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Sr. Tax Accountant

Position: Sr. Tax Accountant

Industry: CPA Firm

Location: Torrance, CA/South Bay area

Salary: $85-$100K

Status: Full time/Direct hire

Ref #: #29783


  • Apply academic training and professional experience in accounting and tax laws/regulations to prepare complicated tax returns (corporate, dual-status and expatriate individual, partnership). This includes gathering and analyzing relevant information provided by clients. Review tax returns prepared by Staff.
  • Research and interpret tax laws to prepare letters on behalf of taxpayers to federal and state taxing jurisdictions regarding complex tax issues. Conduct tax audits.
  • Research and interpret tax laws on complex issues and questions arising from client transactions, audits, and tax filings.
  • Review and analyze client operations and transactions for preparation of complex transfer pricing study analyses and reports.
  • Review and analyze client data to prepare complex tax provisions for financial statements.
  • Build client satisfaction by meeting with clients, providing timely and effective responses to requests and concerns, and providing consultation on all tax matters.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, to build business relationships.
  • Demonstrate broad, in-depth understanding of tax concepts, actively pursue increased tax knowledge through client assignments, and keep abreast of current tax developments.
  • Work on multiple tax engagements simultaneously and manage time and work effectively.
  • Use communication and people skills to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment and effectively communicate with peers, supervisors, and clients to foster positive working relationships.
  • Understand and use advanced functions of software applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, tax preparation software, etc.) to perform day-to-day functions. Teach Staff and Interns to effectively use software applications.
  • Supervise Staff and Interns to ensure high quality work and assist with their development.
  • Provide input for Staff performance evaluations.


  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, or a tax concentration within an accounting program from an accredited college/university.
  • A CPA or EA license, or qualified candidate to sit for the CPA exam.
  • Minimum 2 years of tax service experience in a public accounting firm.
  • Work experience in corporate tax or individual income tax.
  • Experience as a Tax Senior is a plus.
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in tax accounting software, Excel, Word.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Business level proficiency in English required – Dual business level proficiency in Japanese preferred but not required.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

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