Senior Tax Accountant – Great Falls, MT

Office-Based Great Falls, Montana JCCS

Ideal candidate for Senior Tax Accountant in Great Falls, Montana

We look for people who want to grow; who always ask, “What’s next?” Our values and business are rooted in always seeking ways to have a greater impact – staying ahead of industry and regulatory trends; seeking new skills, credentials, and certifications; and constantly improving how we collaborate, communicate and work together to achieve client, business, personal and professional

What working at JCCS offers

When you grow our clients grow, and we grow.  So we offer a competitive compensation package in which you’re rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to the firm. Our total rewards package includes medical, dental, vision and other offerings; profit-sharing 401(k) plan with safe harbor contributions; a minimum of 10 vacation days, nine company-observed holidays, 12 sick days and half-day Fridays starting in May. Plus we offer:

  • Support, coaching, and feedback from co-workers and managers.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and advance your career.
  • The freedom to work in a way that lets you balance life outside of work.

Tax Services
Tax laws, their implications and their interactions with other business and personal factors can and do change on a regular basis – sometimes significantly. That’s why JCCS Tax Specialists are so relentless in their search for new and innovative tax applications to best maximize the benefits to our clients
personal and/or business situation.

Position Summary

This position is responsible for the completion of complex tax returns and year-end compilations, and other accounting projects. The ideal candidate will be technically competent with expert knowledge and experience in one or more specialties, as well as a team leader. JCCS team members pride themselves with providing exceptional customer service, business consulting, and maintaining a positive work atmosphere and behaving in a manner that is courteous and respectful of clients, customers, and other team members.

Essential Job Responsibilities for Senior Tax Accountant:

  • Maintain strict confidentiality of information related to client, staff, and Firm’s internal operations during and after employment with JCCS.
  • Completes tax returns under review of a manager.
  • Establishes additional responsibilities in specific areas of accounting interest, for example, budgets, investments, and information systems to become certified/licensed in those areas.
  • Delegates, supervises and reviews more complex tax, accounting and other functions to other staff, and takes responsibility for quality control issues.
  • Actively seek complex, specialized accounting projects from other professional staff.
  • Uses technical competence and expertise to serve on JCCS committees and to lead JCCS teams.
  • Responsible for identifying ways to provide additional services to existing clients while adding value to the customers’ experience.
  • Comply with established work hours, scheduling and billable time expectations. Employees are expected to work additional hours and/or overtime when dictated by client business, high volume workloads, and seasons.
  • Performs other duties, responsibilities, and activities as assigned.

To Qualify for the Senior Tax Accountant Position:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from an accredited university
  • Licensed C.P.A. by the Montana State Board of Public Accountants
  • 5 years’ experience in public or private accounting

Skills for Success:

  • Technically competent in commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the accounting field
  • Excellent computer skills, including spreadsheets
  • The ability to problem solve and think independently
  • Attention to detail, and good organizational skills
  • Ability to take full responsibility for the quality of work, delegate, supervise and review other staff’s work and take responsibility for their quality of work.
  • This job posting is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel as classified.


Candidate must successfully pass a background check.   ~   JCCS PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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