Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors

Tax Accountant

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Gordon & Associates
Encino, California, United States
11 days ago

Description

SUMMARY:

Computes and prepares tax statements and records; meets all reporting requirements in a timely manner.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Accurately prepares and files all tax documents.
  • Researches and responds to state/local, federal, and international tax authorities to resolve tax issues.
  • Develops and maintains audit trail and data reporting integrity for all tax needs.
  • Monitors tax law changes and business activity.
  • Participates in development and implementation of tax strategy.
  • Completes monthly compliance reports and reconciliations.
  • Maintains tax depreciation for fixed assets.
  • Assists with general tax accounting.
  • Coordinates all income and franchise tax processes including but not limited to compliance, research, and planning.
  • Prepares and files annual federal and state income tax returns, quarterly estimates, and year-end tax provision.
  • Prepares current and deferred tax analyses for the year-end tax provision.
  • Reconciles sales and property tax accounts.
  • Assists with resolution of income tax audits.
  • Recommends alternative tax treatments to alleviate or reduce tax burden.
  • Coordinates implementation of tax accounting systems and control procedures.
  • Reviews and analyzes the organization's tax accounting operation; recommends improvements.
  • Assists with related special projects as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent; CPA licensure preferred.
  • Required: CPA and/or MST.
  • Five years related experience or equivalent.
  • Strong accounting skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of tax laws.
  • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.
  • Demonstrated ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, and percentages.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Problem Solving:  Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Project Management:  Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Technical Skills:  Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills:  Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Oral Communication:  Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication:  Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork:  Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Ethics:  Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism:  Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
  • Quality:  Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity:  Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality:  Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability:  Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60009218
  • Location:
    Encino, California, United States
  • Position Title: Tax Accountant
  • Company Name: Gordon & Associates
  • Industry: Banking / Accounting / Financial
  • Job Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
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