Remote Tax and Accounting Associate

Remote Louisville, Kentucky Accountingfly

We Are Hiring | Remote Tax and Accounting Associate

Overview:
Our client is looking for a Remote Tax and Accounting Associate to be part of our rapidly growing virtual tax firm that serves financial advisors and their clients across the country. This firm is committed to employee growth and this position will be expected to be supervisory and client-facing within the first year at the firm.
 

About the Firm:

Our client is a progressive, inclusive firm with a strong commitment to diversity. We view differences as strengths and strive to build a workplace where everyone is welcome and where everyone has an opportunity to grow. If you’re interested in being part of a diverse and supportive professional environment, we strongly encourage you to apply. 

Core Values:

  • Integrity – preparing returns and providing advice in a way that maximizes the client’s tax situation but clearly stays within the boundary of the law
  • Responsiveness – Doing great work for our clients and being responsive to their needs. Communication is key to our business and we succeed by providing better service to our clients
  • Fun – We try not to take ourselves too seriously! Our goal is to provide a flexible, challenging and growth-oriented workplace for our employees

About the Job:

  

This is a fully virtual position and the firm makes heavy use of some of the best technology in the tax field, including Zoom video meetings, Slack, client portals, workflow tracking, electronic signature, and payment. While the firm is remote, regular, predictable hours are required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares individual returns primarily with Schedule C’s, Schedule E’s, multi-state and stock options ensuring quality and accuracy
  • Prepares partnership and S-corp returns
  • Performs tax research and tax projections
  • Clearly communicates (virtually via email, phone, or video chat) with clients and staff on a daily basis
  • Prepares monthly bookkeeping using Quickbooks Online and Hubdoc
  • Sit in on intro calls with new clients with an eye towards growing into this responsibility
  • Reviewing other staff work with an eye towards supervising employees in the future

 Job Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of experience in public accounting or equivalent setting
  • An independent worker that is looking to break free of cubicles and loves to be rewarded for work done and not time spent in the office
  • A love of technology -this is a techy tax firm!
  • Certified Public Accountant (or actively working towards) or Enrolled Agent
  • Individual, partnership and S-corp return preparation experience
  • Strong accounting & tax software skills. (Ultratax & BNA Income Tax Planner software experience is a benefit)
  • Must be organized, meticulous, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work increased hours from the last week of January – Tax Day

 

Benefits:

  • Work from home
  • Summer hours (Jan 25-Tax Day 50-60hrs, Tax Day-May 15 40hrs, May 16-Aug 15 32hrs, Aug 16-Jan 24 40hrs)
  • Flexible schedule – we ask is that the majority of your work is completed during normal business hours (Monday – Friday). We work with clients all over the United States and try our best to be available when we are needed (8am – 5pm in the Eastern, Central, or Pacific time zones)
  • Paid holidays
  • $55,000-$70,000 depending on experience
  • Tax season bonus potential
  • Company match 401(k)
  • Career progression including additional client interaction and job responsibilities within the first year
  • CPE and training will be provided
  • Two weeks of paid vacation to start
  • At this time no health insurance coverage is offered

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