Are you a skilled tax preparer seeking work-life balance in the North Bay? Would you enjoy a role in a positive team environment where you can continue to grow and learn? Are you looking for flexibility in your schedule as a permanent seasonal employee?
The seasonal tax preparer position is perfect for someone who has experience preparing returns for individuals and trusts and wants more flexibility in their schedule and enjoys the challenges of working on a variety of tax returns in a paperless environment.
Desired Skills & Experience
Technology oriented, must thrive in a paperless office and must be able to adapt to automation using cutting edge software. Previous experience with CCH software (Prosystems Fx) is a plus.
Comfortable working independently or in a small group.
The position can accommodate the need for flexibility to balance against other demands, i.e., family, children, school or study. This position would be best for an individual who lives within a reasonable commute of our office in San Rafael. The hours anticipated for this role are flexible within the demands of the business which are generally more intensive January through mid April and September through mid-October.
New hires will accrue 12 days of paid time off and 7 ½ days of paid holidays per year. We also have separate policies for sick leave, family leave (FMLA), and leaves of absence. Additionally, the firm offers a 401(k) retirement plan and profit sharing, flexible spending account, health insurance, and life and long-term disability insurance.
For employee development, we provide in house training as well as pay for continuing professional education, a pay increase upon passing the CPA exam, CPA exam reimbursement, payment of professional dues, payment of AICPA and CalCPA membership dues, business expense reimbursement, and preparation of employee income tax returns.
Exposure to Early Adoption
We believe in staying up to date with the industry’s tools, including technology. EAC not only invests in some of the most widely used software for CPA firms, we utilize them fully and train our staff on use, updates, and tips and tricks.
We maintain a hardware lifecycle to keep up with programming demands of our software as well as a multi-monitor environment to support our paperless office model. Along with the adoption of technology within our field, we design the processes that sustain the successful use of these systems.
& Flexible Scheduling
EAC believes in work / life balance and allows for flexible scheduling as needed. As accountants, work can get intense during our busy seasons, so we make sure to provide flex time to offset the stress that comes with it.
& Professional Development
With regulations & standards that change on a regular basis, professional development is one of our top priorities. We partner with the California Society of CPA’s and other organizations to provide all employees ongoing education and training. Additionally, we are a member of AGN International, a worldwide association providing member to member connections to promote knowledge that serves our clients, staff, and firm as a whole.