Junior Tax Accountant
Hybrid (West Orange, NJ & Remote)
$25 -$30 per hour + performance-based bonus
Health (Medical/Dental/Vision) & 401k for employees working 25+ hours a week
Monday to Friday, 9am - 2pm. Additional hours and flexibility in schedule available as you ramp up.
About the Company:
ASE Group is a boutique CPA firm in Northern NJ, and we provide full-service accounting & tax solutions to small business owners in the NJ/NY/CT/PA area. We help business owners create strong and sustainable businesses by making the dollars make sense. Our firm is growing and we are currently seeking a Junior Accountant. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated self-starter to join a young dynamic team with great growth potential.
Candidates will be exposed to clients in various industries. Our clients typically live and/or work in NJ/NY/CT/PA, have a mix of self-employment income, capital gains/losses and/or rental property activity, and seek year-round advisory support. The candidate must have a “roll up your sleeves” attitude, be detail- oriented, and be able to effectively prioritize to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Prepare federal and state individual (1040), Partnership (1065) and S Corp (1120S) returns, related extensions and estimates
Conduct tax research on a variety of tax topics
New client onboarding
Draft responses to federal, state, and local tax notices
Take on an active role in tax planning -- Identifying potential tax deductions and savings clients have not considered
Advising clients about tax laws and how to meet requirements
All other duties as assigned
You May Be the Right Fit If:
You take pride in being a trusted advisor to clients, enjoy being a key player on the team, research matters independently to suggest solutions and have extreme attention to detail. You are organized, goal-oriented and are used to juggling multiple priorities and projects.
If you’ve been out of the workforce and/or have gaps in your resume, you’re still a good fit. Parent and need a flexible environment? Also a good fit.
2+ years demonstrated experience in Intuit ProConnect Tax Online, strongly preferred
Audit background (or experience with documentation and “ticking and tying”)
Ambition & a strong desire to succeed and excel
People oriented, friendly and appreciating multicultural environments
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Attention to detail with tenacious research skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and GSuite
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Education, Experience, and Licensing Requirements:
Bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, tax or finance
EA/CPA or EA/CPA candidate, strongly preferred
Minimum 2 years’ experience in accounting/tax/finance