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Accountant/Tax Specialist

Job Details

Pennsylvania Office of Norris McLaughlin PA - Allentown, PA

Job Details

The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. in Allentown, PA has an immediate need for a full-time CPA/Tax Specialist to join our team


  • Research of issues related to tax compliance and controversy.
  • Communication with and submission of requests to IRS
  • Compilation of responses to IDRs (Information Document Requests) and other requests for information incident to federal and state tax examinations (audits) and team work to manage same. 
  • Prepare and proofread pleadings and correspondence, organize discovery
  • Communicate with clients, courts and attorneys and perform administrative tasks as needed, including monthly billing/time entries.
  • Docket and calendar cases
  • External client contact and traditional tax season overtime not required.



  • 5–7 years’ experience in preparing individual and fiduciary income, gift and estate tax returns, Pennsylvania inheritance tax returns, and related workpapers, projections, and estimates.
  • Must be proficient in Prosystem, CCH IntelliConnect, BNA, and RIA Quickfinders.
  • Continuing professional education offered to maintain CPA license.
  • Masters in Taxation (MT) optional but preferred.


At Norris McLaughlin, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their backgrounds, experiences, views, and strengths. Our differences in culture and beliefs enable us to be a better team.


The Firm does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, civil union status, domestic partnership status, affectional or sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy or breastfeeding, sex, gender identity or expression, disability or atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of any individual, or because of the liability for service in the Armed Forces of the United States or the nationality of any individual or any other characteristic protected by law, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, discipline, termination, lay-off, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training.