100% remote for california - senior tax accountant in oakland

doug wearley, tatum executive services
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US$ 75,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
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job details

oakland, california
job category
Accounting & Auditing
job type
working hours
8 to 5
US$ 75,000 - US$ 90,000 per year
7 Years
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doug wearley, tatum executive services

job description

job summary:

Tatum by Randstad is working with an East Bay area CPA firm looking to add an experienced Senior Tax Accountant to the team. The Senior Tax Accountant is responsible for performing complex tax preparation, tax research and tax planning with minimal supervision and deliver high-quality tax services. The position may provide work direction and technical guidance to less experienced staff, and contacts clients to resolve minor tax matters. The role performs tax planning under direct supervision and may be assigned in-charge responsibilities. This role is 100% remote for California based candidates.

location: Oakland, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $75,000 - 90,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 7 Years

- Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the tax return process and completion.

- Prepare increasingly complex tax returns.

- Demonstrate a well rounded knowledge of tax laws and return preparation commensurate with


- Proficient at research including reference sources available to the firm.

- Tax Planning for individuals and business entities.

- Continue developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations.

- Initiate client contact for planning and scheduling work.

- Participates actively in client meetings.

- Demonstrate ability to set and manage client expectations.

- Demonstrate self review skills.

- Develop a sense of scope and exercise good judgment.

- Identify opportunities for improved performance in the next engagement.

- Strive to provide a complete work product that is organized, in compliance with work flow

standards, and can be efficiently reviewed by managers and partners.

- Demonstrate solid working knowledge of ProSystem fx Tax, tax planning software and


- Develop basic working knowledge of QuickBooks.

- Establish a habit of accuracy and promptness in preparing administrative reports and of

compliance with the Firm's administrative procedures, i.e. time sheets, expense reports,

department meetings.

- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading

professional publications and new regulations.

- Become more involved in marketing efforts for the firm.


- Licensed CPA, or on path to being licensed.

- BA in Accounting or equivalent work experience.

- Three or more years of tax experience with at least one year of mid-level compliance work.

- Strong knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns.

- Compassionate and supportive interpersonal skills.

- Strong project and client specific skills to assess problems or unusual situations and

quickly create efficient solutions.

- Demonstrates a working knowledge of CCH Products (ProSystem fx Tax, Engagement,

Client Portal, etc.).

Additional Knowledge and Skills:

- Able to prioritize, multi-task, work under pressure and handle interruptions while

maintaining flexibility in work assignments.

- Ability to perform all the duties of the position efficiently and effectively by oneself.

- Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems.

- Comfortable receiving feedback.

- Ability to be flexible in response to changing priorities and needs.

- You are highly collaborative and team oriented.

- Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-oriented business.

- You work well with little direction but know when to ask for help and keep your team


The role can be 100% remote if you live in California.

Base salary range $75-$90K

This role is not eligible for sponsorship. For fastest results, please email doug.wearley@tatum-us.com directly.

skills: $0-50 million

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.