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Bonadio Group, The Senior Tax Accountant in Syracuse, New York

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to play a key role on our Small Business Advisory team. This role requires the ability to continually learn and use new skills, and to work in a high-paced, changeable client-service environment.

Do you have a knack for managing multiple exciting challenges, delivering customer satisfaction that exceeds all expectations, organizing multiple priorities both at work and on the home front, providing “& More’ with all that you do, adapting to the changing needs of the business world, and working with a team of like-minded professionals?

  • Overall successful completion of client engagements including but not limited to compilations, reviews, and tax compliance.

  • Develop understanding of client’s business and aspects of client’s industry.

  • Prepare clear and concise working papers and financial statements.

  • Generate reports which identify and address areas of significant risk and evaluate overall effectiveness of operations.

  • Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends.

  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external clients.

  • Assist with development and retention of clients, including the ability to cross-sell services.

  • Focus on tax planning in an effort to minimize client tax and present ongoing tax savings opportunities to clients.

  • Assist clients with special projects such as budgeting and cash flow projections, tax planning and sales tax.

  • Prepare and review complex corporate, individual and partnership tax returns.

  • Research complex tax issues and develop resolutions.

  • Deliver projects/engagements on time, within budget and to client's satisfaction.

  • Supervise and mentor staff inclusive of oversight on client engagements and providing evaluative feedback.

  • Prepare complex client correspondence including recommendations, technical issues, and responses to taxing authorities.


  • Bachelors of Science in Accounting

  • 4+ years of relevant Small Business or Tax experience, preferably with Partnership and S Corp returns

  • Recent experience working in public accounting

  • Ability to provide mentoring and leadership to junior staff

  • Ability to develop and sustain business relationships for the purpose of increasing the firms client base

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite inclusive of Outlook

  • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Exceptional customer service skills


  • CPA certification a plus

  • Seek involvement in professional and community organizations

  • Experience with ProSystems FX/Engagement software

  • Prior bookkeeping experience inclusive of QuickBooks

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Hours Of Operation

  • Our office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Our summer hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8:00 a.m. to noon on Friday.

  • The ability to work additional hours during busy season is critical, but the rest of the year, flexibility is key.

In the fast-changing accounting industry, The Bonadio Group is always on the cutting edge of growth and innovation. Top-rated employee policies keep our workforce energized and advancing, and because of our many teams and specialty services, we offer more paths to partnership, including non-traditional arrangements. Add to that our robust training and mentoring programs, and the opportunities for growth really add up. Truly, at Bonadio, your trajectory is limitless. We are the nation’s 38th largest CPA and consulting firm, and the biggest in Upstate New York. Get on board, grow with us, and find your path to partnership. Apply today!

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

ID: 2019-1964

External Company Name: Bonadio Group, The

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Street: 432 North Franklin Street