Staff Accountant
Accounting & Tax Services  

Position                                 Staff Accountant

Posting Date                        April, 2019

Employment                        Full time 

City                                         Cleveland - Beachwood, OH

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Zinner & Co., named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work For by Accounting Today magazine, has an outstanding opportunity for a top-notch candidate to join our Accounting and Tax Services team as a Staff Accountant.  

You will join a growing team of CPAs who create solutions and strategies for clients, helping them build their business while adding depth to your career. We offer a collaborative mentoring and enrichment program designed to help you grow and thrive in your career. You will also work with all levels of the firm including the partner group and staff. 

Accounting

  • Prepares journal entries and supporting schedules for month-end and year-end closings
  • Reconciles assigned accounts at period-end and prepares backup documentation
  • Provides support to management for special projects and directives
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements under generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) or other comprehensive basis of accounting (OCBOA)
Tax Reporting and Compliance
  • Prepares basic to more complex federal, state and local individual and business tax returns
  • Completes tax projections and analysis of specific transactions and works with more senior staff members in arriving at recommendations for clients
  • Analyzes tax notices and drafts responses

QUALIFICATIONS

  • One to two years’ experience in public accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting or a related program
  • Either holds CPA license or is working toward it
COMPETENCIES
  • Demonstrated time management and organizational skills to meet client and tax compliance deadlines
  • Self-directed and self-motivated work ethic that contributes to the client service team by producing quality work with quick turnaround and attentive service
  • Works with an entrepreneurial approach to client service while building positive working relationships with clientele
  • Comfortable with preparing and presenting training sessions to internal audiences