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Staff Accountant, Tax
Ref No.: 18-04937
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 55,000.00 - 60,000.00 /Year
STAFF ACCOUNTANT, TAX

Job Description
To be an integral part of the tax department, assisting in the preparation of partnership tax returns and other duties assigned by the Supervisor, Tax.

Primary Responsibilities and/or Essential functions:
  • Preparation of estimated tax payments and other tax return related projects.
  • Preparation of Commercial Rent Tax, Excise Tax, Foundation and property tax returns.
  • Preparation of tax workpapers for income tax preparation.
  • Review of federal, state and city income tax returns, including the Firm's partnership return and supporting schedules.
  • Assist tax personnel with special projects and reconciliation of tax accounts.
  • Coordinate and track administrative data for tax return.
  • Research tax issues as they arise and write up of findings.
  • Any other responsibilities assigned by management.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • 1+ years tax experience within a public accounting or professional services firm preferred.
  • Strong understanding of tax concepts, M-3 adjustments; partnership tax return compliance experience is desired.
  • Strong MS Excel and Word skills including VLookup, pivot tables, etc.
  • Possess good analytical skills, detail oriented, willing to work flexible hours to meet deadlines (e.g. overtime as required), strong interpersonal skills and well organized.
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment as well as interact with multiple departments within the firm.
Education/Certifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting required.