Remote Senior Tax Accountant - CPA or EA


RES Consultant Group

Cleveland, OH
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Remote Senior Tax Accountant with knowledge of Ohio tax structure needed to work with small business clients at successful public accounting firm. CPA or EA required.

Our successful CPA firm client in Ohio seeks an experienced Remote Senior Tax Accountant to join their team for a hands-on, client-facing role.  A great opportunity to work with small business clients and professional peers!  Must have - knowledge of tax preparation in Ohio (or other states with a similar structure)

Job Description

Job Summary
The Remote Senior Tax Accountant has a wide variety of duties, including but not limited to, preparation of business, partnership, and individual tax returns, preparation of financial statements, and working on various tax planning, tax resolution, and consulting engagements.  The successful candidate will be one of the key components of managing the firm-client relationships for those assigned. The candidate must be able to work independently with little supervision and must be results-oriented.

General Accountabilities

  • Analyze/Prepare client financial statements based on the accounting/bookkeeping work provided to ensure the records are prepared in accordance with tax law requirements.
  • Prepare Corporate, Partnership, and Individual tax returns as needed. Prepare and review throughout the year estimated tax assumptions to ensure "No Surprises" arise.
  • Review and advise client regarding effects of business activities on taxes, and on strategies for minimizing tax liability.
  • Ensure client complies with all taxing authority requirements and represent client before taxing authorities as needed.
  • Organize and maintain tax records and conduct tax studies and special projects. Respond to notices on behalf of clients and facilitate audits of clients' records as they arise.
  • Coach/Train and Develop team members on tax preparation skills. Continue to stay apprised of changes in tax laws and communicate changes among team members.
  • Consistently market the business and services offered and solicit referrals to foster growth.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.


  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum Experience: 3-5+ Years of Small Business Tax Consulting/Preparation
  • Must have CPA and/or EA designation
  • Experience representing clients before taxing authorities to resolve tax matters.
  • Must have thorough understanding of Accounting and Tax principles
  • Experience engaging clients in tax planning strategies to reduce tax liabilities. 
  • Must be knowledgeable with Intuit (QuickBooks) and Sage (Peachtree) products as well as have a working knowledge of PC applications like Excel, Word, and Outlook. An understanding of the Creative Solutions Suite (CS Accounting, Ultra Tax CS, Fixed Assets CS, File Cabinet CS, Practice CS, etc.) is a plus.  Understanding network infrastructure and how to solve computer software or hardware-related matters is also a plus.

Additional Information

Basic training about the business, processes, and expectations will be provided upfront; additional training and coaching will exist throughout, but the candidate will be required to demonstrate independent success early on in the job.

Our client is a family-oriented business that understands family/work-life balance issues and works to service their clients the way they would want to be serviced.  Our clients firm works together as a team and strives for amazing results.  The successful candidate should be comfortable in that environment and be able to excel within it.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Salary based on experience
  • Period bonuses based on performance
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • And more…

If you feel you have the necessary qualifications please forward your resume and state what you would require on a salary basis.

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