Taxation: Career Opportunities

In keeping with our long-standing efforts to meet the needs of the Bay Area's community of accounting, tax and financial services firms, we provide this jobs board for employers seeking applicants in the tax field. There is no cost for this service.

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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in the Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.


BPA, founded in 1993 to answer the need for a true, specialist provider, is the chosen tax recruitment consultancy for some of the world's largest mulitnationals and banking institutions.


Tax Summer Intern General

April 3, 2013

Job Description:

Under general supervision performs various assignments in the areas of accounting, tax, general business, finance, or other non-technical fields.

Position Duties/Responsibilities:

The summer intern will be expected to extract, analyze and compile financial data for tax return preparation purposes in the tax department at Bechtel Corporation, a large multinational corporation located in the financial district of San Francisco. This person will work as part of a team in developing tax returns and reports. Candidate will be exposed to various areas of the tax department (US Compliance, International and Planning) to allow for exposure to different processes that occur within the department and the finance group overall. Candidate will learn to work hands-on extracting information from various financial reporting systems, utilizing tools in a Microsoft environment and will be trained to use basic modules of a tax preparation software program (Thomson Reuters OneSource). A team environment and the extensive knowledge, background and support of the group will provide excellent exposure to anyone considering or pursuing a career in taxation.

  • Should be enrolled in BA/BS program pursing an Accounting degree or pursuing an Economics degree with emphasis in Accounting (minimum 3.0 GPA cumulative); or enrolled in a graduate tax program (provided they have undergraduate accounting courses).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Any membership of clubs/organizations would help the candidate understand and share knowledge in a nurturing, team-oriented, working environment.
  • Positive communication skills are essential to maintain and ensure balance of work processes.
  • No relocation authorized for this position. Must have right to work in the U.S.
Position Skills:
  • Office Automation Skills.
  • Microsoft Excel -- Intermediate
  • Microsoft Outlook -- Intermediate
  • Microsoft Word -- Intermediate
To Apply:

Go to REQ ID: 59969 -- Tax Summer Intern


About us: We think you will find Berntson Porter & Company a unique group of people. At BP, we bring together energetic and entrepreneurial-minded individuals to build community relationships. We have been recognized each of the past four years as one of the "Top 100 Accounting Firms to Work for in the Nation," by Accounting Today. Our mission is to assist our clients in identifying, clarifying, and achieving their goals. We accomplish this by caring about our clients' families and companies as if they were our own. We also believe work should be more than just a way to make a living; rather, we think the role of each of us in the firm should lend to our personal growth and fulfillment. It will be part of your responsibility to let us know if we're falling short of our goal. We strive for perfection and know we can always improve.

We're passionate about creating an environment where people love what they do and who they are doing it with. A place where…

  • The President knows your name Customers (and our customers' families) are always top of mind
  • The energy and knowledge levels of the team will get you fired up, every day
  • Hard work is rewarded professionally and financially!


Senior Tax Manager Talent in our Tax Department

November 15, 2013

Job Description:

We are a dynamic and growing mid-size CPA firm in Bellevue looking for Senior Tax Manager talent in our Tax Department. This position will serve in a lead role within appointed industry(s) and/or subject matter; develop client and non-client relationships to foster Firm growth; provide superior client service and relationship management; manage resources; and be responsible for mentoring staff, senior accountants, and managers. We are also looking for individuals who provide an easy smile, excellent customer service and communication to clients and staff, and are genuinely fun people to be around.

Specific Requirements:
  • Licensed CPA with 7+ years current experience in public accounting
  • Bachelor degree required, Masters in Taxation is preferred.
  • Must possess excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Burgess & Company CPAs, Inc. was established in December 1986 to provide full service accounting, tax and consulting services which include compilations, reviews, audits & off-site controllership functions to small and medium size businesses. Located in the financial district of San Francisco.


Tax & Audit Professionals

January 10, 2013

Seeking a temporary part-time or full-time tax & audit professional who meets the following requirements:
  • Minimum three or more years of tax and audit experience
  • California CPA license or in process
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Word, Excel, and Prosystems FX Tax (or equivalent)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


The position may transition into a permanent position after tax season.

Please fax your resume to 415-777-4435 or email us at


The California State Auditor conducts financial and performance audits to investigate allegations of corruption and/or mismanagement, and reports its findings to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.


Job Evaluator

Posted November 7, 2012


Recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work" by Seattle Business Monthly and Washington CEO, Clothier & Head consistently builds a corporate culture that provides opportunities for industry specialization, progressive technology, and an environment that places a high priority on individual growth – within the firm and the community. Our team at Clothier & Head is a fun and dynamic group of professionals that are dedicated to client service both internally and externally.


Tax Supervisor

August 23, 2012


De Haan PLLC is a small accounting firm located in Seattle, Washington which provides tax and other accounting services to individuals, closely held businesses, trusts, and estates, and specializes in fostering closely knit relationships with clients and all of their advisers in order to best meet the needs of the clients.


Entry Level and Experienced Tax Professional

November 15, 2013

De Haan PLLC seeks both an entry level and experienced tax professional to assist with the preparation of individual, trust, corporation and partnership tax returns, and to assist in providing bookkeeping and other related accounting services to clients.

Qualifications for the entry level position include:
  • a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or related field
  • satisfaction of the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam
  • the ability to work in a team or independently, proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • the ability to work overtime, as required.
Qualifications for the experienced tax staff position include:
  • 1 - 3 years of tax accounting experience
  • a bachelor's or master's degree in accounting or related field
  • satisfaction of the educational requirements to sit for the CPA exam, and preferably a CPA license
  • a self-starter with the ability to work in a team or independently
  • excellent communication skills
  • proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • the ability to work overtime as required


Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Julia de Haan at


Accountant, CPA, Client Manager

September 4, 2013

Job Description:

We are a growing, Kirkland-based specialty tax & consulting practice seeking an experienced tax professional to provide consulting, tax, management and planning services to our clients. Our practice is nationally recognized for our expertise and concentration on serving dentists and dental businesses.

Would you enjoy tax seasons that didn't involve working until midnight, 7 days a week? Does a pro-active, technologically savvy, professional office that isn't afraid to have fun sound appealing to you?

Core competencies:
  • Ability to manage a group of clients, internal team members, and variable due dates and expectations
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Equally proficient in reviewing and preparation as well as having strong experience with both individual and business tax All phases - start up, mature and at retirement Strong background with UltraTax, QuickBooks, Word, Excel and Outlook is incredibly helpful
  • Demonstrated track record of professional growth
  • Understanding the big picture and providing analysis and feedback to the business owner about personal and business finances
  • Experience working primarily with dentists is not necessary


We offer top salary, flexible work programs, excellent benefits and a strong opportunity for advancement. If you possess the necessary technical skills along with a great sense of humor and enjoy being part of a fabulous team; please send your resume, cover letter and references to:


Greenwood, Ohlund & Co. had been servicing the Ballard community and greater Seattle area for over 35 years. We have established a reputation for providing clients with outstanding services that include auditing, accounting, tax and business consulting, all at reasonable prices. Our firm of dedicated professionals and support staff is large enough to meet clients' needs, yet small enough to deliver personalized, responsive service. Our clients expect competent professional services performed in a timely manner. We are able to achieve this by working closely with them and keeping them informed and involved.


Hire-Search Group is a professional executive search firm offering comprehensive recruiting and assessment solutions. Our consultants bring a wealth of experience to help our clients find and retain top leadership talent. We work closely with clients and candidates to create the perfect match through superior methods and a commitment to our profession.

Our firm specializes in the placement of experienced staff in a variety of industries and disciplines throughout the US. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of service in the fastest possible time.


The James Russell, PLLC firm has been in business since 1988 and serves over 600 clients consisting of individuals and businesses, with many clients working with us for over twenty years. Our professional staff delivers high quality and responsive business solutions which enable us to establish the long term relationships we value. The firm provides tax planning and preparation, as well as financial statement services to individuals, businesses, trusts, and estates. We position ourselves as business advisors and consultants to our clients since our goal is to help our clients succeed in their business and financial affairs.


We combine the experience of a large firm with the personal attention that only a small firm can provide. We work to develop long-term relationships; whether your needs are simple or complex, we can help. We have the skills necessary to assist business owners in developing strategies which integrate business taxation and planning with the tax strategies of the principals and their families in order to provide a logical vision for the future.


Tax Supervisor / Manager

August 6, 2012


KPMG delivers a globally consistent set of multidisciplinary services based on deep industry knowledge. Our industry focus helps KPMG professionals develop a rich understanding of clients' businesses and the insight, skills, and resources required to address industry-specific issues and opportunities.

Our history spans three centuries and features a number of significant mergers, most recently the combination of Peat Marwick International and Klynveld Main Goerdeler, and their individual member firms, into KPMG in 1987.

Revenues for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, were US$20.63 billion versus US$20.11 billion for the prior fiscal year.


Founded in 1955, the Lewis Group of Companies continues today as one of the nation's largest privately-held real estate development companies. The Lewis Group focuses on developing mixed-use planned communities and residential subdivisions in California and Nevada, as well as building and owning apartment communities, shopping centers, office parks and industrial buildings.


Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. We develop, manufacture, market, distribute and service database, middleware and application software designed to help our customers manage and grow their business operations. Oracle has an active acquisition program to acquire a number of companies, products, services and technologies, including the acquisition of PeopleSoft, Siebel, Hyperion, BEA and Sun Microsystems over the past 5 years.

Oracle's goal is to offer customers integrated scalable, reliable, and secure software systems that provide transactional efficiencies, adapt to the unique needs and allow better ways to access and manage the organization's information at a lower total cost of ownership.


Corporate Tax Internship

Posted November 6, 2012


We serve a diverse clientele of individuals as well as businesses in multiple industries within California and out-of-state. Our firm's major areas of practice includes privately owned businesses, high net worth/highly compensated individuals, real estate, technology and estates/trusts. We provide a comprehensive range of services - tax planning and compliance, business valuation, consulting, mergers and acquisitions/business restructuring, audits, reviews, compilations, and bookkeeping.


TaxSearch Incorporated was established in 1987 and has created a reputation for assisting its select clients in building world-class tax departments. Our Headquarter office is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma with additional offices in Charleston, South Carolina and East Stroudsburgh, Pennsylvania.

We've established a client list of U.S. and Non-U.S. Global companies which is a reflection of our success over the years.


For over a decade, TaxTalent has been assisting tax professionals, tax hiring authorities and human resource executives to increase performance within their tax departments. Today, TaxTalent is once again growing to meet the evolving needs of the tax profession with logical market services all designed to more effectively attract, retain and advance top tax performers that can help build world class tax departments. is designed exclusively for the benefit of tax professionals. was founded in 1999 and was launched on February 9, 2001 as a FREE career portal for tax professionals. A place on the Internet where the tax community could find career management information, search for open tax positions, have access to tax training events offered in the U.S. in one convenient, searchable database, as well as access to other career enhancing tools. The site was designed with a high sensitivity for security and confidentiality for its members. is a compilation of talent from the Recruiting industry, the Tax profession, computer hardware/software specialists, compensation research specialists and an advisory committee of tax professionals who donate their time and energy to make a worthwhile experience for you. The investors and employees have over 30 years combined experience in recruitment in the tax industry, which provides a base upon which to build an effective tool for the tax community.


Transfer Pricing Project Manager

August 5, 2012


Tiret & Company CPAs is a financial services firm that specializes in helping professionals, individuals and small business owners achieve their financial goals. We do this by providing the following services: financial planning, accounting, tax planning/preparation and practice management.


Seasonal Tax Professional

January 18, 2013

We are currently seeking an experienced, seasonal Tax Professional with a minimum of 5 years' experience with individuals, corporations, partnerships and estates & trusts. Although not required, experience with Gosystems tax software and Quickbooks a plus. Excellent communication and client contact skills a must. Please fax your resume to (650) 225-0129 or email to for immediate consideration. No phone calls please. For more information on our company please visit our website at


Job listings from firms who do not wish to disclose their identities until the candidate expresses interest.



Feb 6, 2013

An international law firm with headquarters in San Francisco is looking for a temporary Tax Accountant.

    • Assist in keeping the Firm in compliance with international and domestic tax rules and regulations
    • Assist with tax return preparation and tax filings on a timely and accurate basis. Assists with preparing tax basis financial statements
    • Conducts tax research for the Firm as needed
    • Assists with the Firm's tax-related budgeting, budget variance analysis and financial performance review and other special projects as requested.
  • Minimum of five years of related tax experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred.
  • Accounting firm and international tax experience preferred.
  • Ability to read Chinese required.
  • Ability to speak Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) required.


Interested candidates please send resumes to with "Tax Accountant" in the subject heading.



Feb 6, 2013

A top retail company in San Francisco is looking for an AP clerk to join their team. This is a great position with a stable company. This is a temp role with a good chance of becoming direct hire.

  • Accurately and timely process AP invoices
  • Ensure all payments are properly approved in accordance with the Company's delegation of authority
  • Ensure all payments are properly approved in accordance with the Company's delegation of authority
  • Monitor invoices against contracts and purchase orders (follow-up with vendors and users to resolve issues)
  • Prepare weekly check run
  • Maintain accurate vendor records
  • Prepare 1099's and assist with other tax compliance requirements
  • Review expense reports for compliance with internal policies
  • Reconcile credit card statements
  • Prepare deliverables for and actively participate in audits
  • Participate in the Company's Oracle implementation and become an advanced user of the new system
  • Minimum of one year of relevant work experience
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and estimate time to complete various tasks
  • Ability to function as a team player
  • Self starter who thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Products, Advanced Excel Skills


Please send your resume to Sara at with "AP Clerk" in the title.



January 14, 2013

Established CPA firm is seeking a seasonal tax preparer for its Oakland office. Over the last three decades, we have built a team of approximately 35 professionals that provides tax consulting and compliance, full service accounting, retirement planning, and financial services. Our firm specializes in professional service providers, such as dentists and physicians.


Tax Manager

December 6, 2012

A small boutique CPA firm in Oakland with clients worldwide specializing in tax return preparation and planning for individuals, businesses, estates and trusts is looking for a senior tax professional willing to help manage the practice and roll up his or her sleeves to provide quality services to our clients.

Candidates must have 6 or more years recent corporate or public accounting firm experience, technical tax knowledge, managerial experience and can research and write technical tax memorandums and letters proficiently and interact smoothly with clients with a personal touch. Licensed California CPA with PTIN and a masters/LLM in tax preferred. Although full time is preferred, working hours are flexible ‐ with the option of working remotely part of the time available. Base salary, with significant incentive bonus based on production.

Please reply in confidence via email to, or fax to 1‐510‐350‐3610.

Principals only

Interested candidates please send resumes to with "Tax Accountant" in the subject heading.


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