Job Description

Are you looking for a growth opportunity with a rapidly expanding cloud-based accounting firm in Austin? At Launch, we are always on the lookout for the top talent to join our team of professional, growth-minded, hard-working, and dedicated accountants and CPAs. The ideal Senior Staff Accountant candidate will work closely and collaboratively with all levels of employees and management to maximize efficiency, problem solving and results. Your day-to-day duties will include preparing tax returns and advising clients on structuring deals and entities for tax minimization, all while taking pride in your work and becoming an invaluable resource to your local community in one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Demonstrated Skills

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and resourceful
  • High attention to detail
  • Technology savvy
  • Project management skills with the ability to successfully handle multiple clients’ needs simultaneously
  • Highly self-motivated and versatile
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, mind & drive
  • Dedication to self-improvement and an eagerness to grow in the public accounting profession

Qualifications

  • Must have strong technology skills and be proficient with all aspects of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge and experience with Thomson Reuters UltraTax CS and Accounting CS, QuickBooks Online, Gusto, Bill.com & Xero is a plus
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to listen effectively
  • Work well under pressure; able to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to learn processes quickly and apply that knowledge to engagements
  • Team player with a desire to be an active participant within the organization
  • Have a strong desire to maintain a customer service approach, focused on exceeding expectations in all areas
  • Strong knowledge of tax laws/Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP)
  • At least 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university (minimum of 150 college credits required)
  • Masters in Accounting or Taxation (preferred)
  • Must have CPA license or be eligible to sit for the CPA exam

Responsibilities

  • Prepare/review federal and state corporate, individual, and partnership tax returns, including exercising professional judgment with respect to issue identification to develop solutions to tax issues in returns
  • Research tax issues and legislation and interpret tax code
  • Make projections on future tax liabilities based on variable options to make client recommendations as part of the tax planning process
  • Interact with client personnel regarding tax return information, deadlines, etc. and keep the team informed on status
  • Look for opportunities to provide additional services to clients
  • Keep current on professional announcements and proactively participate in professional development opportunities
  • Initiate and develop a relationship with appropriate levels of the client’s management team
  • Provide training to co-workers on technical accounting areas or areas of tax expertise
  • Give insight and thought leadership to corporate publications regarding accounting and taxation.
  • Additional responsibilities, not listed above may be expected as needed

Benefits

  • Medical & Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Fun work environment
Launch Consulting Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Launch Consulting, Inc does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.