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Job Title: Senior Accountant
Location: Houston, Texas
Hiring Company: Accountingfly
Our client, a small but established tax and accounting firm, is looking for an experienced REMOTE Senior Accountant to join the team. If you have 5+ years of accounting experience, an eye for detail and the desire to mentor more junior staff, you are a great candidate for this position!
Job Type: 
Full time, W2
About Our Client:
Our Client is a small tax and accounting firm looking for the right Senior Accountant to help them transition their accounting systems and processes. The firm is providing bookkeeping and accounting services to their established client base. They are looking to transition away from after the fact accounting in Accounting CS and onto cloud based Xero software. The person in this role will have the opportunity to help guide this transition while mentoring a junior staff member.

  •  5+ years of accounting experience including: GL, reconciliations, balance sheet, and income statement 
  • Must be fluent in payroll tax filing, payments, returns and W2/W3 processing
  • Knowledge of Texas Workforce Commission unemployment tax or willingness to learn
  • Experience with books clean up
  • Familiarity with tax forms 1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S is a bonus
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software and technology quickly
  • A level of knowledge as to what is deductible for tax purposes is beneficial
  • Sales & Use Tax experience (big plus if you know Texas sales tax rules)
  • Familiarity with QuickBooks
  • Familiarity with, or ability to self-train on Thompson Reuters Accounting CS
  • Familiarity with or willingness to learn Xero


  •  Use Thompson Reuters ACS to complete after the fact bookwork for clients
  • E-filing of 941’s, 940’s and W3’s
  • 1099 processing 
    • Track clients’ contract labor payments in the books, print inhouse and using the IRS Fire system for the 1096
  • Answer client questions
  • Solve payroll tax problems when they arise
  • Ensure payroll tax deposits are timely for the clients who receive that service
  • File sales tax returns.  


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