Tax Accountant

San Juan, Puerto Rico | 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 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 tax accountant who has experience working with businesses and individuals on accounting and tax matters to join the San Juan office in Puerto Rico.

You will be responsible for general bookkeeping, monthly write up, tax preparation, payroll and other accounting functions for Jade clients. 

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of bank and company accounts
  • Reviewing clients Financial statement
  • Preparation of outsourced bookkeeping for clients (including A/P)
  • Preparing sales tax returns for clients
  • Preparing payrolls for clients
  • Prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships and corporations (Forms 1120, 1120S and 1065) with minimal supervision
  • Prepare international tax forms such as 5471, 5472, 8865, 8833, 8938 and FBAR’s
  • Preparing fiduciary tax returns (Form 1041)

 

Desired Skills/Experience/Attributes

  • 3 to 5 years of experience performing full service bookkeeping for multiple clients in a CPA firm.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience with tax filing mandatory
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills - French Language ability is a plus
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks or other accounting software is preferred
  • Familiarity with international tax forms
  • 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:

  • Has a positive attitude and an unrivaled ability to work with peers, staff and senior management collaboratively.
  • 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