Accounting Supervisor - French language required

New York, NY | Full-time

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Company Overview

Since 2003, Jade Associates has been providing specialized accounting and tax services to French expatriates and entrepreneurs. Jade became a part of the Fiducial family in 2015. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:  serve their customers.

 

Position Overview

Jade is looking for a motivated Accounting Supervisor who has experience working with businesses and individuals on international accounting and tax matters.

The Accounting Supervisor will work in a team environment responsible for general bookkeeping, monthly write-up, payroll supervision, tax preparation for various domestic and international returns , and other accounting functions for Jade clients.Some special project work may be required.   

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of bank and company accounts
  • Review of clients' financial statements
  • Preparation of outsourced bookkeeping for clients (including A/P) and prepare sales tax returns for clients
  • Prepare payroll for clients
  • Prepare corporate and partnership tax returns (Forms 1120, 1120S and 1065), individual income tax returns (Form 1040) and fiduciary tax returns (Form 1041)
  • Supervise 2 Senior Accountants

 

Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • 3+ years experience with accounting and payroll in a CPA firm
  • Knowledge of the following forms: 5471, 5472, 3520, 8621, 8858 8865, 8858 as well as new section IRC 965 & Gilti tax
  • 2+ years of experience performing full-service bookkeeping for multiple clients 
  • 2+ years of experience with payroll processing and tax filing
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • French Language ability required 
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Excel and Word.
  • Proven track record of solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of variables in situations where limited standardization exists.
  • Proven ability to handle a high-volume workload at a high level, balancing workload and multitasking while meeting deadlines efficiently.

 

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Experience working in a CPA firm within an international environment
  • Has an entrepreneurial drive, is self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity and respects quality assurance requirements.
  • Has a history of building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture.

 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred