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Tax Senior Associate

Long Beach, California 90802 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 55209 Position: Accounting Branch: Torrance

Exciting Senior Tax Associate Opportunity!

Are you an experienced tax professional?  Are you a licensed CPA or close to becoming one? A regional leader in the accounting, audit, and tax consulting field is looking to bring on a Senior Tax Associate. This individual would be responsible for training and developing lower level staff, working on assignments from clients, and nurturing and growing relationships with current and potential clients. On top of all of this, the company focuses on growing their employees in order to produce the highest quality of work for their clients. They offer a competitive salary and many great benefits. These include: fantastic health insurance options and coverage, industry leading coaching and mentoring, 401k plan with an increasing company contribution, and company wide events.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Keep a healthy relationship with all clients by knowing their business and keeping in contact with them even when not currently doing business with them
  • Respect all team members and clients, with the goal to mentor team members and become the primary contact for clients
  • Mentor, train, and oversee staff
  • Handle all aspects of contract assignments including: obtaining assignments, planning the solution, executing the solution, and presenting final documents to necessary parties
  • Be open to changing your approach from trial and error or constructive criticism
  • Criticize current norms of the company and be willing to share your opinion in how to grow or improve current processes
  • Stay in constant contact with supervisors about progress on assignments and staff improvements
  • Keep meticulous documents, recording every aspect of an assignment
  • Research client’ s tax and accounting issues and develop a solution
  • Engage in recruiting new staff when necessary
  • Build a team among overseen staff
  • Be open to learning new things about both yourself and the company
    • Learn about all company services and their applications
    • Learn the higher level processes within the company, such as billing and staff mediation
    • Develop a long list of company contacts to create future referrals
  • Understand and actively support the company’ s mission and values

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • Complete training in all modules of the CPA, with the ability to take and pass the exam
  • Proven mentoring capabilities
  • Effective time management skills
  • Beyond excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Constantly open to and looking for ways to improve yourself and your environment
  • Able to fully commit to the company and embrace their values and goals



Janet Zitron
Vice President

Janet is an expert in client relations and has consistently lead Wollborg Michelson's team for over 20 years. She started in recruiting as a staffing consultant before rising through the ranks to manage WM’s Southern California Region. In this role, Janet facilitates and fosters a team environment between the direct hire and contract divisions, while still personally serving a broad client base. Janet's strength is developing long term relationships, which requires thoroughly understanding the needs of both her clients and candidates. Janet has been recognized as a top performer in the staffing industry, winning numerous company awards for consistent top production. She is a California Accredited Consultant. Janet loves working with WM because of the company’s passion for improving lives and building community. A lifelong traveler, artist, nature lover and yogi, when Janet isn’t working, you might find her hiking in Peru, trekking through Southeast Asia, eating tapas in Spain, practicing yoga, walking her dog on the beach with her family, or supporting charity events in the Los Angeles art community.

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