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Junior Tax Accountant

Job Type:


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.

Job Responsibilities:

  • 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

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