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Robert Half International Tax Staff - Public in Thousand Oaks, California


Robert Half Finance & Accounting is seeking an experienced Senior tax Accountant to join a growing CPA firm in the Thousand oaks area. The Senior tax Staff accountant is responsible for providing thorough and precise accounting services to the firm’s clients. This position requires an individual who consistently maintains a sharp eye for detail and is quick to catch omissions and/or errors. Furthermore, the accountant must also be an effective communicator as she/he will sometimes explain various tax & accounting concepts and/or outcomes to the client and colleagues. Finally, the staff accountant must be comfortable multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment with frequent and rigid deadlines.

Essential Duties of th e Job:

  • Prepare and Review tax returns, including: Individual, Corporations, Partnerships

  • Prepare IRS and FTB response letters

  • Prepare Trust & Estate Accountings

  • Manage Trust and/or Estate Administration for clients (pay bills, make deposits, open mail, serve as liaison with trustee, vendors, and beneficiaries)

  • Prepare journal entries: depreciation and amortization schedules, reclassify capital assets from expenses

  • Make any necessary adjustments, correct client errors, record summary activity from client’s alternate accounting software system, record adjustments to books after tax return preparation has been completed to ensure that they match

  • Record basic year-end adjusting and closing entries

  • Set up new assets and record disposition of assets in Lacerte

  • Maintain timely & professional correspondence with client via phone calls, emails, client meetings, Zoom

  • Maintain current licensure/certifications and attend requisite continuing education classes

  • Invoice clients on a monthly basis, keeping within the parameters of prescribed budgets & firm policies and protocols regarding project billing

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Job Qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of preparation of following tax returns: Individual, Corporations, Partnerships, Gift, Non-Profit, Fiduciaries.

  • Proficient knowledge in: 10-key, Lacerte, Office Tools, Excel & Word

  • Knowledge of trial balance software and/or ability to learn Accountants Trial Balance (ATB)

  • Basic QuickBooks knowledge, including: QuickBooks Desktop & QuickBooks Online

  • Maintains strict client confidentiality

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Strong organization and time management skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Timely and efficient project follow through

  • Acts as a team player and understands role in the firm operation

  • Prioritizes top notch customer service

  • Works well with direction and seeks assistance when needed

  • Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills

  • 2+ years prior experience in Public Accounting

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting (preferred but not mandatory)

  • Active CPA license or CPA candidate

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $95,000.00 - $120,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

Date Posted: November 20, 2020

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 01260-0011611180

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance