Tax Staff Accountant

We Recruit the Best of the Best.  Our firm is growing and we are looking to hire an Tax Staff Accountant. Bring your upbeat attitude, collaborative mentality, and out-of-the-box creative thinking to add exponential value to our clients and to our company morale and culture.

Abbott, Stringham & Lynch (ASL) is one of the largest local CPA firms in the Silicon Valley serving a broad range of industries.  We offer you the resources found in larger firms, with the opportunities and culture of a mid-sized regional firm. We provide our team members with:

  • Best-in-class virtual and in-person training, mentoring, and leadership development programs to support your professional growth at each stage of your career path
  • Comprehensive benefits package including a generous time-off policy for CPAs
  • Flexible hours and the ability to manage your own schedule including working from home
  • Creative opportunities to contribute and collaborate in your work and on projects to enhance your skills and to drive ASL to be best in class
  • Employee engagement is important to us! We use different platforms to keep you connected with your peers and co-workers. This position is primarily an in-office role in our Campbell office and will have flexibility for remote work in the long-term
  • The opportunity to participate in a number of civic associations focused on community causes throughout the year
  • Bonus for passing the CPA exam within 2 years of start date

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 will clear all self-created queries before return is submitted for review.
  • 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
  • Accounting units required to sit for the CPA exam
  • 1-2 years’ experience in public accounting firm

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

Please consider including a cover letter (so we can learn more about you!) and submit your resume here.

Thank you for taking the time to consider ASL.