Part-Time Tax Services Paraprofessional (Bookkeeper)

Weaver Dallas, TX
Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 650 employees in nine U.S. locations. The firm has seven Texas offices in Austin, Conroe, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland and San Antonio, as well as offices in Los Angeles and New York. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked #38 among the top 50 accounting firms in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting , #40 among the top 100 firms according to Accounting Today and currently sits on the 2017 IPA Best of the Best public accounting firms list.

Weaver serves a broad range of clients including large national and international companies, public and privately-held businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides numerous advisory services, including risk advisory; financial advisory; IT advisory; forensic accounting; litigation support; international; property tax; state and local tax; and wealth management services.

Description

Weaver is seeking a Part Time Tax Paraprofessional (Bookkeeper) that will be responsible for performing tax and accounting assignments and helping with any other duties as assigned. Demonstrate a basic understanding of business operations and accounting systems as well as a basic familiarity of accounting standards and tax concepts. We are open to this person having FLEXIBLE HOURS and possibility for TELECOMMUTING.

* Keep supervisors apprised of assignments and scheduling issues on a timely basis

* Demonstrate a basic understanding of business operations and accounting systems

* Assume responsibility for assigned engagements with supervision from more experienced staff.

* Work closely with more experienced staff to identify and resolve issues encountered in performance of various types of assignments through effective and timely communication

* Establish and maintain a good working relationship and demonstrate effective communication with client personnel at appropriate levels

* Maintain appropriate professionalism in client and team interactions

* Develop effective and clear work paper techniques

* Demonstrate an aptitude for budget and deadline considerations and strive for adherence

* Work with direct report manager to develop an appropriate plan of professional development and take responsibility to ensure that plan is executed

Tasks to include:

* Preparation of payroll reports - quarterly and annual reports, federal and state

* Preparation of high volume of various forms 1099

* Monthly and quarterly filing of sales tax reports

* Assist clients with bank reconciliations and other bookkeeping in Weaver offices and at client sites.

* Assist with updating asset/depreciation schedules

* Assist with preparation of work papers and journal entries for clients related to investments, insurance, property tax, profession expense, payroll and other items for accruals

* Recording transactions in QuickBooks or other software for recording transactions

Qualifications :

* Some college hours in Accounting or related field preferred

* Equivalent work experience could substitute for college hours

* Public accounting experience highly preferred

* Basic familiarity with accounting standards and tax concepts

* Family office experience a plus

* Familiarity with Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

* Proficiency in QuickBooks preferred

Additional skills or experiences considered valuable:

* Knowledge of ProSystem FX Engagement a plus

* Experience with use of Bill.com integrated with QuickBooks or other programs.

* Experience with Desktop QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, Sage 50 (Peachtree), Xero, Accounting CS, etc.

* Experience preparing GAAP or other basis of accounting compilations

* Knowledge of GAAP and standards related to compiled/reviewed financial statements, in addition to knowledge of tax laws related to payroll, property, franchise, sales tax, and federal income tax.

* Experience with preparation of Forms 1099 - small and large filings

* Experience with Excel at an intermediate level including understanding and ability to use pivot tables, V-Lookups, H-Lookups, If/then statements, etc.

* Experience with preparation of Forms 1095 – Employer Provided Health Insurance Offered and Coverage

* General experience regarding employer responsibilities associated with the Affordable Care Act

* Experience in writing instructions for client tasks and company tasks that can be used as guidelines, checklists, training, etc. for clients and employees