Tax Senior Associate - Corporate Tax

Johnson Lambert LLP Burlington , VT 05402

Posted 3 months ago

With over 30 years of experience, Johnson Lambert is a leading provider of audit, tax, and advisory services. Our highly trained professionals bring a unique depth of knowledge and specialization to all of our clients.

We recognize the importance of sound tax planning, and we monitor federal and state tax issues to keep our clients fully aware of developing issues. Our goal is to be a trusted and valued partner to our clients.

What's the job like?

We are currently looking for a Senior Associate to join our growing tax practice in our Burlington, Vermont office. The primary responsibility of a senior associate in our tax practice is taking a leadership role throughout the course of an engagement, coordinating with the client to establish timelines for the completion of work and directing staff to ensure deadlines are met.

As the work is prepared, the senior will provide the initial level of review to ensure that the work adheres to the high quality standards we promote. This position allows for a high level of ownership over engagements while at the same time gaining a wealth of experience and support as the senior collaborates with managers and partners to oversee all aspects of the client engagement. This collaborative process enables senior associates to gain a high degree of specialized knowledge and develop interpersonal skills while at the same time learning how to manage resources.

What you'll need for success:

The ideal candidate for our Senior Tax Associate position should have an active CPA license and a minimum 2 years of public accounting experience with a primary focus on preparation and planning of corporate federal and state tax engagements. The right candidate will be self-motivated, with strong verbal and written communication skills that can manage both client engagements and staff.

The candidate should have proficient accounting, analytical, supervisory, and research skills along with a desire to continue to grow professionally. Prior experience with preparing tax provisions under ASC740 a plus.

How JL will support your career:

From the moment you arrive at Johnson Lambert, you notice our unique culture sets us apart from other firms. We value hard work, yet strive to have fun and celebrate our accomplishments.

We pride ourselves on being exceptionally knowledgeable in the technical aspects of our jobs, and we know that our business relies on teamwork and collaboration with each other and with clients. Through our dedication to your professional growth and your pursuit of personal balance, Johnson Lambert offers a culture that values our employees.

At Johnson Lambert you will get support to pursue professional training that helps you become an expert in your field. We offer both in-house and external continuing professional education opportunities for technical expertise, as well as interpersonal skill building. Through mentorship, training, and flexibility, we support you in achieving the right balance for your personal needs.

One of the many aspects of Johnson Lambert that makes us an employer of choice is our progressive approach to employee benefits. We think it's important to find a place where you can excel professionally while still pursuing your passions outside of work.

Additional benefits you will enjoy:

  • 25 days of paid time off for all professional level employees

  • Half-day Fridays during the summer

  • Employer-subsidized medical & dental benefits for both employee and family

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • 2 paid days off annually for personal community service activities

  • A true "open-door" policy at all levels

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