Public Tax Accountant/Associate

Tax Department · Fort Collins, Colorado
Department Tax Department
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you a tax professional looking for a career opportunity that will provide you with a great learning environment, exceptional professional growth, varied and challenging work while maintaining an excellent work/life balance?


Our team approach to client service, casual work environment and flexible hours provides our team members with superior work life balance. Our commitment to work life balance includes:


  • Professional staff members typically work 2,080 or 2,200 hour contracts or less
  • Our offices are typically closed on Fridays from May through November -- a great opportunity for three day weekends in the summer and fall
  • Flexible work arrangements and environment, no mandatory Saturday work arrangements
  • Minimal to no overnight travel or long- distance travel   


We are a full-service CPA firm with offices in Northern Colorado and Wyoming with a focus on superior client service for our small business clients. We are looking to expand in our Fort Collins office. Our ideal candidate has 2+ years of experience in tax accounting with expertise in tax preparation. Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities are a prerequisite, as is excellent MS Office Suite, and QuickBooks knowledge. Experience with Thomson Reuters Software is also desired.


 Responsibilities:


  • Tax planning strategies and tax consultations for individual and business clients
  • Direct interaction with clients while working on the tax projects
  • Preparation of individual, business, and trust income tax returns
  • Accounting assistance and proposals for improvements and client training
  • Opportunity for cross training in our audit, payroll and bookkeeping departments
    (depending on your experience and interest.)


The minimum qualifications for our professional tax staff positions are:


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting (Masters a plus) and qualify for CPA examination
  • Two or more years of individual and/or business tax preparation experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent skills in using business computer applications and ability to work in a fully paperless environment  
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous projects in a fast-paced, interactive, results-based, team environment
  • Independently manage client engagements from beginning to end
  • Committed to continuing education and professional growth


Benefit package available.  Compensation based on experience.


You can enjoy a career in public accounting with professional growth opportunities and the work life balance you are looking for. Our firm growth curve is well above average -- which means real career opportunity for the right candidate with the goal of being a CPA for the long-term.

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  • Location
    Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Department
    Tax Department
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced