TAX SENIOR

MFA is currently seeking to add a Tax Senior to its growing Tax Practice.

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Responsibilities

Customer Service

  • Responsible for direct customer nurturing activities as assigned
  • Provide timely, high quality customer service that meets or exceeds expectations
  • Maintain the confidence of MFA’s customers and promote a consistent, positive image of the Firm
  • Prepare complex returns Prepare tax provisions to be used in audited financial statements
  • Prepare and review tax plans for corporations and high net worth individuals
  • Ensure proper documentation and preparation of tax return workpapers
  • Respond to tax notices and assist with tax audits
  • Monitor and maintain customer list and in-house due date system to include individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts and non-profits
  • Assist with the implementation of new tax initiatives
  • Stay current on new tax legislation

Supervisory

  • Provide appropriate and timely performance feedback
  • Exhibit a willingness to work with partners and managers on consulting needs of customers
  • Supervise staff in preparing simple and complex tax returns and reviewing these returns upon completion
  • Assist in the development and training of staff to include preparing and conducting in-house trainings
  • Take an active role in mentoring staff
  • Make efficient use of firm resources
  • Recognize opportunities to share knowledge with staff; be a good role model – lead by example
  • 40 Continuing Education Hours annually as laid out in your customized learning path
  • Participate in a minimum of two (2) recruiting or networking events annually

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Three (3) to four (4) years of prior experience in public accounting focusing on federal and state tax compliance and consulting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA candidate
  • Experience with corporate, S-corp, partnership, individual and family tax returns
  • Experience with financial statement analysis and general accounting
  • An aptitude for or experience with mentoring, coaching and development of staff
  • Strong customer service and communication skills with ability to develop and maintain customer relationships
  • An aptitude for or experience with managing multiple engagements and priorities in a fast-paced and growing environment
  • Knowledge of tax software and technology and tax research tools
  • Strong organization, coordination and follow-up skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, an attention to quality, thoroughness and accuracy
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
  • An ability to work independently

MFA Success Criteria

In addition to the above qualifications, in order to be successful at MFA, you must demonstrate that you:

  • Are malcontent, resilient and resourceful
  • Crave freedom, responsibility and opportunities to lead
  • Are a strategic thinker
  • Enjoy solving hard problems—and asking big questions to lead you there
  • Thrive on the unknown, the unfamiliar, and the unexpected
  • Are uniquely curious in the face of ambiguity or change
  • Are a lifetime learner and strive to be at the top of your game
  • Are motivated by having a measurable impact on individuals, the Firm, our customers and our community

If these qualities resonate with you and your future goals, we look forward to hearing from you!

Additional Details

  • Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts or Montreal, Quebec
  • Hours: Full or Part-time. For additional detail regarding hours, please inquire within.

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