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Tax Accountant

Location: Mount Arlington

Years of experience: 5+ Years

Job Overview

Consistently ranked as a Best Place to Work in the State of New Jersey, Nisivoccia, a well-established, regional CPA firm, seeks a Tax Accountant to join our team.

At Nisivoccia, Tax Accountants possess excellent accounting skills combined with the ability to research tax topics while preparing business and personal tax returns. Requiring strong communication skills, the Tax Accountant will collaborate across departments in the organization while effectively managing client accounts. Time Management is a key skill which empowers the candidate to thrive in a high-energy environment. The ideal candidate possesses the following abilities:

- Knowledge / understanding of tax laws
- Experience preparing tax returns
- Strong mathematical and analytical skills
- Detail-oriented
- Self-motivated
- Effective communicator
- Solid leadership
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong work ethic, integrity & reliability

The ideal candidate takes proactive action when working with all clients and internal team members - collaborating across multiple departments – which is important to sustain our culture of exemplary client service and can accurately interpret policies, procedures and regulations to push work forward. The ideal candidate demonstrates leadership skills and is comfortable communicating directly with clients. Confidence, motivation and thriving in a high-energy environment are traits of successful Tax Accountants in our organization.

Responsibilities

- Preparation of individual and business tax returns, utilizing ProSystems Tax Software
- Preparation of account reconciliations
- Preparation of financial statements
- Applying accounting skills, which include assisting clients with account analysis, adjustments, and maintaining general ledger
- Applying and researching tax laws to provide clients tax saving opportunities


Benefits

- Competitive salary
- Flexible work arrangements including potential work from home
- 37.5 hour work week
- 18 days of PTO plus 7 holidays
- Straight time pay for any hours worked over 37.5 in a work week
- Ability to bank up to 75 hours for future PTO use
- Employer profit sharing contribution to 401k plan
- Full benefit package including medical, dental and vision
- Employer paid Life Insurance and Short/Long term disability
- Bonus for earning CPA

Requirements

- Undergraduate degree in Accounting
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- 1-5 years of experience in public accounting
- Knowledge of ProSystems Tax Software preferred
- Possess CPA certification or have plans to pursue


Culture

Nisivoccia maintains a strong family culture. We offer our people unparalleled support through proactive stewardship and giving back to our community. Every member of our team enjoys a strong work life balance and flexible hours. All employees participate in technical and soft skills training and development that include:

- Marketing and Business Development in person and webinar training programs
- State-of-Career lunches with partners and managers
- One-on-One Executive Coaching for future leaders
- Nisivoccia Financial Learning Program (lunch and learns) – presented by Nisivoccia Wealth Advisors
- Quality of Life Committee committed to continuously building a better work experience
- Young Professional and Women’s networking events hosted by the firm
- Ability to attend client and networking events as a representative of the firm
- On-going celebrations throughout the year that include family picnics, employee golf outings, luncheons, happy hours, holiday party and a variety of other fun experiences
- Leading edge technology that enables more efficient and productive working arrangements