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Senior Tax Accountant

Encinitas, CA

Posted: 06/08/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Accounting Job Number: a0CUm00001DU4USMA1 Location Requirements: Hybrid Industry: Accounting Firm

Job Description

Boutique Recruiting has partnered with a friendly and fast-growing accounting firm in Encinitas, CA, to find a tech-savvy Senior Tax Accountant to join their team. In this role, you will prepare a variety of complex compliance forms for corporations, partnerships, trusts, and individuals, focusing on efficiency and quality. The ideal candidate will have 3-4+ years of experience in a CPA firm, a CPA or EA license, and experience with complicated business tax returns. Excellent communication skills and proficiency in QuickBooks are also essential.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to grow in their career while working at a small firm where relationships and work-life balance is valued. The company is supportive of their employees reaching their goals and you will benefit from a hybrid schedule, full range of health insurance, PTO, IRA and more!

Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000 / year DOE

Senior Tax Accountant Requirements:

  • 3-4+ years of experience working in a CPA firm
  • CPA or EA license
  • Experience with complicated business tax returns
  • Proficiency in QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online
  • Strong communication skills and relationship-building ability
  • Tech-savvy and comfortable in a paperless office environment
  • CPA license is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field is preferred
  • Proficiency with tax software like Quickbooks and Lacerte is a plus

Senior Tax Accountant Responsibilities:

  • Prepare compliance forms for various entities, ensuring efficiency and quality
  • Create tax return workpapers and supporting schedules in line with professional standards
  • Analyze financial information such as balance sheets, fixed asset ledgers, and income statements
  • Identify and develop solutions for accounting, business, and tax issues
  • Conduct tax research and document conclusions
  • Assist in training and mentoring junior tax accountants
  • Communicate recommendations clearly in both written and verbal formats
  • Handle special projects as needed
  • Engage in ongoing professional development and pursue additional certifications as appropriate
  • Collaborate closely with partners to develop account management skills


  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan with a 3% match
  • 2 weeks PTO
  • 6 paid sick days
  • 9 company holidays, including birthday off
  • Team parties and events
  • Company provided coffee, snacks, and beverages
  • Comfortable business casual dress code
  • Up-to-date computer equipment
  • Hybrid schedule

If you're an accounting professional looking to work for a company that is committed to helping you achieve your career goals, while also prioritizing a healthy work-life balance, this is the right job for you.

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