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Tax Accountant, Public Accounting

Mobile, AL
SourcePro Search is conducting a search for a  Tax Accountant, Public Accounting.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a junior accountant with an accounting degree and tax experience; and on a CPA track preferably.
We have a client seeking a qualified Junior Tax Accountant to join their team. 
Hit the ground running with a small tax firm of five people, who value quality of life, even during tax season.  Our client is a mid-size firm in the Mobile, AL market providing a variety of services to a diverse client base. Those services include personal and corporate tax returns, small business bookkeeping, and client advisory services.  

  • Sundays off during tax season with flexibility if your child is in sports on Saturday, etc.  A key element that differentiates this firm from others is a meaningful work/life balance, even during busy tax seasons. We’ve found the owners to be gracious, sincere and very transparent. They are proud of the firm they have created and look forward to mentoring their successors.
  • Good benefits--health insurance paid 100% of single rate, and offer vision, dental, life insurance, PTO, 11 paid holidays, and annual reviews.
  • The partners and group are solid, successful, and a good team with which to work.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepare tax returns for all entity types, to be reviewed by supervisor
  • Assist with bookkeeping functions for small business clients, including preparing bank reconciliations and providing adjusting journal entries
  • Perform review and compilation engagements
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned, including some of the payroll work needed.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from a 4-year accredited university
  • Minimum 1 year of public accounting or other tax returns for business experience; 2 or more years preferred
  • Tax software such as UltraTax and other industry software; familiarity with current tax laws and GAAP. 

  • Detail-oriented and organized with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality 

  • CPA, or CPA candidate with plans for completing requirements for licensure 
The Location: The position will be located at the offices in west Mobile, Alabama. This is not a remote position. In order to develop as an individual and a team, it’s important to work as a team.  There may be some remote opportunities in the future, but as a new employee, expect to be onsite. 
Compensation: Position salary $55K and commensurate with experience. The company also provides major medical health benefits (100% for the employee single coverage), vision, and dental. Paid time off (begins accruing with first pay period). Continuing education will be provided as suitable courses are available.


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