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Tax Accountant

Location: Denver, CO
Job # 11762914
Date Posted: 01-02-2019
Tax Accountant
Public Accounting
Salary: $60 - 75K + Full Benefits


3+ yrs’ tax exp. in public acct’g., CPA pref., CCH Profx + Engagement exp. helpful but not req.
Newly created position due to growth
Excellent benefits, time w/family is valued and growth opportunity!

Company Information
Navigator Recruiting client is a growing local 28-employee public accounting firm with an excellent reputation in the Denver metro area for providing excellent service to clients, having extremely low turnover, and promoting from within and treating employees very fairly. The firm expects to grow to 30 employees by year-end and currently only has 3 partners on the tax side. Two of those partners will retire in the next 1-2 years and Managers will be promoted to Partner, leaving open manager vacancies to be filled. Plus, the company plans to expand by another several employees over the next several years, which will allow for more opportunities to grow down the road. A complete benefits package is offered, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, a 401k plan, a cafeteria plan, a dependent care plan, continuing professional education (CPE), a business casual dress code from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 9 holidays, 20 PTO days (first year) and bonuses including a CPA certification bonus.
The position will be responsible for:
  • Preparation and some review of complex tax returns (Partnerships, S Corps, some C Corps, Individuals, Trusts and Estates) for clients in a variety of industries including: real estate, hospitality, wineries, medical professionals (doctors, dentists, etc.), entrepreneurs. This firm is partnered with many law firms and does receive a fair amount of trust and estate work as a result of those partnerships. The real estate practice has a few large clients and this practice is expanding.
  • Proactive planning, problem-solving and planning
  • Mentor junior staff
  • Ideally the firm would like to hire someone who has the desire to grow.
  • CPA or working towards certificate
  • BS in Accounting (or related); Master of Taxation degree not required but could be helpful
  • 3+ years’ experience preparing complex 1120, 1120s, 1065, 1041 and 1040 returns
  • Fiduciary return experience or someone who is open to learn this is helpful 
  • Experienced with client management and communication
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • High degree of motivation and desire to learn new skills
  • Self-starter with good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • CCH ProSystems fx and Engagement experience helpful but not required
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