Tax Senior

At Condley and Company, LLP, our goal is to provide each employee with an opportunity to build their career, make a difference in the world, and have their talents recognized and appreciated. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our team, and we nurture positive, supportive relationships within our workforce just as we do our client relationships.

A career with Condley and Company, LLP can offer you unique advantages such as diverse projects, experience, and clientele; a healthy work/life balance; direct interaction with partners and client executives; career advancement and support; and competitive compensation and benefits. If you are interested in joining a stable, growing, team-based professional services firm, we want to hear from you. 

Please click HERE to complete our online application and submit your resume.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with appropriate accounting hours
  • Solid accounting skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of tax law/rules and implications
  • Experience preparing returns and researching tax issues
Role Success Factors
Client Service Excellence
  • Takes responsibility for client work being performed on time, in appropriate scope of services, and within budget
  • Sees the big picture for client’s business, objectives and industry and thinks creatively to solve business problems as well as team conflict
  • Takes responsibility for service quality, thoroughness and accuracy; proactively works with client to gather data and follow-up on open items
  • Stays current on regulatory and industry issues and shares applicable information with others
  • Assesses problem/issue materiality and interprets the implications for the client; understands client’s tolerance for risk
  • Participates as a confident knowledge resource and idea generator in client meetings and sales calls
  • Takes on work outside of “comfort zone”; asks for stretch assignments to develop
People Management/Relationships
  • Dedicates time to coaching others in tax software knowledge, business process, research skills/resources, technical expertise, planning, and project management skills via on-the-job training
  • Targets written or verbal communication to appropriate audience
  • Proactively communicates work/project status with engagement team and client in a direct and respectful manner
  • Takes initiative to be a team player; seeks opportunities to help others
  • Engages, motivates, and provides timely feedback to team members
  • Recognizes role in executing change management
  • Takes ownership of personal career goals and seeks out mentors, advisors, and coaches within the firm to help achieve aspirations
  • Builds relationships across lines of business to ensure client service excellence through an integrated service approach
  • Attends recruiting and firm events to build the practice
  • Recognizes resource/team capabilities (background, experience, strengths, and weaknesses), aligns the right talent to the work, delegates work effectively and holds team accountable for deliverables
  • Develops loyalty and trust with team and with client
Productivity & Business Growth
  • Continues to develop peer network
  • Alert to client needs that may result in growth opportunity for the firm; communicates to team and client
  • Considers ideas that could result in additional services
  • Understands our business, how we generate profit, and has the ability to think tactically and act quickly to capitalize on an opportunity
  • Promotes the brand through interacting with clients, recruits, and personal network
  • Meets charge hour and realization expectations
  • Conducts self-review to ensure work is complete and no open issues exist
  • Demonstrates ability to review work of associates and interns
  • Demonstrates awareness of Condley’s risk management policies and procedures (e.g. client confidentiality, client acceptance)
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and applies tax planning concepts
  • Recognizes the ‘go to’ professionals in Condley for specialized knowledge
  • Continues to master tax software tools for preparation, review and research
  • Solid understanding of tax codes, regulations, rulings, and case law
  • Demonstrates self-awareness of personal strengths and developmental areas

Key Skills to Accelerate Your Career
  • Developing strong project management skills – responds to deadlines, works within budget and provides necessary follow-up
  • Develops client/staff relationships at appropriate levels; has a good understanding of the client’s tax situation 
  • Effectively supervises, trains, mentors, and develops associates and senior associates
  • Trains, mentors, and develops associates/interns

Key Development Opportunities 
On the Job
  • Interacts with all staff and levels
  • Interaction with clients
  • Participates in a variety of non-compliance projects
  • Learns more about the various service lines – what we offer as a firm
Learning & Professional Development
  • Tax technical training (including research and writing memos)
  • Master's Degree - helpful 
  • Read journals/publications and internal tax and professional publications 
  • Training on delivering client service
  • Active in professional development program
  • Networking: community and professional organizations, alumni programs, professional networking websites, etc.
  • Identify mentor(s) - take ownership of career
  • Attend local training opportunities to enhance skills and knowledge
  • Study for and take CPA exam