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Staff Accountant

Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Industry: Operations/Administrative Job Number: 81252

Job Description

Opening: Staff Accountant 
City: Lake Oswego, OR
Pay: $29-$48/hr. DOE 
Schedule: M-F 8am-5pm 
Who We Are: 
Our client is a local well established CPA Practice looking to add an experienced staff  accountant.  
What You’ll Do: 
Our client is looking to add a Staff Accountant to their team, responsible for ensuring compliance with tax regulations, preparing, and reviewing tax returns. This role requires a meticulous understanding of tax codes, strong analytical skills, and the ability to stay current with evolving tax laws.
  • Prepare individual and business tax returns.
  • Work independently
  • Prepare and review federal, state, and local tax returns for individuals and businesses.
  • Stay abreast of changes in tax laws and regulations to ensure compliance.
  • Analyze financial data to identify tax-saving opportunities and minimize liabilities.
  • Provide tax planning advice to clients or internal stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with clients to gather necessary financial information.
  • Respond to tax authorities' inquiries and audits.
  • Research and interpret tax laws to address complex tax issues.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices in tax accounting.
What’s in It for You: 
You will be part of a growing team who encourage professional growth, with a competitive salary and benefits package and flexible work hours.  Their open-door philosophy encourages training, collaboration, and continuing education.
  • Competitive Pay! 
  • Health and dental insurance! 
  • Paid time off and holidays! 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities.  
What You Need to Have: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA certification is a plus.
  • 2-6 years’ experience in public tax practice
  • GAAP knowledge required.
  • Compilation/review experience is a plus.
  • Be detail oriented.
  • Have strong communication skills adjusting tone to address clients within their knowledge base.
  • Work independently, as part of a team
  • Have significant experience using QuickBooks, Microsoft programs, and tax programs (Lacerte Preferred).
Next Steps: 
Please respond with an updated resume! Call Preston at 971-246-8428 or Chris at 971-246-8423 to schedule an interview! 

Meet Your Recruiter

Preston Jewell
Operations Recruiter

I am Oregonian born and raised, who loves the outdoors and spent my youth exploring the woods surrounding my hometown. I try to focus my life now on helping people as much as I can and giving people resources to improve their lives themselves. My favorite thing about working at Opti is that we focus on doing our best to match our candidates and clients together in a way that will lead to long term success for both parties!


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