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Senior Tax Associate

Mindset and tenacity are everything in driving your success. You will become an integral part of the client relationship the minute you step foot in the door. You are empowered to pave your way, make your mark and develop your own personal brand!

Date Posted

November 12, 2020

Job Type

Full Time

Job Location

Tacoma, WA

Job Description:

Senior Tax Associate

WHO is JSP?

We are Johnson, Stone & Pagano, and a premier accounting firm based in Tacoma. Devoted to achieving the best financial result while delivering the highest quality in professional accounting services. We do taxes, audits, advisory; it’s our commitment to help our clients and friends achieve success. We support our COMMUNITY! Giving back is what is important to us…we truly enjoy helping others. We work with a FUN team that encourages FLEXIBILITY! Being resilient, open-minded, and adaptable are the name of the game. Promoting a strong work/life balance ensures personal growth. Want to learn even more about JSP? Follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and/or visit our JSP website. We invite you to discover the difference in being a part of Johnson, Stone & Pagano’s team. On OUR team we measure success by doing what we LOVE, fulfilling our career ambitions and providing valued services to our clients.

WHAT WILL YOU DO at JSP?

Mindset and tenacity are everything in driving your success. You will become an integral part of the client relationship the minute you step foot in the door. Relationship building is key! Success depends on developing strong, positive working relationships with clients, shareholders and staff. PASSION! Are you passionate about learning, developing your expertise and growing as an individual? Are you enthusiastic, energetic and work with passion? Given the opportunities to work alongside owners and managers of the firm you will be empowered to pave your way, make your mark and develop your own self brand! Contribute to the client service team with quality work in a time efficient manner while delivering top notch, attentive service that we are committed to as a team.

• Prepare personal and business tax returns, including the most complex

• Act as a resource for tax staff; delegate work to tax staff

• Prepare tax estimates and becomes involved in planning for less complex clients

• Analyze IRS notices and draft responses

• Contribute to the client service team by producing quality work with quick turnaround and attentive service

• Establish good working relationships with all Shareholders and staff members

WHY WORK at JSP?

We love to throw in a good perk, or two, or three, or more because we are invested in YOU! We offer EXCELLENT benefits that are an integral part of the total competitive compensation package.

• 5 weeks (CTO) compensated time off annually; paid holidays

• Insurance (Medical, dental, vision and group term life); benefits to PT employees

• 401(k) Plan, with match

• Flexible Spending Account; Health Savings Account

• Continuing professional education and professional licensing

• Relocation expenses are negotiable

WHAT WILL YOU BRING to JSP? Bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in accounting or other business related program. 4-6 years’ public accounting experience.

• CPA or substantial progress towards CPA certification

• Communication and time management skills

• Proficiency using tax software, Engagement, Excel, Word and Outlook

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