Tax Senior

Los Angeles, California, United States | Full-time | Partially remote

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Seeking the extraordinaryTM! We invite you to explore career opportunities at The Colony Group, where we seek the extraordinary in all that we do.

With roots going back to 1986, The Colony Group is driven by one overarching vision: to be the leading financial advisory company in the world for clients and team members who seek meaning and joy in their lives. In our highly collaborative culture, a focus on purpose, connection, lifelong learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and leadership development is core to our collective success. We strive to attract, develop, and engage the best talent in the industry to provide top investment, wealth and business management, tax, and other financial advisory services to high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth private and institutional clients. Across our hybrid working environment, we put our people first and focus on developing exciting career paths, prioritizing the physical and mental wellness of our people and offering a culture where the needs of our employees and clients come first. We are united by our commitment to teamwork, collaboration, doing meaningful work, and having fun together, as well as fostering an environment where each person can thrive as part of a broader community.

Join The Colony Group in making your everyday extraordinary!

The Colony Group seeks a motivated and qualified individual for the position of Tax Senior located in the Los Angeles office. The individual selected for this opportunity will be distinguished in academic achievement, dedicated to client service, and have the highest ethical and professional standards of excellence. The Associate Wealth Advisor provides a high level and broad range of technical and client management support to a financial counseling team and assists in managing all aspects of a client relationship.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Tax planning and preparation for high-net-worth individuals and their related entities;
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal and state filing requirements on behalf of clients;
  • Acting as a resource to business management teams for tax planning, tax research, and ongoing education of tax-related developments;

The position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with 3-5 years’ relevant experience;
  • An advanced designation granting the ability to represent taxpayers before the IRS (e.g., CPA, Attorney, Enrolled Agent);
  • A demonstrated focus on preparing individual, S-corp, partnership, and fiduciary tax returns with a primary focus on the entertainment industry;
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, and proven ability to learn other technology;
  • Notable attention to detail, self-initiated follow-through, and outstanding time management and organizational skills; and
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-office environment and to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands.

The position prefers:

  • Experience preparing multi-state tax returns; and
  • Experience with ProSystem fx® Tax, CCH Axcess, Engagement and BNA Income Tax™ Planner.

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