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Tax Senior

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: 19-00727

Tax Senior – Los Angeles CA
VALiNTRY's CPA Division works exclusively in Public Accounting as a premier, nationwide provider of staffing services for Big 4, Large, Mid-size and Small firms. As a result, recent public accounting experience is required.
Responsible for organizing and coordinating clients' tax data for the accurate, timely completion of tax returns.
Essential Functions:

  • Reviews tax information submitted by client for completeness; meets with or calls clients with questions.
  • Possesses knowledge of tax regulations in order to answer clients' questions.
  • Prepares personal tax returns of various complexities through utilization of computer software.
  • Prepares corporate, partnership, and S-corp returns not requiring advanced expertise.
  • Prepares amended returns of any variety and complexity.
  • Prepares personal tax projections through utilization of computer software.
  • Responds to tax notices of any sort and does initial drafts of any letters required.
  • Performs tax research projects requiring minimal expertise.
  • Completes S-election and requests for accounting changes, as required.
  • Makes adjusting entries and completes trial balances in order to prepare a tax return.
  • Maintains a good understanding of depreciation and depreciation computer software package in order to set up clients and read and understand depreciation reports.
  • Prepares tax accruals as may be required in preparing corporate tax returns.
  • Works with confidential client matters; requires ability to keep matters confidential.

Other Functions:

  • Occasionally supervises and train tax associates.
  • Performs such other duties as may be assigned.


  • At least two (2) years experience preparing individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns.
  • At least one (1) year experience using computerized tax preparation, tax planning, and tax research software.
  • Ability to operate a computer, calculator and other general office equipment.
  • Ability to prepare complex and specialized tax returns.
  • Ability to conduct special projects as well as tax research.
  • Ability to supervise and train tax staff.
  • Familiarity with all types of filing forms.
  • Compliance with individual and business federal and multi-state tax returns.
  • Experience with tax research and preparation software.

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related equivalent.
  • Either hold a current and valid certified public accountant's license, or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.

As a reminder, we can only represent candidates with recent public accounting experience. Thank you for understanding. 

Carla Wright
1201 S. Orlando Avenue, Suite 440
Winter Park, FL 32789
T: 941.417.5505 | M: 941.504.3752
E: [email protected]


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