We are seeking an experienced seasonal tax preparer for January through April, with additional available hours in May through October. Initial hours will vary depending on when tax return info is received from clients. We expect to need someone from 30 - 50 hours per week, including Saturdays. Ideally, we would like to hire someone who wants to return year after year.
Tax preparation will be mainly for individual tax returns, many of which are complex.
Some lighter-weight tasks are included in this position. We need help with preparation of 1099s, personal property tax returns, and a few quarterly payroll tax returns.
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail is important. Prior use of UltraTax software is a plus, as is knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word. For paperless documentation, we use the Adobe add-on: Tic, Tie, and Calculate for scanning and bookmarking. Training on Tic, Tie, and Calculate is available, if needed.
Client contact will include emails and telephone calls. All work is done in the office.
Qualified candidates please provide a current resume, cover letter, current work-related references and salary requirements. Compensation depends on experience.
Additional Salary Information: Position is hourly, with time and a half for hours in excess of 40 per week.
About David R & Mary F Downs, P.C.
For more than 30 years, David R & Mary F Downs P.C. has served as a trusted business partner to clients throughout the Portland Metropolitan area. We provide tax planning and preparation of tax returns for individuals, businesses, and estates & trusts. Our firm consists of two partners, three accounting professionals and support staff.