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Tax Accountant

Bellevue, WA
by Seattle Search Group

Accounting And Finance

Job Description

Seattle Search Group, the leader in staffing and recruiting, has teamed up with a local accounting, tax, and compliance firm based to find an experienced Tax Senior/Tax Prep for their Mercer Island office.

Their client base has grown over the years to include major players in the hedge fund arena and well-known CEOs of Investment Banks and financial companies located mainly on the east coast.  They believe in ongoing training for staff to engage them in keeping current with tax laws, estate planning and general financial issues that relate to tax matters.  They are looking for a career oriented person to handle very complex tax returns for their clients. 

 

Job Requirement

Qualifications 
-       The candidate should have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)-       CPA or attorney with an individual tax focus, combined with a background in high-net-worth taxation.
-       Ability to interact with clients (this will be in the future; client contact is not given until we are sure that the employee is ready)
-       Have a good base understanding of the issues surrounding high net worth taxation and accounting.  
-       The ability to decipher complicated hedge fund K-1s is a plus.  
-       Prepare trusts, foundation returns and gift tax return
-       Prepare quarterly tax projections for many of our clients and keep current on their tax situations throughout the year
-       Strong Attention to detail and