Tax Accountant

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Newark, NJ
COMPENSATION: $120k - $135k
REMOTE / ONSITE: Hybrid
POSTED: Nov 21, 2022

Our client, a growing family-owned business whose work/life balance and culture attracts big firm candidates is seeking a Tax Accountant to work in their Newark office. This role will be permanently hybrid, with 1 days in office and 4 days working from home.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$120,000 – $135,000

Position Overview:

The Tax Accountant will use their knowledge of local, state and federal tax laws to prepare the company’s tax documents. You will need to research and implement new strategies based on changes within the law. This Tax Accountant role will be responsible for both corporate and individual tax returns and compliance.

Responsibilities of the Tax Accountant:

  • File the company’s tax documents, including quarterly payments, extensions, and tax returns as well as personal returns for the company’s owners
  • Recommend new strategies based on new taxation laws on the local, state or federal level
  • Advise management about the impact of tax liabilities and corporate strategies or new tax laws
  • Find tax solutions to complicated tax issues or errors from incorrect tax filings
  • Prepare, consolidate, and review provision schedules
  • Maintain the proper materials so that you will be capable of interpreting and reviewing changes in the law
  • Coordinate with outside CPA firm on return preparations if necessary
  • Keep up to date with tax changes
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate tax work papers
  • Streamline procedures and offer recommendations on how the tax filing process can run more efficiently

Qualifications for the Tax Accountant:

  • 5+ years of progressive tax experience
  • Experience working in a family office environment
  • CPA is preferred, but not required
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Proficiency in MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP’s)

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting is required

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k match
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 115981