Senior Accountant

Vienna, VA
Full Time
Experience: 2-5 years
Posted: 10 days ago
Job Summary

Regional Public Accounting firm offers challenging growth opportunity and a great team environment for a Senior Accountant with both tax and audit experience in a public accounting environment.

Senior positions available in all three of our locations: Vienna, Bethesda and Frederick. If you are applying from a location that is not close to one of our offices, please note on your resume if you have plans to relocate.

Responsibilities for Senior Accountant:

  • Performs audit, review, or compilation procedures, including auditing client-prepared trial balances, financial statements and schedules
  • Identifies and reconciles discrepancies between schedules and financial statements
  • Prepares and proofs financial statements, audit reports and other documents
  • Solid understanding of preparing accrual basis accounting entries
  • Prepares Federal and State individual and business tax returns
  • Accounting and tax work paper preparation
  • Experience with completing tax planning and research
  • Understanding tax regulations and accounting pronouncements
  • Keep up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law
  • Handles routine client tax questions and works with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance
  • Ability to develop strong working relationship with clients

Qualifications for Senior Accountant:

  • 3 – 7 years of recent public accounting experience
  • Active CPA preferred; CPA candidate (150 credits to sit for the CPA exam) is required
  • Degree in Accounting or related field required
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Strong accounting, analytical, technical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication abilities
  • Prior basic supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple engagements and effectively delegate work as needed
  • Willingness to travel locally (DC/MD/VA) on a limited basis
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience with tax research databases such as GoFileRoom, tax software such as Thomson Reuters or comparable programs and standard tax work papers

Benefits (just to name a few):

  • Opportunity for growth and management including partnership opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Summer Fridays-off program
  • Incentive time off plan for overtime hours
  • After tax season firm trip
  • Comprehensive benefits programs, including 401(k)
  • PTO and 10 paid holidays annually
  • Firm supported training opportunities
  • Parking reimbursement
  • Paid professional accounting memberships and licenses
  • Paid time off to take the CPA exam & bonus upon passing
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