Tax Staff Accountant (Entry-Level)

Tax Staff Accountant Opening (Entry Level) – San Jose (CA)

Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL) is a large local CPA firm in Silicon Valley serving closely held and middle-market companies in diverse industries.  We have great clients and provide them with high quality tax and consulting services, which in turn provides you with abundant career and growth opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to develop your career in a firm with interesting clients, quality work, great team members and coaches, and excellent flexibility. We offer you the client work and career paths found in larger firms, with the culture, work-life balance and friendliness of a mid-sized regional firm. We provide our team members with:

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans and other benefits
  • Generous PTO policy
  • 22 paid holidays throughout the year (Summer Fridays, Thanksgiving week, plus others)
  • Paid paternity/maternity leave
  • Bonus for passing the CPA exam within 2 years of start date
  • Virtual and in-person technical training, coaching and leadership development programs to support your professional growth at each stage of your career
  • Seeing the big picture – we provide the opportunity to participate, contribute, and collaborate on project teams and client engagements to advance your career
  • Building employee engagement is vital to our culture! We use different platforms to keep you connected with your team members, while working remotely, or in our Campbell office
  • Recognition – we celebrate each other’s accomplishments both at work and outside the office

Primary Responsibilities of the Role

  • Become proficient in the preparation of corporate, individual, partnership, fiduciary and other tax return services performed by the firm.
  • Assume responsibility for the completion of tax returns under the supervision of more experienced staff.
  • Staff should be aware of budget and notify manager of any problematic areas.
  • Become familiar with the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Understand the rules, requirements, and code of conduct of the AICPA
  • Become familiar with pertinent IRC sections and regulations.
  • Obtain a working knowledge of tax research techniques and the various research sources
  • Obtain a working knowledge of firm technology, including the use of email and the Internet, and the use of firm spreadsheet, word processing, tax preparation, and time and billing software.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time to time by the seniors, managers, senior managers or partners.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, preferably Accounting
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Analytical skills and critical reasoning

Salary Pay Scale

  • This position’s salary range is $75,000 – 85,000 per year

Sound like a Good Fit? We Want to Hear from You!

Please consider including a cover letter (so we can learn more about you!). Thank you for taking the time to consider ASL. 

Come for the job, stay for the career. 

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