Job Description

Our client is a successful, full-service accounting practice in MetroWest Boston providing a wide range of financial services from basic accounting functions to full-scale tax preparation to highly specialized financial management services.

Clients range from individuals to large-sized international companies. These companies can be associations, high tech start-ups and medical products manufacturers.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of detail trial balances and adjusting journal entries for numerous businesses in a variety of industries
  • Take responsibility for monthly compilations of financial statement

  • Prepare reconciliations of balance sheet accounts

  • Prepare reconciliations of income statement accounts, such as payroll, payroll taxes, rents, professional fees, and taxes

  • Compilation and review of financial statement reports

  • Audits and reviews of internal controls

  • Assist with compliance of internal managerial policies, contracts, and agreements

  • Prepare state sales and use tax returns

  • Prepare federal excise tax returns

  • Prepare projections, forecasts, and budgets, as well as prepare analysis of variances

  • Ability to correspond with clients on various matters

  • Preparation of complex individual and business income tax returns, for corporations, partnerships, sole proprietors, trusts, and non-profit organizations

  • Prepare applications for extension of filing individual and corporate income tax returns

  • Research complex tax and accounting issues and then make clear and concise conclusions

  • Prepare projections of federal and state tax liabilities for businesses and individuals

  • Preparation of current and deferred tax provisions

  • Develop creative solutions to client problems and recommend individually tailored tax planning strategies

  • Take responsibility for all phases of an assignment including planning, compliance, and review


Skills/Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple priorities and simultaneous projects
  • Proven ability to work and focus in a fast-paced, results based, and quality service environment
  • Strong supervisory skills and the ability to review the work of others is a high priority
  • Contributes to team effort and maintains individual work
  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills are essential Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills are essential
  • Experience dealing directly with clients
  • Attention to detail
  • Consult and contribute to projects from inception to conclusion
  • Ongoing commitment to continuing education and professional growth required
  • Possess a working knowledge of some (if not all) of the following software programs: Profx System Tax, Microsoft Word, Excel, Sage 50 Accounting (formally Peachtree Accounting), Creative Solutions Accounting, and QuickBook.

Compensation and benefits packages are more than competitive. They include health insurance, life insurance, generous vacations, a 401(k) retirement plan, flexible scheduling and professional education reimbursements

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