisor, you are thrilled when your clients are successful!

Requirements and Responsibilities for Remote Tax Accountant:

  • CPA certification and/or EA license (Mandatory)

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

  • At least 2-5 years experience preparing individual (1040) and business tax returns (1120,1120S,1065) and associated schedules and financial statements

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Good communication skills; ability to clearly explain tax issues to individuals and small business owners

  • Address questions from clients, to include a wide variety of tax and accounting topics affecting small businesses and individuals

  • Experience dealing with entity structuring for start-up companies, tax deductions, and tax notices necessary

  • Analyze clients' tax returns and financial statements

  • This job may require tax prep or bookkeeping work and requires a strong ability to analyze and explain it to the client

  • Ability to communicate well on the phone

  • Answer tax questions from clients and potential clients of 1-800Accountant

  • Dedicated home office space

  • Comfortable and proficient with computers/applications and learn new applications quickly

Skills and Experience:

  • Proficiency in related technologies; spreadsheets, tax prep and bookkeeping software (Lacerte is a plus)

  • Organization: Design workflows and procedures to ensure deadlines are achieved

  • Working knowledge of general business practices and ability to demonstrate business and financial acumen

  • Ability to coach, train and assist in mentoring less experienced staff

  • Experience advising business entities, tax preparation, payroll and bookkeeping

  • Ability to manage a high volume of clients across verticals with poise

Benefits:

  • Flexibility scheduling your time, as long as client needs are met

  • We are open to a variety of work arrangements - this can be a part-time or full-time role

  • No time spent commuting

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