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Employment Opportunities

We are celebrating 17 years of serving clients throughout Valencia, Socorro and Bernalillo counties. Our employees directly impact the success of the Firm by directly helping our clients. Our clients are from the agriculture, retail, construction, professional services, hospitality and manufacturing industries providing highly varied, challenging {exciting} work. The Firm offers medical/dental, PTO, holiday pay, life insurance, early leave Friday's and professional educational opportunities. Do you want to work with amazing people, who work hard and love what they are doing? If you answered YES and your skills and experience match, submit your resume today  here.

 

Current Openings:

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The Tax Accountant, Supervisor is responsible for the smooth-running, day-to-day operation of tax function.  This is a revenue generating position.  Position reports directly to CPA/Firm Owner.   Duties include supervising, directing the work flow and reviewing work of the tax function, ensuring compliance with internal and external controls, working with CPA/Firm Owner to create a positive, employee-focused culture and establishing and maintaining productivity measures within the tax function.

What this employee will do:

  • • Prepares federal and state income tax returns for individuals, sole proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, trust/estate and non-profit organizations
  • • Reviews and approves all returns with the exception of those dealing with specialized issues that require the expertise of owner 
  • • Handles federal, state and local tax audits
  • • Prepares tax planning and estimates and becomes involved in planning for more complex clients
  • • Compiles, reviews and interprets financial statements
  • • Prepares research memoranda, written correspondence/guidance and other documents for submission to the IRS or other taxing authorities
  • • Represents clients before the IRS
  • • Delegates work to tax staff, evaluates and supervises their work; including regular coaching and performance reviews
  • • Acts as a resource for staff; manages training of all tax staff
  • • Manages tax area staffing needs; responsible for working with HR Consultant to recruit, interview and hire tax department staff as needed
  • • Builds new and existing client relationships and demonstrates basic knowledge of client business
  • • Performs complex tax research
  • • Manages multiple clients, budgets and production goals
  • • Leads tax software and technology process development and enhancements
  • • Responsible for the smooth flow of tax returns and continuous improvement efforts
  • • Responsible for establishing engagement letters and related compliance framework
  • • Serves as a role model for other staff in reflecting firm, values, procedures and service model
  • • Develops and models an understanding of firm philosophy, values and tax opinions
  • • Performing detailed and accurate work in compliance with internal processes
  • • Perform your work with the utmost integrity in compliance with the AICPA Code of Ethics and IRS Circular 230
  • • Performing other tasks as assigned by management


What you need:
 
  • • CPA license or EA designation
  • • 3-5 years of prior experience in public accounting and tax
  • • 4 year degree preferred
  • • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • • Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills
  • • Well-rounded knowledge and current experience with tax preparation and accounting
  • • Intermediate proficiency in MS Word/Outlook, advanced proficiency in MS Excel and Quickbooks preferred
  • • Ultra Tax experience a plus
  • • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • • Ability to build client relationships and work as an integral part of a team
  • • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to find innovative solutions
  • • Strong team player with the ability to interact with all levels of staff in the organization 
  • • Strong ability to create systems of operation efficiency
  • • Maintain a current insurable driver’s license

What this employee will do:

Bookkeepers create financial transactions and reports for the Firm's diverse client group. Their day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • • Running payrolls
  • • Calculating payroll tax deposits and preparing quarterly and year-end payroll tax returns
  • • Entering checks and deposits
  • • Invoicing
  • • Inventory management
  • • Bank reconciliations
  • • Answering client questions
  • • Handling workers compensation, general liability, and other insurance audits
  • • Performing detailed and accurate work in compliance with internal processes
  • • Working with the utmost integrity in compliance with the AICPA Code of Ethics and IRS Circular 230
  • • Performing other tasks as assigned by management


What you need:
 
  • • 2 year degree preferred
  • • 5 years of experience, preferably multi-industry experience
  • • Knowledge of bookkeeping and generally accepted principles including accounting techniques and procedures
  • • Expert with Quickbooks accounting software
  • • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • • Ability to work with multiple deadline, fast-paced environment
  • • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • • Ability to build client relationships and work as an integral part of a team
  • • Strong analytical, problem solving and follow up skills
  • • Maintain a current insurable driver’s license

We are looking for experienced tax preparers to work February - April 2019. Competitive compensation and overtime opportunities! If you are interested, submit your resume now {don't wait}!

What this employee will do:

  • • Preparation of tax returns
  • • General bookkeeping and payroll process
  • • Performing detailed and accurate work in compliance with internal processes
  • • Perform your work with the utmost integrity in compliance with the AICPA Code of Ethics and IRS Circular 230
  • • Perform other tasks as assigned by management


What you need:
 
  • • 3-5 years tax preparation experience
  • • EA designation preferred
  • • Prior CPA Firm and UltraTax experience a plus
  • • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • • Ability to build client relationships and work as an integral part of a team
  • • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

 

 

Each team member should reflect the values of our company: Intelligence, character, integrity, togetherness, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence.

 

If you meet the minimum requirements, please submit your resume to jennifer.leising@gmail.com. No third party recruiters or agency contacts please.

General Contact Info:

Leigh Van Gilst, CPA & Associates, LLC

  • 121 A Don Diego S.E.
  • Los Lunas, NM 87031
  • Telephone: (505) 865-1040
  • Fax: (505) 866-9228


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