Aston Carter Tax Accountant in Salem, Oregon
We are hiring for a Tax Accountant to join the team with an incredible company that offers amazing benefits. There are openings in both Salem and Lake Oswego.
Role in a nutshell:
Responsible for the general accounting function including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules and ledgers and account and bank reconciliations. Assisting with monthly closings and account analysis and supporting the Senior Accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the accounting department.
A combination of preparing journal entries, completing general ledger operations and preparation of monthly, quarterly, or annual financial statement.
Reconcile balance sheet accounts, prepare analysis of accounts as requested
Assist with year-end closings
Prepare tax computations and returns
Assist in preparing budgets and forecasts
Assist with payroll administration, monitor and resolve bank issues including fee anomalies and check differences
Review expense reports for correction needed
Compile required documentation for firm’s file, and various other financial related activities.
Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information to prepare tax returns, financial reports, and tax planning by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: other duties may be assigned.
Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.
Distributes expenditures, encumbrances, receipts, and receivables according to schedules.
Perform statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement.
Determines proper handling of financial transactions and approves transactions within designated limits.
Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.
Reviews, investigates, and corrects errors and inconsistencies in financial entries, documents, and reports.
Installs, modifies, documents, and coordinates implementation of accounting systems and accounting control procedures.
Devises and implements system for general accounting.
Makes recommendations regarding the accounting of reserves, assets, and expenditures.
Conducts studies and submits recommendations for improving the organization's accounting operation.
Collects appropriate data and prepares federal, state, and local reports and tax returns.
3-5+ years of accounting experience
Tax accounting experience required CPA Preferred (or CPA eligible)
GAAP - Journal Entries, General Ledger, Reconciliations, Financial Statements
Savvy with Excel, and ability to pick up new systems quickly
Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance - MBA or CPA preferred
Why work here?
80 hours of paid vacation (10 days)
48 hrs. of sick time (6 days-paid out in January if not used during the year)
80 hours Comp time (earn up to 80 hours of additional comp time during tax season)
Eight paid holidays (includes 2 floating)
Semi flexible work schedule --- including remote/telecommute
Bonus Program (up to 10% of base salary annually)
Medical insurance - Blue Cross Blue Shield: HSA Bronze with a Silver buy-up option, or Gold Traditional; for you and your family (100% paid by DPW; excluding buy up option portion, buy up portion pretax)
Health Savings Account contribution (Company providing 75% of the federal limit contribution to your HSA – when an HSA insurance policy is selected)
Life Insurance Policy ($50,000) – (100% paid by DPW)
Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance - (100% paid by DPW)
Optional self-funded pre-tax supplemental insurance
401k (up to 4% contribution match, 90-day entry, with minimal management fees)
Cell phone reimbursement policy
Personalized Professional Development; $1,800 annually
Future opportunity for growth & advancement
Diversity of scope of work (working on challenging projects)
Payment of professional licenses/license renewal (including test materials & fees plus admin CPE tracking & support)
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We reserve the right to pay above or below the posted wage based on factors unrelated to sex, race, or any other protected classification.
Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific elections, plan, or program terms. This temporary role may be eligible for the following:
• Medical, dental & vision
• Insurance (Basic/Supplemental Life & AD&D)
• Short and long-term disability
• Health & Dependent Care Spending Accounts (HSA & DCFSA)
• Transportation benefits
• Employee Assistance Program
• Time Off/Leave (PTO, Vacation or Sick Leave)
About Aston Carter:
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At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
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