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Tax Staff

Long Beach, California 90802 | Direct Hire

Job ID: 55207 Position: Accounting Branch: Torrance

Exciting Tax Staff Associate Opportunity!


Are you a college grad looking to start an amazing career in public accounting? Have you completed part, or all, of the CPA requirements for certification? A regional leader in the accounting and tax consulting field is looking to bring on a Tax Staff Associate. This individual would be charged with assisting current staff with projects and deliverables, while mainly focusing on developing their own abilities and learning from mentorship and practical applications of school teachings. The company highly values individual, and team, development. They thrive off of excellent customer service and building relationships with customers that end up lasting years.

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:
  • Maintain and project a professional image that exudes maturity and positivity
  • Consistently communicate and work with team members and clients in a professional manner, with the goal of building a lasting relationship
  • Aid in planning for client meetings by: reviewing prior year financial statements, prepare the PBC list, set-up files, and acquiring and organizing other relevant information
  • Organize and proof client and company documents as needed for projects
  • Eliminate loose ends by efficiently documenting open items, updating electronic files, and presenting completed documents in a timely fashion
  • Prepare tax returns with supporting detail and complete applicable checklists
  • Resolve problems quickly while maintaining supervisor awareness and showing respect to all parties involved
  • Adhere to budgets and meet deadlines
  • Take initiative in staying busy, seek out responsibilities and provide assistance where possible
  • Ask concise and targeted questions to fulfill objectives and tax completion
  • Develop basic awareness of tax practices and tax matters
  • Complete time sheets on a daily basis
  • Be open to learning new things about both yourself and the company
    • Pass the CPA exam and become certified
    • Learn about all company services and their applications
    • Ask for feedback on deliverables in order to learn and grow
    • Develop relationships with clients and form individual connection network
  • Understand and actively support the company’ s mission and values

  • Bachelors degree in a related field
  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts and systems
  • Effective time management skills
  • Must be organized
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be eager to continue learning and improving new and existing skills
  • 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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