Senior Tax Associate-Columbia
Job Details
06 Columbia - Columbia, SC
Full Time
Accounting
Description

Mauldin & Jenkins, LLC is seeking a Senior Associate for their Tax Practice. We are a Top 100 CPA Firm and have been one continuous entity since 1918.

Job Responsibilities

  • Candidate must be competent in the preparation of complex individual and business tax returns.  Knowledge of estate and fiduciary taxation principles is desirable.
  • responding to tax notices
  • Good communication skills with clients
  • Participates in practice/location activities to help grow M&J (e.g. recruiting, Firm training sessions, etc.)
  • Conducts self-review to ensure work is complete and no open issues exist
  • Recognizes industry trends and the potential opportunities for savings and risk reduction applicable to the client’s business and tax burden
  • Drafts research memos and formulate preliminary conclusions to share with client team and colleagues
  • Identifies and develops alternatives for issues and consults with the engagement team
  • Develops Interns and Staff by delegating and training them to be successful in their careers
  • Provides constructive formal and informal feedback in a timely manner to all levels
  • Proactively communicates work/project status with the engagement team and client in a direct and respectful manner
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and applies tax planning concepts
  • Masters tax software tools for preparation, review, and research
  • Solid understanding of tax codes, regulations, rulings and case law
  • Additional duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Has a positive attitude that is reflected in work and evident to others; motivates others
  • Professionalism is required while in the office and at a client site
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work with little or no supervision
Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • B.A./B.S. in Accounting
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Public accounting experience or equivalent
  • Prefer knowledge of CCH Axcess: Tax, Engagement, Fixed Asset

Location: Columbia, SC

How you’ll grow:

In addition to on-the-job training, all new staff attends a week-long training course detailing audit procedures and tax policies. For the next four years, staff attend week-long staff level training courses. The classes include audit, tax, supervisory skills, general business, and management topics. Depending on work assignments, you will also attend industry-specific training. We also provide many hours of cutting edge technology training each year.

Salary: Competitive

Benefits:

At M&J, we don’t ask you to give up your personal life for your career; we encourage a healthy work/life balance by providing you with the tools, compensation, and benefits to achieve a high quality of life. 

Mauldin and Jenkins Culture:

Your goals and ideas matter at Mauldin & Jenkins – you are an integral part of our team, working with other like-minded professionals in a technologically advanced, dynamic and friendly environment. Our dynamic environment is where employees are eager to succeed. Your voice matters at M&J and we continually listen better the company and its employees.

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