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A Core Tax Services Senior Associate is responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communicating potential risks, preparing tax accrual workpapers and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review. In this role, the Core Tax Services Senior Associate may be charged with supervising and reviewing the work of Core Tax Services Associates.
Education: ● Bachelors degree in Accounting or other relevant field required ● Masters degree in Accounting beneficial, masters degree in taxation preferred Experience: ● Two (2) to three (3) years of prior experience ● Experience with corporate taxation, consolidations, and partnerships preferred ● Prior basic supervisory experience preferred ● Prior experience preparing and reviewing of tax provisions preferred License/Certifications: ● Passed CPA Exam preferred Software: ● Experience with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat ● Experience with tax research databases such as BNA and RIA Proficient in all tax compliance process software including GoFileRoom, GoSystemRS, Caseware, BNA Depreciation Software, or comparable programs and standard tax workpapers Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities: ● Solid verbal and written communication skills ● Able to follow instructions as directed by members of Tax Team ● Able to prepare simple tax returns ● Takes appropriate actions without being asked ● Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues, problems related to compliance ● Ability to effectively delegate work as needed ● Trains other team members ● Strong analytical, research and critical thinking skills ● Able to work well in a team environment