Job Description

Jr. Tax preparer

We are looking for an experienced preparer to join our accounting firm.  We prefer a degree or working to obtain a degree.   We  have a dynamic group of accountants and room for one more “dynamic” accountant. .

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and review tax returns. Returns include state & city tax returns, estimated payments and extension requests, and annual reports.

  • Assist with federal, state and local income, tax examinations. Assistance with exams includes scheduling appointments with the auditors, responding to information document requests, reviewing assessments, researching tax issues and appeal opportunities, challenging assessments and making recommendations to settle issues before assessment and closing exams.

  • Analyze effects of new tax laws and regulations on company policy and procedures. Communicate with Finance leadership regarding law changes and make recommendations regarding alternatives to be implemented by the company.

  • Research complex income tax issues. Formulate tax minimization strategies and make recommendations to management.

  • Analyze and reconcile state and local income tax payable and foreign withholding tax payable accounts.

  • Analyze and reconcile the legal expense accounts to determine book/tax differences to be used in preparing state and local tax returns.

  • Prepare preliminary and year-end audit schedules, accruals and estimates provided to outside auditing firm and global headquarters.


  • Degree is prefered or working to obtain a degree.

  • 2-4 years’ experience with multiple tax issues 

  • MS Office Proficient including MS Excel expert

  • Knowledge of current tax legislation (Federal, State and local regulations)

  • Drive for results & attention to detail

  • Able to manage multiple priorities

  • Solid communication skills and adept in working in a highly collaborative environment

Software Knowledge

  • QuickBooks

  • Lacerte

  • Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook/Windows


Pay is 45k annual DOE.


If you meet the qualifications of this position, please apply today.


Diversified Sourcing Solutions is a national search firm that places top candidates with our top customers. We are an EEO Employer: Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Sex, Disability, Age or any other classification protected by law.

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