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The MFA Companies - TAX SENIOR

The MFA Companies® (MFA) is a national business consulting and financial advisory firm serving high-growth, entrepreneurial organizations and individuals. We offer distinct and impactful solutions that separate conventionally-run businesses from forward-looking strategic enterprises. For more than 35 years, MFA has provided its customers with deep expertise and insights to engineer growth and drive transformation in their business and personal lives.

MFA is headquartered in Tewksbury, MA and employs more than 180 seasoned business and finance professionals.

Those interested should contact Katie Rucinski at krucinski@themfacompanies.com

Position Summary

MFA is currently seeking to add a Tax Senior to its growing Tax Practice. For additional information on this and other positions, please see http://www.mfa-cpa.com/Career/Experienced-Professionals/Tax-Senior-2018 and http://www.mfa-cpa.com/Career#Current%20Openings .

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 and Experience

  • 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!

LOCATION

  • Tewksbury: We are only accepting applications from prospective candidates for our Tewksbury, Massachusetts location.

  • Hours: We are currently accepting applications from prospective candidates for this position in a full-time or part-time capacity. For additional detail regarding hours, please inquire within.

Those interested should contact Katie Rucinski at krucinski@themfacompanies.com

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