Senior Accountant

Employer
Gentile Pismeny & Brengel LLP
Location
Garden City, NY
Posted
Mar 16, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

Senior Tax

Accountant

About the Job

The Fine Print Department: Accounting Reporting To: Manager Direct Reports: N/A

Be Human. Be Accountable. Be Better.

Our Approach

Gentile Pismeny & Brengel LLP is a boutique accounting firm with headquarters in Garden City, NY and satellite offices in New York. Our main objective is delivering exceptional, personalized service to our clients. We accomplish this by truly listening to our clients' goals and concerns as well as implementing comprehensive ideas and services. Our unique business model allows our project teams to better service our clients by focusing their specialized expertise within one of the following areas: tax, accounting and consulting. This approach also has allowed us to diversify as a company, attract the best people, and cultivate a team of experienced accountants.

Who We Need

GPB LLP is looking for a Senior Accountant with at least 2 years of public accounting experience. This candidate must demonstrate a track record of outstanding customer service and must have strong working knowledge of financial statements - quality review experience a plus.

A Day in the Life of a Senior Tax Accountant

GPB LLP Senior accountants can perform most engagements with little supervision. They direct and review the work of staff accountants and are capable of making decisions on most accounting, tax, and auditing matters. When unusual situations arise, they present the pertinent information to the engagement manager or partner and follow their advice.

A successful GPB LLP Senior Tax Accountant displays the following skills & attributes:
  • • Be an excellent communicator, able to communicate effectively directly with business owners and other clients.
  • • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants.
  • • Be competent at bookkeeping, tax, and audit work.
  • • Possess a working knowledge of basic accounting tools and technology, including the use of email, and the Internet; the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; and firm engagement management, tax preparation, and time and billing software.
  • • Be able to assume responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.
  • • Be able to plan, coordinate, and supervise the various phases of an audit engagement.
  • • Involves work in the firm's office or on the client's premises. Work on the client's premises may require the use of the senior accountant's personal car.
  • • Moderate to low overtime required throughout the year. High level of overtime may be required to complete audit and tax engagements.

Responsibilities of a Senior Tax Accountant

Typically the Position will be responsible for:
  • • Performing other duties as assigned from time to time by the firm's Project Coordinators.
  • • Serve as technical researcher for consulting, audit and attestation service engagements and be able to respond to technical questions as they arise.
  • • Assist with preparing the firm for peer review. Hold lower level staff responsible for preparing audit, review and compilations deliverables as well as work paper documentation in accordance with professional standards and the Firm's Quality Control Policies and Procedures.
  • • May be called upon to assist in performing consulting engagements as assigned such as controllership services, buyer and seller acquisition assistance, etc.
  • • Stay current on changes to the CPA profession and how it impacts our firm. Circulate within the firm relevant information about new or emerging changes in professional standards and regulatory and legal requirements or business activities.

Criteria for Success
  • • Senior accountants normally have a minimum of two years' experience as a staff accountant (or equivalent experience as deemed appropriate by the partners).
  • • Candidate must have knowledge and experience working with QuickBooks, ProSystems Fx Engagement and ProSystems Fx Tax
  • • Senior accountants must have at least a college undergraduate degree and have completed at least 30 hours in college-level accounting courses.
  • • Candidate should be a CPA or able to achieve CPA status within one year.

Technical Expertise
  • • Microsoft Office Suite

Company Description
Gentile Pismeny & Brengel LLP is a boutique accounting firm with headquarters in Garden City, NY. Our main objective is delivering exceptional, personalized service to our clients. We accomplish this by truly listening to our clients' goals and concerns as well as implementing comprehensive ideas and services. Our unique business model allows our project teams to better service our clients by focusing their specialized expertise within one of the following areas: tax, accounting and consulting. This approach also has allowed us to diversify as a company, attract the best people, and cultivate a team of experienced accountants.


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