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Senior Tax Accountant

Wallingford, CT

Posted: 09/25/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 5952

Our client is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant. Primarily the Senior Tax Accountant will assist with the corporation’ s federal, state, and international income tax reporting and compliance functions. 

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the preparation of federal and state tax returns as well as quarterly tax provisions.
  • Work directly with the State Tax Manager with the preparation of estimated payments for state income taxes for the corporation’ s entities.
  • Provide assistance with tax controversy matters, including responding to notices and audit requests from various jurisdictions.
  • Coordinate filing of state tax returns with third party provider.

Interested candidates must be able to establish and maintain in good standing with the corporation’ s relationship with various taxing authorities, and be able to effective communicate with a broad range of individuals, both domestically as well as internationally.

Qualifications:
  • Two (2) to five (5) years corporate tax experience; federal and state taxation experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in accounting; advanced degree (Tax) or CPA a plus.
  • Highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines; some overtime when required.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication.

Qualified candidates should inquire to:

Erik Morrissey at ErikM@jmorrissey.com or (860)925-6000 ext. 102

Or

Tyler Losure at TylerL@jmorrissey.com or (860)925-6000 ext. 104

Erik Morrissey, CPA
Vice President, Accounting & Financial Services

Erik J. Morrissey, CPA, leads our Accounting and Finance Group, focusing on direct hire placements across all industries. Erik is responsible for representing top talented accounting and finance professionals at all levels of their careers. 

Prior to joining J. Morrissey, Erik was an Experienced Audit Senior with CohnReznick LLP and worked with clients in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, professional services, educational, and not-for-profit. As lead auditor on his engagements, he was able to learn various management styles and organizational structures which allows him to better understand the true needs of his clients as a recruiter. His knowledge of the accounting industry enables him to communicate effectively with his candidates to ensure the right fit for both parties.

Erik is actively involved in the Cherish the Children Foundation; serves on the Board of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce as Vice President – Community Relations; serves on the CTCPA Golf Tournament Interest Group and the CTCPA Future Professional Accountant Committee; Serves on the Bushnell Young Professionals Advisory Group and on the Post University Accounting Advisory Board.

Erik is also a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and Glastonbury Hills Country Club.

Erik obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island. He also has his Master’s Degree in Accounting from Post University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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