Tax Senior

Office-Based Birmingham, AL Pearce, Bevill, Leesburg, Moore, P.C.

Tax Senior Needed

We are a busy and successful CPA firm in Birmingham, Alabama looking to grow our team.  We offer career mobility with a congenial group of accounting professionals in a great firm.  Want to hear more?  APPLY TODAY!


Responsibilities for Tax Senior:

  • Performs most work assigned with a minimum of assistance and makes most decisions.
  • Often leads a number of staff accountants, instructs them in work to be performed, reviews the work done, and directs necessary revisions.
  • Meets time budgets on engagements and can lead staff accountants to employ methods that will accomplish objectives timely.
  • Displays professional conduct showing, confidence and ease in the presence of staff and client representatives.

Essential Job Functions for Tax Senior: 

  • Performs diversified accounting and tax assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager, and shareholder.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Directs and instructs assistants, where applicable, in work to be performed and work paper review.
  • Prepares and indexes work papers; to document the procedures preferred and conclusions reached in the engagement.
  • Performs the broadest range of accountant tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers, or shareholders is efficient and effective.
  • Prepares other reports, projects, and duties as assigned.
  • Knows, understands, and follows the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Possesses technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants.
  • Begins acquiring the skills necessary to develop quality client relationships and loyalty.
  • Assists with formal training programs.
  • Maintains university contacts and participates in on-campus and office visits to recruit new staff.
  • Grooms business contacts and participates in local community organizations to expand marketing network.
  • Builds productive relationships with managers, supervisors, and shareholders by keeping them informed about work progress, and by adapting to various management styles.
  • Begins developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations; becomes proficient at tax research including a knowledge of the reference sources available by the firm; assumes responsibility for the supervision of tax return preparation engagements.

Job Qualifications

  • Dedicated individual that values integrity, quality, and professionalism.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years of experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity of auditing and accounting tasks.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or master’s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university.
  • Either holds a current and valid certified public accountant’s license or is working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the CPA exam. If licensed, should be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Alabama Society of CPA’s (ASCPA) if applicable.
  • Proficiency in using computers and computer accounting/tax software programs.


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