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Company: Whittlesey
Location: Hamden
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Associate accountants are supervised by senior tax accountants, supervisors, managers and partners depending on the level of engagement. They are usually given less complex tax assignments; however, they do use a lot of independent judgment. As they gain experience in the field, they are given more difficult assignments and greater responsibilities. Usually an Associate Accountant has less than three year of tax experience.Key ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates an understanding of fundamental principles of federal and state tax lawExhibits an understanding of the levels of authorities, legal precedents, rulings, and regulationsEffectively applies tax knowledge to individual returns and less complex business returnsExhibits a desire to understand business transactions and related issuesProvides research support to a transaction review processDemonstrates an ability to prepare individual and business tax returns in a timely and efficient basisPrepares a completed and organized tax file including appropriate supporting documentationExhibits an understanding of computer software used in tax preparation processWorks independently and shows initiativeStays current on federal and state tax law mattersAdheres to Firm policies and procedures and to rules of the AICPARecognizes and pro-actively supports the fact that the Firm is in the business of providing quality client serviceAddresses client and supervisor concerns in a timely manner, including communicating concerns with supervisorQuality is consistently demonstrated in all aspects of workWillingly participates in the recruitment of new staffPerforms assignments within specified hours and assigned due datesKeeps firm and client information confidentialMaintains the Firm's objective of integrity and professional compassion by treating others fairly and with respectDemonstrates professionalism through appearance and behaviorEducation/ExperienceBachelor Degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university. No minimum experience required. Experience in an accounting preferred.Internship preferred. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing. Must be able to multi-task and have excellent organizational and follow-up abilities. Proven ability to identify problems and develop creative solutions. Ability to read, speak and write English.

Keywords: Whittlesey, Hamden , TAX ASSOCIATE, Accounting, Auditing , Hamden, Connecticut

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