Non Profit Senior Associate

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

A Non Profit Senior Associate is responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communicating potential risks, and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review.


- Bachelors degree in Accounting or other relevant field required 
- Masters degree in Accounting beneficial, masters degree in taxation preferred

- Four (4) to six (6) years of prior experience 
- Prior basic supervisory experience preferred
- Prior experience with tax return preparation-exempt (partnership, trust and corporate a plus) 
- Experience with tax software applications
- Exposure to multi-state and international tax issues a plus
- Foundation of basic accounting skills including trial balance and journal entries
- Understanding of financial statements and the underlying supporting workpapers

- Passed CPA Exam preferred

- Experience with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook), and Adobe Acrobat
- Experience in all tax compliance process software including GoFileRoom, GoSystemRS, Caseware, Prosystems, or comparable programs and standard tax workpapers

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
- Solid verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to follow instructions as directed by members of Tax Team
- Ability to prepare simple tax returns 
- Takes appropriate actions without being asked
- Seeks advice of appropriate superiors regarding issues, problems related to compliance
- Ability to effectively delegate work as needed
- Trains other team members 
- Strong analytical, research and critical thinking skills
- Ability to work well in a team environment
- Ability to manage multiple projects under deadline with supervision

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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