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Grant Thornton LLP Seasonal Not For Profit Tax Senior Associate in New York, New York

Position Summary

Seasonal Not- For- Profit Tax Senior Associate

Van-life traveler + on-the-go accountant

Busy parent + busier tax accountant

Avid gardener + growth-minded CPA

Many combinations go against expectations for the type of career you can have in professional services. We’re here to meet and then go beyond those expectations, with the seasonal partnership senior associate role that lets you pursue passions instead of promotions.

Our seasonal Not for Profit taxation senior associates know what they are looking for in an accounting career: flexibility. These senior associates are brought in during the firm’s busy seasons, or other short-term periods driven by business need, to uphold standards, run client engagements and collaborate closely with staff across all parts of the engagement, and for multiple clients.

Here, you’re also more than “seasonal” – you’re part of the team. Beyond flexibility, we offer an experience that is more supportive and inclusive, where you will like the people and clients you’re working with and value the relationships you’re able to develop.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget.

  • Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.

  • Review tax returns prepared by staff and make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing responsibility in review process.

  • Prepare tax returns for

  • Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters.

  • Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • CPA preferred.

  • Two to four years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus.

  • Strong tax accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP, and experience with tax compliance for exempt organizations is preferred.

  • Ability to supervise staff and lead projects.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to travel on short notice and work additional hours as necessary.

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Fast-Tax software, and CCH.

About Us

Hi. We’re Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (A.K.A. one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms.) Here, we aren’t interested in ego or grinding it out alone. We’d rather help others go beyond their expectations. With us, business feels more personal — for our clients and you. It's what makes us different, and we think being different makes us better. What about you?

You know the career you want. So, let’s make it happen. Here, every voice is valued and yours makes a difference. Whether it’s greater client exposure, a broader scope of responsibility, flexible schedules and location, coworkers who care or our bold, inclusive culture, joining Grant Thornton empowers you with the global scale, opportunities, resources and support to create a career that you love. Our breadth of client sizes, no-silos style and flexibility empowers you to innovate, create and excel for your clients, teams and communities. And that’s just day one.

Interested? Get to know us better at gt.com and read on to learn more how you’ll help us become even bolder:

About the Team

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in more than 50 offices around the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

It is the policy of Grant Thornton to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions (including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, working conditions, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, evaluations, and termination) are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital or civil union status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, handicap, genetic predisposition or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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