Date: June 15, 2017

Warren Averett is looking for an experienced Tax Accountant for our Panama City, FL office. The ideal candidate will have between 3 and 5 years of experience. Candidates with less than 3 years of tax experience and are CPA eligible will also be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare simple tax returns with minimal supervision, supervise the preparation of simple and moderately complicated income tax returns, and assume primary responsibility in the preparation of complicated tax returns (experience in professional services, construction, medical professionals/practices, S-Corps)
  • Assume responsibility: including client contact, coordination within the company, staffing requirements, administrative documentation, and preparation timing for small and medium sized engagements
  • Work with clients to review financial statements, occasionally post adjusting journal entries and perform "hands on" work for these clients (Quickbooks experience would be helpful for this role)
  • Participate with more experienced personnel in coordinating large client engagements, identification of problems, tax law and computer model analysis and helping clients determine optimal strategies
  • Maintain quality client relationships
  • Develop skills to attract new clients and market the company's services and products and facilitate expansion of business with existing clients

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting with 3 – 5 years of experience in tax
  • Have CPA or be CPA eligible
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local tax codes and regulations
  • Knowledge of a variety of software packages. Experience with WINFAS, Profx a plus
  • Knowledge of/and ability to apply principals of effective supervision of staff
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in working with staff and clients
  • Must be able to multi-task and work on multiple projects simultaneously

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