Senior Tax Associate (Tempe, AZ)

Job Description

Tax Senior is assigned tasks in the technical areas of an engagement or project to assist in the completion of client service work, resolve accounting and taxation problems as they arise and develop new client contacts and relationships beneficial to the firm. This individual will be responsible for knowing and understanding the Firm’s service approach, professional requirements and lines of business. As their ability to assume greater levels of responsibility is demonstrated, more complex technical areas may be assigned. This individual supports the Firm’s mission, vision and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence and competence, teamwork, collaboration, innovation, respect, personalization, commitment and accountability.

Job Responsibilities – will include, but are not limited to:

  • Participates with a team on tax engagements of various clients
  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of generally accepted tax standards and common tax procedures and techniques
  • Possesses technical knowledge sufficient to supervise associate accountants
  • Establishes quality client relationships and loyalty
  • Trains and mentors staff
  • Identifies and communicates accounting matters to supervisors, managers and partners
  • Provides excellent customer service with timely communication
  • Identifies opportunities to provide additional services to existing clients

Education and Experience:

  • 4-6 years’ experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • CPA
  • Knowledge of current federal and state tax laws
  • ProSystem fx and/or QuickBooks proficiency a plus

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills
  • High proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Establishes strong relationships with executives, staff, clients, outside agencies, organizations and individuals

The Firm

Join a growing public accounting firm where corporate culture, exceptional client service and teamwork are top priorities. At Henry+Horne, we believe a happy workplace results in happy clients. We value our firm culture and career development of our team members. We promote and reward based on the contributions and values our team members provide. We offer a highly competitive compensation package commensurate with experience, require minimal travel and provide an excellent work environment and leading technical tools that are utilized in a paperless environment. Relocation assistance may be offered for this position.


This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in this job description and other duties, as assigned, may be part of the job.

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