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Tax Accountant II

Company: Semaphore Family Of Companies
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Tax Accountant II is an integral part of the client service team in addressing a multitude of business, accounting and tax issues for our clients. Further, the Tax Accountant II works in a team setting and will work collaboratively to: support the Clients tax planning initiatives, participate in all tax audits, prepare tax returns, and research & resolve tax related issues for business, individual and trust & estate clients.The successful candidate is a self-starter, has high energy and enjoys being part of a team of trusted business advisors to our clients and their business.Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare federal and Multi-state income tax returns for Corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships & LLCs, Trusts, and Individuals.
  • Prepare tax workpapers that document and support tax return calculations in a paperless office environment.
  • Prepare Clients other tax filings such as: sales & use tax, property tax, and corporate level tax filings.
  • Calculate federal and state quarterly tax estimates for individuals and businesses.
  • Participate in tax audits by various taxation authorities and assist in resolving tax related issues and notices.
  • Assist in performing nexus studies and coordinate the registration process in new states and jurisdictions.
  • Perform various analyses to arrive at tax efficient strategies and structures in order to maximize tax savings or minimize tax exposure.
  • Electronically file tax returns.
  • Provide tax support across all levels of the Company, including but not limited to special projects and initiatives.
  • Appropriately identify and communicate issues in reporting by notifying management.
  • Communicate with clients regarding tax return information requests or questions, timing of filing deadlines, and keeping the client and team informed of project status.
  • Research tax laws and regulations.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of each client by following all company procedures regarding information handling.Skills
    • Knowledgeable on business concepts and government regulations.
    • Ability to draft professional emails, business letters, and reports.
    • Ability to work autonomously and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment.
    • Work well under pressure; able to meet deadlines with accuracy.
    • Ability to handle difficult situations and resolve them to the clients satisfaction.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills and be able to listen effectively.
    • Team player with desire to be an active participant within the organization.
    • A good memory for data and details.
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft business suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
    • Must be punctual and able to work additional hours during busy seasons.
    • Be a good listener and exhibit sound judgment.
    • Able to critically analyze situations and solve problems effectively.
    • Have a strong desire to maintain a customer service approach focused on exceeding expectations in all areas.Requirements
      • Bachelors in accounting.
      • 3 - 4 years of Tax Accounting experience.
      • Working knowledge and experience with Tax and Accounting software programs, QuickBooks and Lacerte preferred.
      • Display technical understanding of tax reporting and Internal Revenue Code.
      • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting methods and procedures, and Book to Tax differences.
      • Exceptionally strong MS office skills especially Excel.
      • Need to be well organized with a proven ability of successfully juggling multiple assignments and a strong track record of meetingby Jobble

Keywords: Semaphore Family Of Companies, Aurora , Tax Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Aurora, Colorado

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