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Tax Accountant – Seasonal

Honest Buck Accounting

This is a Contract position in Seattle, WA posted December 3, 2021.

Seasonal Tax Preparer Wanted

Position to begin February 13 and end in late April/early May. Expected hours are 25-35 per week. Flexible work schedule/work from home arrangement, however you must designate two (2) days per week in which you can meet with clients at the office or at the client site.

Please send resume and salary requirements

While Enrolled Agent credential is preferred, the most important qualities in a successful candidate are personality, customer service, client & task focus, and communication skills.

Successful candidate should be able to:

  • Interview clients to obtain additional information on taxable income and deductible expenses and allowances.
  • Interview clients to gather financial information.
  • Use all appropriate adjustments, deductions, and credits to keep clients’ taxes to a minimum.
  • Prepare or assist in preparing simple to complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses.
  • Furnish taxpayers with sufficient information and advice to ensure correct tax form completion.
  • Advise others on financial matters.
  • Check data input or verify totals on forms prepared by others to detect errors in arithmetic, data entry, or procedures.
  • Verify accuracy of records.
  • Consult tax law handbooks or bulletins to determine procedures for preparation of atypical returns.
  • Calculate form preparation fees according to return complexity and processing time required.
  • Answer questions and provide future tax planning to clients.
  • Develop financial plans for clients.
  • Correspond with customers to answer questions or resolve complaints.
  • Review financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures to determine forms needed to prepare tax returns.
  • Explain federal and state tax laws to individuals and companies.
  • Explain regulations, policies, or procedures.

Job Type: Contract