International Tax Senior

Perkins & Co Portland , OR 97204

Posted 4 days ago

Are you a Tax Senior or Experienced Staff who would like to build their career in the International/Expatriate niche? If you have two years' recent experience preparing expatriate and corporate returns, are dedicated to creating a strong deliverable for clients, and enjoy supporting your teammates, this could be a great fit!

Whats in it for you?

Some may think a job is just a job, but at Perkins & Co we believe in igniting possibilities by helping our employees develop a career that fulfills their ambitions. We hire great people and give them a great place to work. Our secret to keeping them around is a positive culture, strong community involvement and a dedication to continually increasing our competencies.

  • You wont feel like an island; expand your skills and knowledge in this niche while you work alongside a team of CPAs who have the same specialty
  • Collaborate with Tax Managers and Shareholders to facilitate projects and obtain more exposure to complex tax issues
  • Opportunity to interact directly with clients (more quickly than customary on other teams)
  • Develop critical skills such as reviewing work of tax staff and providing constructive criticism/work notes in addition to preparing returns
  • Ample career growth opportunity
  • Great downtown Portland location with easy access to dining, entertainment, public transportation, parking, and excellent building/office amenities
  • Relocation assistance is available for out-of-area candidates

Where do you want to go?
Lets Get There.

If youre the Perkins kind of accountant, we know youre not an in the box thinker and youd never settle for good enough. Like us, you view continuing education as a necessity, not a bonus. With us, youll receive comprehensive training and support from a variety of high-quality resources. Theres no one-size-fits-all formula; together, well design the right development path for you. Youll benefit from individualized attention from managers and shareholders while you contribute to our collaborative environment that encourages all employees to learn from each other.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a strong understanding of the clients business, industry, expatriate policies and population
  • Accurately and thoroughly prepare various US tax returns with international aspects
  • Manage competing priority deliverables and communicate accordingly to deliver excellent client service
  • Foster teamwork and innovation to enhance the client service experience
  • Interface with clients to gather data and assist in relationship management
  • Communicate both internally and externally to manage expectations and keep the engagement progressing
  • Develop and motivate engagement staff by providing technical assistance as needed

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years recent experience in public accounting, preferably in a large local/regional or Big 4 firm; minimum 1 year recent experience preparing expatriate and foreign national tax returns
  • Must have experience preparing corporate returns; experience with international entity returns is preferred; experience reviewing returns is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with use of office technology and software (e.g., Microsoft Office, Practice Engine, CCH ProSystem fx, etc.) is required; experience working in a paperless environment preferred
  • High level of integrity and trustworthiness
  • Proven ability to give and receive constructive criticism
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills; high level of attention to details
  • CPA or EA preferred

Does this sound like the right match for you? If so, please submit your resume to get the conversation started!*

Questions? Email Areena McLaughlin, Talent Acquisition Manager, and Chelsea Albertson, Recruiting Coordinator, at careers@perkinsaccounting.com.

*We are always interested in exploring possibilities for qualified candidates. Timing of actual openings will vary and may not be immediate.

Perkins & Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Benefits

Being a local firm gives us the advantage to do what our employees want. Being a great company takes more than just having a sleek office, fun events and wild parties, all of which we do have, coincidentally.

Perkins & Co offers competitive salary, 401(k) profit sharing plan with immediate vesting of employer contributions, generous paid time off plan, incentive plan for sales leads, a comprehensive health and disability insurance package, and more! Please visit our website for more information (www.perkinsaccounting.com)

Ongoing training isn't just a benefit, it's a necessity. We provide comprehensive in-house, external and off-site training using a variety of high quality training resources, including BDO Alliance USA. Accounting isn't what it used to be. We truly believe that you don't have to work long hours to be successful.

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