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Stephen G. Brilliant, M.S, CPA, is an established CPA firm in Hillsborough, NJ. We are currently seeking a full-time staff accountant to join our growing and well-established team in the fall.


The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong desire to work in a bustling tax office that provides professional growth. We are particularly interested in individuals who possess interest and proficiency in small business accounting and individual tax preparation.

As a staff accountant, you will be reporting directly to the CPA/owner and your responsibilities will include:

- Assisting and preparing simple to complex individual and business tax returns (1040, 1065, 1120, 1120-S, 990)
- Preparing sales tax and other business tax filings
- Supporting the CPA in federal and state tax audits
- Collaborating on ad hoc accounting projects
- Possessing excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to proofread and edit documents for grammar and understanding
- Becoming knowledgeable and proficient in current tax form instructions, tax tables, and research methods for atypical returns

The minimum education requirement for this position is a BA degree in Accounting/Taxation from a U.S. college or university. CPA candidates are welcome to apply, and CPA licensure is encouraged but not required.

Qualifications:

- 0-5 years of public accounting and/or taxation experience
- Excellent computer skills including Word, Excel, and Quickbooks.

- Knowledge of Ultra Tax and/or Thomson Reuters software is a plus

-Outstanding organizational ability with focused attention to detail
- Strong desire to learn and grow
- Self-motivated, flexible, and disciplined in setting and achieving work goals
- Ability to make independent decisions using strong judgment
- Be cognizant of  time and billing requirements for small businesses and individuals
- Excellent interpersonal skills, maintaining a professional and positive attitude under pressure and  with a variety of people


Preferred Experience:

  • Data entry, bank reconciliations, and accounting analysis
  • Familiarity with preparation of business returns and projections
  • Personal, small business, and trust tax experience, including projections, planning, and analysis


If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to resume@brilliantaccounting.com.   

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : Finance

Registration/Application Link : https://brilliant.cpa/careers/

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