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Certified Public Accountant - Scottsdale, AZ

We are a firm that has been providing quality accounting, tax, and financial services to our clients for decades. At present, we are seeking a professional to fill the role of Certified Public Accountant to develop strong, lasting relationships with our clients. The ideal candidate will be experienced with tax planning and preparation for individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns. If you have prior experience in these areas, we would love the opportunity to speak with you regarding this fantastic opportunity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Work closely with the tax department to ensure performance of tax planning, client interaction, and special projects
  • Income tax preparation (1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S) and planning
  • Amended tax return preparation, tax projections, property tax, sales tax, use tax, payroll tax return preparation
  • Represent clients with IRS, State or other audits
  • Review completed tax forms and provide recommendations to other members of our team when needed
  • Research and resolve tax and accounting issues affecting our clients
  • Prepare accounting records, including financial statements and other financial reports, to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to standards defined within the company
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients through ongoing communication and exceptional client service.

Qualifications and Skills

  • CPA certification required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required (Master’s preferred)
  • 5+ years’ experience in public accounting
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software
  • In-depth tax knowledge at the local, state and federal levels
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to clients
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

Please send resumes to: Courtney Everitt at courtney@summitaccountingsolutions.com

Accounting Manager - Lakewood, CO

This position is responsible for supervising staff accountants, assuring quality of work product for accounting clients, growing existing client relationships and fostering new client relationships that align with our overall business objectives.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee accounting and management activities for a large number of clients
  • Supervise, lead and mentor a team of staff accountants
  • Coordinate and consult with our team of financial advisors on tax considerations and client meetings”
  • Participate in the hiring, training, assigning, scheduling, and disciplining of employees and assisting with annual performance reviews of team members
  • Ensure effective internal communications between team members
  • Assist in management activities related to invoicing and accounts receivable management
  • Maintain accuracy within financial statements on write-up projects
    • Perform monthly review of management financial statements after staff accountant completion
    • Assess accuracy of accounting data
    • Scheduling of projects and maintain appropriate workflow for staff
    • Maintain accurate client records and supporting work papers
    • Review and assist with improving accounting processes and project workflow
    • Proactive approach toward tax planning, business consulting and guidance of business goals
  • Fostering relationships with current clients
  • Meetings with prospective and new clients
  • Local, and in-frequently non-local, travel to client locations and other firm offices
  • Researches unusual accounting/tax matters and coordinates with other team members and management
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintain personal networks, participating in professional organizations
  • Assist with review and preparation of individual income, business, estate, and trust tax returns
  • Assists with staff meetings and training
  • Works on special projects as assigned

 

Knowledge/Skills/Competencies Required:

  • Certified Public Accountant with at least 7 years of public accounting experience
  • Related supervisory experience or training
  • College degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Sole practitioners welcome!
  • Excellent client service skills: reliability, integrity in verbal and written communications
  • Proven track record working with small business clients
  • Knowledge of payroll processing, sales and property taxes
  • Excellent knowledge and communication of income tax law and terminology, small business finances, and management decisions
  • Proficiency with computer programs, including MS Office Suite and tax preparation software; ability to quickly learn and adapt to new software and new technology
  • Accountable
  • Teachable
  • Self-Starter
  • Entrepreneurial

Please send resumes to: Courtney Everitt at courtney@summitaccountingsolutions.com

Summit Accounting Solutions attracts top level talent by providing a stimulating work environment, offering competitive salary and incentives, and a positive, team-focused work atmosphere. We welcome the opportunity to see how you might contribute your talents and ideas to our team!