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Staff Accountant

Company: Richard B. Homes, CPA, LLC
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

We're hiring a skilled tax professional to help our clients file taxes more efficiently. You'll educate businesses and individual clients on tactics to optimize their tax payments and advise them on how to save more in the future. Applicants should be strong communicators who can simplify complex tax information and provide excellent customer service. If you pride yourself on a high level of accuracy in your work and love helping people, please apply today!

Responsibilities:
--- Analyze each client's financial records, including their income statements and previous tax returns to calculate the amount of taxable income each client possesses
--- Review each tax form to make sure everything is accurate and ensure tax compliance
--- Develops a good working relationship with the Firm's designated clients
--- Possesses a knowledge/understanding of the client, especially as related to tax matters
--- Assists assigned Firm clients with their accounting and tax needs; possible travel to client sites
--- Returns client calls/emails
--- Demonstrates actions as a self-starter by seeking out and working on designated client files
--- Keeps client and staff communication professional, clear and concise
--- Researches technical tax matters and documents such as research in the client's work papers
--- Prepares complex income tax returns, including consolidated and multi-state tax returns
--- Coordinates the scheduling of tax journal entries with the client and assists in making such journal entries in the client's Quickbooks files or another accounting system
--- Monitors the budget on tax engagements and alerts their supervisor of potential concerns about possible fee modification actions
--- Follows proper firm protocol on all engagements
--- Demonstrates effective project management skills, inspires teamwork and responsibility with engaging team members, and uses current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and service
--- Prepares invoices and details of fees to clients
--- Communicates to clients the compliance-related deadlines such as extensions, tax estimate requirements, and tax return filings

Qualifications:

Must have 2 or more years of work experience at an accounting firm or as a management accountant, bookkeeper, cost accountant or similar
Must exhibit exemplary problem-solving, communication, and time management skills
Worked previously with basic accounting systems, QuickBooks, and Excel
Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
--- At least five years of experience in tax preparation
--- Can use standard tax software to make the filing process efficient
--- Advanced ability to comprehend federal and state tax laws and can easily navigate tax code documents for both basic and atypical returns
--- Proficient computer skills and experience with Microsoft Excel

About Company:
Richard has over 20 years of experience in accounting and tax services, business consulting, mergers, and acquisitions. He began the practice in 2003, which has grown primarily through the referrals of clients who have been pleased with the reliable service and expertise of the firm and its associates.

Community and family are important to Richard. He serves on the board of several companies. Last year, the company sponsored Outreach Ministries, Florence Crittenton, and Hospice through the Alan Fleming Tennis Tournament on Seabrook Island.



Benefits

Health Benefits401k matchingPaid Holidays and PTO available for FT positions

Keywords: Richard B. Homes, CPA, LLC, Charleston , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , North Charleston, South Carolina

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