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Senior Tax & Audit Associate (3+ years experience)

Date Posted: 8/4/2022

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Job Description

Ledgent is partnering with a client in Saint Paul that is currently seeking a Senior Tax/Audit Associate to join their growing team of professional staff. The ideal candidate would have 3 - 5 years of public accounting experience, is highly focused and motivated, and eager to advance their career at a progressive, well-established CPA & Advisory firm. Their culture is very supportive and hard work is recognized and rewarded, resulting in high levels of client satisfaction and low turnover rates.

Direct Hire Position. Pays upwards of $100,000/annually (D.O.E.). 


  • Be a trusted member of the engagement team providing various consulting, tax, and assurance services to clients in a variety of industries
  • Prepare quarterly federal, state, and city estimated tax payments
  • Assist Partners, Managers, and Staff Accountants with special tax projects, as needed
  • Support clients in building and maintaining effective relationships with tax authorities
  • Perform complex tax research
  • Prepare tax returns for complex corporate, individual, partnership, trust, and estate tax clients
  • Oversee tax returns performed by staff members, including reviews and recommendations on return preparation
  • Engage with clients throughout the year to gather needed information to complete assurance services
  • Work closely with clients to ensure accounting records are in compliance with applicable standards
  • Review and perform testing of the client's financial statements
  • Conduct and review tests to assess deficiencies of internal controls and make recommendations for improvement
  • Manage the planning and execution of client engagements
  • Assist with mentoring and training junior staff members
  • Assist in the development and implementation of assurance and tax processes
  • Learn and grow from direct on the job coaching and mentoring along with participating in firm learning and development programs
  • Utilize entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and with your clients

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience at an accounting firm
  • CPA certification preferred or actively pursuing certification
  • Experience providing consulting and attest services, including financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations
  • Strong technical knowledge of, and experience preparing and reviewing, federal and state income tax returns
  • Strong leadership, project management, analytical, initiative, and organizational skills
  • Exceptional skills with time management, communication, relationship building, collaboration, and problem solving

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Saint Paul, MN
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:8/4/2022
  • Contact: Anna Liesch (651) 689-0018
  • Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $100,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2208-171186