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Senior Tax Accountant 

Position: Tax Senior

Hiring Senior Tax AccountPosting Date: July, 2021

Employment: Full time

City: Cleveland - Beachwood, OH

Job Description

The Tax Senior is responsible for working collaboratively with clients, partners, and staff to provide comprehensive tax advisory and compliance services. They are also responsible for the training and supervision of junior staff which provides an outstanding opportunity to develop leadership skills and accelerate career advancement.
A flexible work schedule is available for this position which can be conducted on-site, remotely, or through a hybrid model.



  • Prepares complex individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns
  • Performs review of individual tax returns prepared by tax staff or interns
  • Serves as a technical resource for tax staff and interns
  • Conducts basic to complex tax research
  • Collaborates with firm colleagues to conduct tax planning for individual, corporate, partnership, estate, gift, trust and international tax clients
  • Reviews federal, state and local tax notices and drafts responses


  • Delegates work to tax staff and interns
  • Supervises tax staff and interns; defines expectations and performance indicators
  • Participates in firm wide and tax department administrative projects
  • Acts as key client contact person for some engagements
  • Fosters and exemplifies collaborative working relationships with all firm staff members
  • Assists with training of other tax department or firm accounting personnel
  • Develops a network of industry peers and business contacts, meets with prospective clients, and cultivates referral business



  • Three to four years' experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in knowledge and depth of understanding in various areas of taxation
  • Bachelor or master's degree in accounting (or taxation) from an accredited college or university
  • CPA license (or CPA eligible)


  • 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 workshops, seminars and training sessions to both internal and external audiences


Our culture is rooted in client service; our spirit is philanthropic. We support our employees’ humanitarian efforts and join together outside the office through participation in community events, charitable initiatives, and goodwill. We envision our ideal candidate as one who is the change agent that not only empowers our clients, but also the world.

Zinner & Co. is conveniently located in Beachwood, Ohio, off I-271 at the Chagrin Blvd. exit. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, which include medical, dental, vision, disability, term life, and paid time off, along with many opportunities for professional development. Our open, bright and modern layout, comfortable collaboration areas, and technologically advanced office space will greet you each day.

For confidential consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter as one Word doc or PDF file below or include you LinkedIn bio:

Senior Tax Accountant