Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant 
 
To be considered for the position, please call (919) 659-5835 - carefully listen to the 3 questions, then answer them in a voicemail. Speak clearly, explain your answers, and state your name before you hang up. There are no right or wrong answers!

About Us: 
 
Padgett Business Services is a full-service accounting, tax, and advisory firm looking for an enthusiastic accountant to join our team. Our firm focuses on small businesses, providing services including business and personal tax preparation, financial statement preparation, payroll, sales & use tax, IRS & state tax representation, business advisory, and technology support. We are a growing firm with plenty of opportunity for career growth and upward mobility. 
 
What Makes us Different? 
 
At Padgett, we’re just getting started where most CPA firms are wrapping up. We put a huge emphasis on client communication; partnering with our clients to ensure they clearly understand their financial position so they can make timely, informed business decisions. We leverage cloud technology in order to help our clients run their businesses in the most efficient and effective ways possible. At the end of the day, we find true fulfillment in knowing that we are helping small business owners achieve their dreams. 
 
We also pride ourselves on being a fun place to work. We do occasional “unplugged” team outings, out of town conferences, catered lunches, in-office TV show screenings, and have an overall low-stress atmosphere. We offer great work-life balance with perks such as half-day Fridays and flexible hours to accommodate for personal obligations and peak performance times. If Padgett sounds like a place you would like to grow your career, then we would love to meet you! 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Main point of contact for your group of clients
  • Working closely with bookkeepers to review and prepare financial statements, and then to interpret the business financials and discuss other relevant findings with the client
  • Manage client tax compliance such as sales tax, property tax, payroll tax, etc.
  • Prepare business and personal tax returns and maintain year-round tax planning
  • Maintain and support clients’ cloud technology stacks
  • One-on-one advisory meetings with clients to review financials, set goals, and hold accountable

Qualities and Qualifications:

  • Embodies all Padgett Core Values – Integrity, Community, Accountability, and Positivity. We can teach technical skills, but we can’t teach these values!
  • Experience managing multiple clients and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal (phone & in-person) and written communication (text, Slack, email, etc). This position will be working closely with clients on a daily basis.
  • Tech-savvy. We have an extensive stack of cloud-based software (Xero, Gusto, HubDoc) that we use regularly. The ideal candidate will be able to learn and adapt to new apps quickly. Proficiency on a Mac, iPad, and iPhone is a plus. 
  • CPA, EA, or CPA candidate preferred
  • Bachelor's in accounting, finance, or relatable degree
  • Minimum of 4-5 years of general accounting and tax experience 
  • Experience with UltraTax CS, or similar tax preparation software

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Upon 90 days of full-time employment, we offer full health, dental, and vision coverage, 401k matching, and generous paid time off
  • Half-day Fridays outside of tax season and flexible hours
  • Continuing education support
  • Potential to grow within the company
 
To be considered for the position, please call (919) 659-5835 - carefully listen to the 3 questions, then answer them in a voicemail. Speak clearly, explain your answers, and state your name before you hang up. There are no right or wrong answers!

 

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