Pivot CPAs is looking for recent college graduates and experienced professionals who want to be part of our exceptional team. We understand we’re not your only option, and that’s why our top priority is making our firm a place where you want to build your career!
Tax Staff Accountant
Located in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, Pivot CPAs is seeking to hire an entry level tax staff accountant to join our team. Staff accountants play a key role during client engagements. Our firm provides an opportunity to work on a wide array of projects in various industries. In this role, you will establish a more personal and direct working relationships with management while developing knowledge and experience.
Review client documents and apply applicable tax laws
Prepare appropriate tax returns
Analyze client-prepared financial statements
Prepare tax basis financial statements
Research tax issues
Interact with all levels of staff and management
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting
On path to sit for CPA exam if not already certified
Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and multi-task
Strong desire to learn
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Commitment to client service combined with creative problem solving skills
Self-driven with a desire to grow professionally
As an Audit Senior, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist with supervision and review of audit staff for commercial audit and assurance engagements, while reporting to Manager and above.
Actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients.
Develop and deepen an understanding of more complex auditing and accounting concepts and apply that knowledge to our client base.
Actively engage with key client management to collect information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
Assist with financial statement preparation and/or review.
Perform general audit procedures and substantive work over more complex areas.
Establish and grow relationships within the business community.
Coach, train, and develop audit staff.
2+ years of public accounting experience
Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Masters preferred.
Currently hold a valid CPA license or working towards obtaining a CPA license
Working knowledge and exposure to the common business and accounting issues facing companies today. Technical knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP).
Staying current and applying applicable technical accounting and financial reporting standards, supporting resolution of technical issues through effective analysis of accounting standards/issues;
Understanding and applying effectively auditing standards, firm audit methodology and guidance in work, proactively seeking to apply new guidance and tools in performing audit work;
Setting leading examples with professional skepticism, independence, and objectivity, e.g. considering where client incentives or pressures exist and supporting the team in navigating auditor judgments;
Identifying and elevating issues early, proposing solutions and communicating them effectively to team members and the client; and,
Enhancing the quality of work by actively supervising and coaching others taking responsibility for the quality of work and performing a critical self-review, seeking proactively the advice of supervisors, and responding to feedback in a timely manner.
Adjusting to shifting priorities and challenges and ability to juggle new and multiple tasks;
Delegating effectively tasks and providing direction and support to more junior team members;
Developing others by creating and supporting appropriate work assignments; and,
Providing coaching and feedback candidly and constructively and receive feedback openly.
Communicating confidently and effectively using a variety of communication styles across different contexts;
Preparing for team and client interactions by anticipating others' needs and tailoring content appropriately;
Playing an active role in discussions, proactively ask questions and share an informed point of view.