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Robert Half Tax Associate - Public Accounting in Petaluma, California


Can you work a 40 hour week in public accounting? Here you can!

Robert Half is currently working with a client seeking a Tax Accountant. The Tax Accountant assists with financial and income tax statements, making sure that they comply with tax laws by filing their federal and state tax returns. If you are a deadline driven Tax Accountant with excellent attention to detail and highly organized, this may be the role for you! Our client offers flexible schedules, competitive compensation and benefits and work/life balance.


  • Maintain the company's tax database and prepare tax provisions schedules, returns, payments, and reports

  • Identify tax issues or errors from incorrect tax filings and create solutions

  • Ensure client compliance with federal, state and local tax regulations

  • Recommend ways to improve profits and identify legal tax savings

  • Maintain good industry knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, participating in professional organizations, keeping up with professional networks and reading professional publications

  • Prepare quarterly and annual tax reports, ensuring accuracy

  • Guide management on the impact of tax liabilities and corporate strategies or new tax laws


  • Bachelors or masters degree in Accounting or relevant field required

  • CPA is a plus, not required.

  • `1+ years of public tax. Will happily hire more experienced candidates as well

  • Problem-solving and creative thinking skills

  • Demonstrated organizational skills

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing

  • Be detailed, flexible, and organized

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