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Citizens Bank Tax Advisor - Wealth Management in Tarrytown, New York

Description

The Senior Tax Lead is responsible for supporting the Partner in charge on client engagement s by managing and supervising the work flow including timely assignment, preparation, review and adherence to deadlines for a Financial Services firm located in Tarrytown, NY.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare complex federal and multi-state income tax returns for individuals (including gift and estate taxes), partnerships, trusts and foundations.

  • Review complex tax returns and work with the preparer make necessary adjustments. Communicate tax related issues directly with managing partners and clients.

  • Interact with clients to provide innovative business tax planning, consulting, and compliance services in a timely and effective manner.

  • Supervise and help drive the success of engagements.

  • Attend professional development and continuing education sessions on a regular basis.

  • Prepare financial statements and complete cash reconciliations.

  • Assist with special accounting projects and administrative duties, as needed.

  • Organize training for less experienced staff.

  • Analyze and respond to inquiries from the IRS and state tax authorities.

  • Research various tax matters and advise/plan accordingly.

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

  • Experience with Prosystem Fx Tax, BNA Tax Planner, Creative Solutions Accounting, and QuickBooks a PLUS.

  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task.

  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends during busy seasons.

  • Able to research complex issues among the changing tax landscape with either CCH Intelliconnect or Thomson Reuters Checkpoint research platforms

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of tax and investment information

    Education/Training/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required

  • MST in Tax, Enrolled Agent Designation and/or CPA Required

  • Minimum 5 years prior accounting/tax experience required

    Hours and Work Schedule:

    Hours per Week: 40 Hours

    Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.

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