Senior Tax Accountant

Rochester, New York

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Job Id: 61278

Senior Tax Accountant
Our client seeks a dedicated full-time Senior Tax Accountant to join their team! This is a stellar opportunity to join an employee-centric organization with over 25 years of service.

This is a hybrid role requiring qualified applicants to commute weekly to offices in Rochester, New York.

Senior Tax Accountant Responsibilities

  • Process tax transactions for sales & use, motor vehicle, special fuel/petroleum, and Federal Excise taxes.
  • Prepare journal entries, account reconciliations, and tax filings ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Create and maintain accounting schedules.
  • Perform research to maintain current knowledge of state/federal tax legislation.
  • Provide additional accounting support and mentorship as needed.

Senior Tax Accountant Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; CPA preferred.
  • 5 years of progressive tax and accounting experience.
  • Strong knowledge of state/federal tax regulations.
  • Proficient with tax software and MS Office Suite including intermediate to advanced Excel skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Deadline-driven with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.

Salary: $75k-$85k (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability, HSA with employer contribution, retirement program, profit sharing, learning opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and an employee assistance program.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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