Tax Accountant

Confidential Company  •  Gilbert, AZ and 2 other locations

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

$80K - $90K ($70K - $80K base + 10)
Posted on 10/28/17 by Courtney Deacy
Confidential Company
Gilbert, AZ
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
$80K - $90K
($70K - $80K base + 10)
Posted on 10/28/17 Courtney Deacy

Our client delivers award-winning accounting and tax services for top business clients in the Phoenix area, including year-end filings, auditsupport, general ledger set-up, monthly close process, and developing client financial procedures. They are hiring a TaxAccountant to support mission-critical tax accounting activities. The TaxAccountant is a newly created position with strong opportunities for skills growth and promotion through the ranks. This person will gain important industry experience with a wide range of in-demand tax preparation services.


This Role Offers:

  • Competitive base salary plus benefits, including medical/dental, 401(K), and more.
  • Outstanding program for skills development, on-the-job training, and employee advancement.
  • Access to thriving book of business full of top business clients and individuals.
  • High employee tenure and excellent company culture.
  • Strong potential for promotion as the company grows.
  • Consistently ranked as a top accounting firm in the region.
  • Highly experienced leadership and a culture of outstanding customer care.
  • High level of responsibility over processes and procedures.
  • Opportunity to have a big impact on the businesses in the Phoenix area.
  • Tightly knit team and a culture of mutual support and mentorship.


  • Prepare federal and state tax filing tax estimates and documentation for businesses in the greater Phoenix area.
  • Establish relationships with individual and business clients. Assist with tax planning and business accounting procedures.
  • Reconcile tax payable accounts and reconcile discrepancies in tax data.
  • Assist with general ledger set-up, estate planning, trusts, audits, and compliance.
  • Act as a tax accounting resource and expert for business mergers and acquisitions, IRS disputes, audits, and compliance.
  • Collaborate with businesses owners on tax accounting and filing activities.
  • Manage accounting documentation and adherence to accounting best practices.

Skill Set:

  • 4+ years of accounting experience, with an emphasis on tax preparation and filing for individuals and businesses.
  • Experience within tax accounting, including:
  • GL set-up and reconciliation
  • Tax preparation and filings
  • Financial reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • CPA certification.
  • Strong understanding of SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley), GAAP, and compliance regulations.
  • Proficiency with accounting software; experience with OneSource or BNA is a plus.
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