Staff Accountant
Basinger CPA
Pleasant Grove, UT US
Posted ago
Basinger CPA

Are you looking for a role with the possibility for upward mobility and financial growth? Have you ever considered yourself wanting to work in a position that allows you to use your accounting experience on work that really matters? Do you love helping people and want more fulfillment in the work you are doing?

Young, dynamic and rapidly growing CPA practice in Pleasant Grove, UT is hiring a Staff Accountant to work with us on our high-performance team! We need someone to tackle and solve client accounting needs and help with our firm growth. If you are interested in being part of a fast-growing firm that will heavily reward your hard work, innovation and dedication, keep reading.

You need to have...

  • Experience handling tax, bookkeeping and financial reporting for small to medium-sized businesses.
  • Experience with reviewing and preparing business and personal tax returns from initial meeting through delivery and the filing of returns.
  • Ability to recognize when something doesn’t look right. And follow up on the cause until you figure out why it doesn’t.
  • A personality that enjoys working with clients. You love helping clients with their requests because you recognize they hire US to find the solutions to their problems.
  • Strong communication skills and be able to prepare and clearly present financial information to clients.
  • The ability to work through uncertainty. You don't have to know everything you are going to be assigned. You do have to be committed to researching, being resourceful, asking questions, and anything else to find the answer.
  • Willingness to put in whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • The ability to work independently, and take ownership for bringing projects to completion in a timely and accurate manner, without the need for a lot of input or supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare business and personal tax returns (Form 1040, 1065, 1120-S, 1120, 990)
  • Entering daily transactions for all of our clients using a number of software platforms
  • Responding to requests from clients on general accounting needs (i.e. running reports, responding to requests, etc.)
  • Prepare reconciliations (i.e. bank reconciliations, credit card reconciliations, general ledger accounts, etc.)
  • Record tax entries into accounting software
  • Understand and apply tax reduction strategies
  • Perform self-review to ensure that accounting is accurate
  • Prepare financial statements and provide overview to client
  • Establish, document, and evaluate internal processes for the best client experience.
  • Manage prospective and current client correspondence
  • Assist in building our brand, our firm and our client base through referrals, social media, lead generation, etc.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Experience preparing tax returns and basic knowledge of the tax code for individuals and small business
  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience with Quickbooks Online and MS Excel
  • Comfortable using software and possess solid computer skills, since you will need to be able to get up to speed rapidly with new software required by the position
  • Must be local to Pleasant Grove, UT or willing to relocate. Relocation assistance may be offered to the ideal candidate.

Compensation
$50,000
About Basinger CPA

We are very focused on client relationships and client service - and enjoy a great reputation in the area.


We work hard but also prioritize work-life balance, with generous PTO for team members who can get their work accomplished timely and have attended to their clients' needs. We also offer bonuses for contributions that increase revenues and facilitate practice growth.


Therefore, as the practice grows, so does the income of our team members!

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