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Remote Staff Accountant at CPA Firm

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Job Title: Remote Staff Accountant at CPA Firm
Location: Remote, New York (Remote Based)
Hiring Company:
Remote Staff Accountant needed to prepare mostly individual tax returns, and work closely with the owner of a mid-sized CPA firm. Fully remote and flexible opportunity.  Knowledge of Lacerte is strongly preferred. 
Job Type:

*Must have CPA firm experience
Full time, W2 (with additional hours required during tax season – estimated 50-60 hours per
week during tax season)
Location: REMOTE within the US
Compensation: $70,000- $85,000 DOE
Current Benefits Available:

  • 401(k) with a profit-sharing plan
  • Medical
  • Paid time off
  • 8 Paid holidays
  • New business / client referral incentive program
  • Efficiency bonus program
  • Optional 4-Day workweek in the summer

What you’ll find at this firm:

  • Work / life balance
  • A quality firm
  • Rewarding career with supportive management
  • A culture of respect and kindness
  • Professional development
  • Management that knows your name – you matter!
  • Stability from our long history of success and growth
  • The opportunity to grow your career


  • Prepare federal and state individual and fiduciary income tax returns
  • Prepare quarterly payroll tax returns
  • Prepare monthly / quarterly sales tax returns
  • Prepare annual 1099s
  • Prepare financial statement compilations
  • Communicate with clients via email and phone
  • Respond to tax notices

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • BBA/BS/MST in Accounting
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Basic technology skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Previous experience at a smaller CPA Firm a plus
  • Software Knowledge – Preferred but not mandatory
    • Lacerte (strongly preferred)
    • Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word)
    • QuickBooks Desktop (light usage – primarily reviewing, minimal bookkeeping)
    • QuickBooks Online (light usage – primarily reviewing, minimal bookkeeping)
    • Yearly Payroll
    • New York State Online Services
    • BNA Tax Planning
    • CCH Practice Management
    • CCH Engagement


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