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Senior Tax Accountant

Torrance, CA 90503

Industry: Accounting / Finance Job Number: 2715

Job Description

Senior Tax Accountant




As a Tax Senior, your primary responsibilities will consist of tax consulting and tax return preparation duties, including tax research, tax planning, and the preparation of supporting work papers for various tax returns and tax related projects. You will work with a variety of entities such as corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and non-profits. In addition, you will be exposed to a variety of industries including real estate, consumer industrial products, service based companies, and not-for-profits. You will manage staff & review their work for all projects.



  • Prepare & review tax returns for pass-through entities, C-corporations, trusts, and high-net worth individuals
  • Assure compliance with federal, state and local tax laws and regulations
  • Conduct research and planning to resolve client issues according to applicable tax laws and regulations
  • Basic understanding of U.S. tax laws as it relates to ownership of foreign entities by a U.S. person.
  • Minimize tax liability through sound and informed application of laws and regulations
  • Provide assistance during tax audits
  • Respond to notices from tax authorities
  • Direct client contact involving income tax matters, transactional consulting, tax research, and compliance.
  • Ability to anticipate client questions and is prepared to respond with practical solutions than can be implemented
  • Advise, guide, coach and provide encouragement to team members
  • Train & manage staff
  • Assign work to preparers and follow up on their progress
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner and keep supervisors apprised of job status



  • Outstanding organization and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and coordinating priorities with the help of more senior members of the team
  • Team player and can collaborate with other individuals in the organization
  • Highly motivated and takes initiative for professional growth and development
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel)
  • QuickBooks and ProSystems experience is a plus
  • High level of interpersonal skills with demonstrated poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to clearly communicate issues to all levels of management
  • Positive attitude and excitement to learn
  • Ability to travel to client locations, which may include occasional overnight stays
  • Ability to work overtime, as needed



  • 2-5 years of prior experience in public accounting
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis upon hire

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