Tax Accountant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512240-726453
    • Job Location: West Hartford, CT
      West Hartford, CT
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 02, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

blumshapiro, the largest regional accounting, tax and business advisory firm based in New England, is seeking a tax paraprofessional in our West Hartford, CT office.  Desirable candidates should be looking for career advancement with a firm that not only appreciates, but actually practices work/life balance, while providing superior service to a diverse and successful client base. 

  • Prepare fiduciary income tax returns, gift returns, individual tax returns and personal income tax returns
  • Knowledge of estate and trust administration, including probate filings, probate accountings and preparing federal and state estate tax returns
  • Strong technical skills pertaining to fiduciary income tax and general accounting
  • Develop, train and mentor staff, including performance and engagement reviews
  • Attend professional development sessions on a regular basis

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s in accounting preferred
  • Experience with estate and trust administration and/or in a legal office
  • 3-5 years’ experience
  • Ability to problem-solve and think both creatively and logically
  • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines
  • Outstanding leadership, mentoring and interpersonal skills fostering client and staff relationships
  • Strong computer skills, specifically Excel.  Experience with ProSystems fx Tax a plus
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, teamwork and written/verbal communication skills