Skoda Minotti Staff Accountant - Tax in Fairlawn, Ohio

Job Title

Staff Accountant - Tax

Date Posted



Fairlawn, OH

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Job Description

Skoda Minotti has been recognized by Inc., Accounting Today and Case Western Reserve University's Weatherhead School of Management as one of the most outstanding and fastest-growing privately held companies in the U.S. Additionally, we were recognized by NorthCoast 99 as "One of the best places to work in Northeast Ohio." The driving force that differentiates us at Skoda Minotti is a passion for helping our clients achieve their goals by providing them with an unprecedented level of service and "Delivering on the Promise."

We are currently searching for a Staff Accountant to join our Tax Department.

Summary of Responsibilities

The Staff Accountant should begin developing productive working relationships with client personnel and be motivated to perform work assigned by senior staff, managers and partners. May lead one or more staff, instruct them in work to be performed, review the work completed and direct necessary revisions. Staff Accountants should have an understanding of Skoda Minotti’s service offerings. Staff Accountants will have a willingness to learn and ask questions of peers and supervisors. Actively seeks/encourages team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to apply the firm's services.

Essential Functions

  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.

  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.

  • Directs and instructs staff interns and paraprofessionals, where applicable, in work to be performed.

  • Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a partner; writes comments for management letters.

  • Have working knowledge of financial statements (Income, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows).

  • Ability to make trial balance and adjustments.

  • Ability to agree sub ledger to trial balance.

  • Perform account analysis.

  • Ability to run and understand spreadsheets.

  • Fosters an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment.

  • Contributes ideas/opinions to the client teams and others and listens/responds to other team members' views.

  • Uses technology to continually learn, shares knowledge with team members, and enhances service delivery.

  • Maintains an educational program to continually develop skills.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Required:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification upon passing the examination.

  • Should begin working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA examination.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, Access and Outlook & Tax software packages.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership.

  • Project management skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Integrity within a professional environment.

  • Understanding of tax concepts and application to client situations.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepares other reports and performs projects and duties as may be assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent same day travel for work at client’s offices, meetings and seminars using a personal vehicle.

  • Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings or seminars using personal vehicle.

  • Occasional overtime work required throughout the year. Heavy overtime work required from January to April 15; may be in excess of 55 hours per week.

Only applicants of interest will be contacted.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable laws, including race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, disability, or medical condition.