Junior Accountant - Automotive Repair Niche
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Junior Accountant - Automotive Repair Niche
Though the work is predominately tax, this position is ideal for the individual looking to get broad exposure to payroll, bookkeeping, compilations, and reviews, with a concentration in the automotive world. The Staff Tax Accountant, under the direct supervision of the Account Manager, prepares personal, partnership, and corporate tax returns. In addition, the Junior Manager manages client relationships and engagements, researches tax compliance matters, reviews financial statements, prepares tax projections, and assists in responding to various taxing authorities. A successful Junior Manager excels in an environment of continuous improvement; researching, applying, and sharing information at a fast pace. As the link between Staff Accountants and Managers, the Junior Manager identifies areas for enhancement that will bring value to the client. To do this, it is essential to understand the Staff Accountant position, as well as the Manager position. Not only does the Junior Manager work with Staff Accountants and Managers, they also work with members from payroll, financial services, and IT. Building a good rapport with clients and co-workers is essential; leading presentations on varied subjects is a requirement. Junior Managers gain proficiency in a number of software programs, e.g., Microsoft Excel, Word, and Teams, as well as a suite of tax programs. Time pressures, due to various tasks and deadlines, must be managed efficiently to be successful in achieving firm goals. Integrity, honesty, dependability, enthusiasm, positivity, resilience, organization, time management, and professionalism are demonstrated daily in this position. In addition to the above, advancement to Manager is available for those that reveal a strong combination of superior technical skills, superior soft skills, confidence, the ability to command respect from clients and co-workers, the aptitude to advise a diverse client base, and holding true to the firm’s vision and values.
- CPA or EA certification preferred; desire to earn credentials if not already obtained
- Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance
- 1-3 years experience preferred, but not required to apply
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook)
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Proven ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Must be technically savvy with the ability to adapt to ever changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems
- Work independently in the absence of supervision
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and clients
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Job Type : Full-Time
Education Level : Bachelors Degree
Business Location : Kenosha, Wisconsin
Application Link : https://smrtr.io/gfMFT