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Submitted by WoodcockPC on Wed, 2016-06-08 15:19

Senior Tax Accountant

Woodcock and Associates has an immediate opening for a Senior Tax Accountant to join our Tax Services Practice. Our professionals in this group apply extensive specialty knowledge in their delivery of efficient and innovative tax services to clientele in the Greater Washington DC – Richmond corridor.  Our tax team prepares federal and state tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. You will have the opportunity to mentor others while pursuing your own professional growth.


  • Prepare complex tax returns
  • Perform an effective review of all types of tax returns
    • Identify and resolve relevant tax issues
    • Explore planning opportunities
    • Insure that returns and work papers are complete and ready for Principal review
  • Perform tax research
    • Fulfill  client requests
    • Identify opportunities
    • Coordinate with other advisors
  • Plan and supervise tax return preparation
  • Perform administrative responsibilities to assist the Principals with the overall management of the Firm
  • Communicate directly with clients and their advisors
  • Communicate  with other  team members on status of projects and assistance needed
  • Mentor and train others
  • Participate in business development activities
  • Represent the Firm in a favorable and professional manner with clients, at events, and within the professional community
  • Long hours during tax season (January through April) are balanced by the accrual of comp time


  • 5 years of public accounting (tax) experience
  • Active CPA required
  • Degree in Accounting or related field required
  • Masters in Taxation a plus, but not required
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and an interest in contributing to the professional community
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Strong accounting, analytical, technical, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent presentation and communication abilities
  • Willingness to travel locally on a limited basis