Senior Tax Accountant

Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Aug 25, 2022
Closes
Sep 29, 2022
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time

Senior Tax Accountant

If you want to be part of this successful team, we want to hear from you! We are looking for a tenacious, thorough self-starter to join OFS as a Senior Tax Advisor in McLean, VA. In this role, you will prepare returns for some of the world's best athletes. A hybrid work schedule is available for this role outside of tax season.

Athletes and entertainers generate a lifetime of earnings over a short period of time. Managing those earnings is critical for their financial security now and in the future. For more than 30 years, OFS has helped athletes and celebrities manage their wealth—from the signing of their first contract, through retirement and beyond. As an independent wealth management office, we pride ourselves on helping clients understand their finances, so they can enjoy the lifestyle they have worked so hard to earn.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Research, plan and prepare US individual and business income tax returns Collect and organize clients' tax documents Complete initial input and review of tax information in tax software Advise clients on how to minimize tax liability and notify them of any tax changes Support compliance with taxing agency requirements Respond to federal and state notices and assist in government audits Participate in tax analysis and research projects and administrative tasks, as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting Financial certification strongly preferred (CPA) 2-4 years of work experience in the tax planning/preparation field Broad knowledge and understanding in individual tax preparation, preferably with multi-state experience Must be very meticulous, thorough and organized Excellent written and oral communication skills Strong customer service skills Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word skills Experience with CCH Axcess or any other tax software a plus Excellent interpersonal skills to work cooperatively with persons at all levels in the organization Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion, especially with regards to sensitive or confidential personnel or organizational matters.

For consideration please submit your résumé and cover letter on-line at www.octagon.com in the “Careers” section.

OFS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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