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Employment Opportunities - Senior Accountant

If you're looking for a career as a tax accountant or consultant in the Sacramento, CA area, view our openings at Cook CPA Group today.

The Role

As a senior accountant, you will play a crucial role in delivering high-quality tax solutions to privately owned companies, not-for-profit organizations, and high net worth individuals. By leveraging your expertise and dedication, you will provide clients with accurate and strategic tax advice, helping them achieve their financial goals with confidence. Your proactive involvement and enthusiasm for tax and accounting will create a positive and seamless experience for clients, building strong relationships based on trust and satisfaction.

At our firm, we highly value individuals who embody humility, continually strive for personal growth, and demonstrate empathy. Humility fosters collaboration and a willingness to learn from others, while a commitment to personal growth ensures you stay at the forefront of the industry’s best practices. By demonstrating empathy, you will understand clients’ unique challenges and provide tailored solutions that meet their specific needs.

We provide a supportive and inclusive environment that encourages continuous learning and professional development. You will have access to training programs, mentorship opportunities, and resources that will help you enhance your skills and advance your career. As a senior accountant, you will be part of a dynamic team that values collaboration and knowledge sharing. Your contributions will not only impact clients but will also be valued within the firm as we work together to achieve our collective goals.

What Your Day to Day Will Look Like

  • Actively engage in client engagements, providing comprehensive corporate, partnership, and individual tax services. Devise and execute strategic tax planning initiatives to maximize tax savings and minimize potential tax issues, thereby driving the financial success and growth of our clients
  • Utilize cutting-edge technology to enhance the efficiency of tax preparation processes. Leverage advanced software and tools to streamline tax preparation, data analysis, and reporting, delivering accurate and timely tax solutions while optimizing the client experience
  • Prepare and/or review a wide range of tax returns, including corporate, partnership, non-profits, and individual returns. This encompasses federal, state, and estimated payments, as well as extensions. Ensure compliance with tax regulations while maximizing deductions and minimizing tax liabilities
  • Foster strong client relationships through proactive engagement and exceptional service. Participate in networking and business development activities to contribute to the growth of our client base and cultivate long-term partnerships

What You Need to Succeed

  • Required qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field. Master of Tax preferred. CPA certification is required. Minimum of 4 years of experience, preferably in a public accounting firm
  • Proficient in corporate, partnership, non-profit, and individual taxation. Experience in tax planning, compliance, and research.
  • Motivated to meet client deadlines and provide excellent client service. Proven track record of managing multiple client engagements simultaneously while ensuring high-quality and timely deliverables
  • Demonstrates creative problem-solving skills and the ability to research complex tax issues. Strong analytical mindset and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to build rapport with clients and collaborate effectively with colleagues

Why Join Us?

  • Embrace our supportive and inclusive work environment where teamwork, collaboration, and personal growth are highly valued. We believe in providing opportunities for our employees to become leaders within the firm and establish strong relationships with our clients
  • Prioritize work-life balance, offering flexible work arrangements and weekends off, even during busy seasons. We understand the importance of personal time and encourage you to pursue your passions outside of work
  • Unlock your full potential through comprehensive leadership development programs, ongoing training, and mentorship opportunities. Gain valuable experience, take on challenging projects, and expand your skill set
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive health insurance coverage, a 401(k) retirement plan with company matching, and generous paid time off.
  • We are looking for individuals who are driven by a strong sense of purpose. What motivates you? How do you envision making an impact in your career?

Join our team to solve and innovate for our clients while building your career!  Email your cover letter and resume to