How We Work:
Whitley Penn has become one of the most distinguished and fastest growing public accounting firms by providing exceptional service that reaches far beyond traditional accounting. We believe in working in collaborative teams with an emphasis on an open-door policy and encouraging entrepreneurial thinking. We learn, innovate, and succeed by sharing knowledge, embracing diversity, and working together. We are all part of the same family and each person matters. We are more than just a job.
How Will You Make an Impact?
- Assume responsibility for all phases of engagements, including supervision of associates, managing client satisfaction and planning, scheduling and staffing, using firm policies and procedures.
- Identify and research technical issues to assure compliance with federal, state and local tax laws and regulations.
- Ensure that financial statements, tax returns and other deliverables are prepared in accordance with professional and firm standards.
- Review and/or prepare various types of complex tax returns; perform technical tax review and approval of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity.
- Review and/or prepare 1120, 1120S, 1040, 990, 990PF, 706, and 1041 tax returns.
- Delegate and manage governmental tax examinations; may represent the client before the appropriate taxing authorities.
- Serve clients in a consultative role with an emphasis on exceptional client service and identification of value-added services; proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
- Own and monitor client relationship over the entire engagement process; communicate progress of engagements, problems, and resolutions to client.
How Will You Get Here?
- 5+ years of Public Accounting experience
- CPA certification
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting; Master's degree preferred.
- A professional appearance, demeanor, and positive attitude.
- Extensive knowledge of Internal Revenue Code and other tax laws, regulations, and guidance with the ability to research and apply theory and experience to individual circumstances.
- Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to manage multiple engagements and projects, simultaneously.
- Ability to assess, analyze and manage risk using appropriate frameworks, professional judgment, and skepticism.
- Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing; actively listens and clearly communicates ideas and information.
- Ability to lead and work respectfully and productively with diverse individuals in a variety of roles.
Why Should You Apply?
- Career Path with Growth Opportunity
- Technical & Professional Development Plans
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Health & Wellness Program
- Flexible Time Away for Exempt Team Members
- Generous PTO for Non-Exempt Team Members
- Paid Parental Leave
- CPA Exam Passing Bonus & Reimbursement for Exam Fees
Whitley Penn is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to on age, race, creed, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Whitley Penn is a participant in E-Verify please follow the link to review disclosure notifications: All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.