PKF O'Connor Davies

  • Seasonal Tax Preparer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Woodcliff Lake
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Our Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey office is seeking experienced Tax Preparers to work during our busy tax season (2/18/19 to 4/15/19). This position will be responsible for the preparation of client tax returns and will work closely with partners and managers and, based on experience, may be asked to provide other basic accounting services as needed.

    Essential Duties

    • Prepare individual, corporate and partnership/LLC income tax returns utilizing information provided by clients by reviewing client information and inputting into tax preparation software.
    • Secure all information required to prepare a complete and accurate tax return in accordance with firm policies.
    • Adhere to the firm’s written tax practice standards and the firm’s 1040 Procedure Manual.
    • Refer complex tax issues to manager or partner for advice and counsel.
    • Maintain confidentiality of client files.  


    • Individual must be able to work a minimum of 25-30 hours per week (hours are flexible) from 2/18/19 to 4/15/19.
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting required.
    • Masters in Taxation degree or LLM in Taxation a plus.
    • 3+ years tax preparation experience in public accounting required.
    • Licensed CPA preferred.
    • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines.
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills fostering client and internal relationships; excellent analytical, organizational, and written/verbal communication skills.
    • Strong technical skills pertaining to tax preparation and review, tax compliance, agency correspondence and tax research.
    • Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)/Tax law knowledge.
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Knowledge of tax software: ProSystem FX, Engagement and GoFileRoom


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