Tax Associate – Portland, Maine

Purdy Powers & Company is a leading accounting, tax and business advisory firm in Portland, Maine dedicated to serving the needs of mid-size companies. Our goal is to help our clients grow to their potential by providing business services that deliver results. We are looking for exceptional candidates who also want to grow to their potential and would like to be part of a fast-paced entrepreneurial accounting firm.

If this describes the kind of firm you would like to join as an important team member, we invite you to visit our web site @ www.purdypowers.com.

Position Summary

Purdy Powers & Company is seeking a Tax Associate for our Tax Group in the Portland office.  The Tax Associate will be responsible for preparing tax returns for clients in various industries.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare tax returns for corporation, flow-though entities and individuals.
  • Proactively interact with seniors, managers and partners to make business and tax recommendations
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards
  • Perform other accounting and tax compliance related tasks as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 1 to 2-plus years of accounting and tax experience with a public accounting firm
  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • Master’s of Science Degree in Taxation a plus
  • CPA license a plus
  • Strong tax compliance and accounting skills
  • Strong analytical, writing, and organizational skills
  • Solid interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadline in a high-energy environment
  • Leadership ability with a positive team player attitude

Benefits Include:

Highly competitive salary, 401(k) & Employer Contributed Retirement Plan, Health Insurance, Section 125 Plan, Life Insurance, LTD Insurance, Paid Vacation & Holiday Time, Personal Time and Paid Parking

Purdy Powers & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

Contact Information:

Dana O. Dakers
Purdy, Powers & Company
130 Middle Street
Portland, Maine 04101

T. 207-775-3496

F. 207-775-0176

ddakers@purdypowers.com

How to apply: Email, by Mail

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