Merritt Staffing

Tax Associate

Ridgefield, Connecticut
$50,000 - $60,000 / year
Sep 02, 2016
Nov 01, 2016
Employer Type
Employment Type
Full Time

Perform diversified accounting, auditing and tax assignments under the direction of supervisor, manager or partner. Demonstrate competency in technical skills, work quality, and application of professional and firm standards. Meets time constraints and client deadlines. Participate in planning and scheduling client engagements. Prepare routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a partner. Perform the broadest range of accountant tasks so that direct participation of supervisors, managers, or partners is kept to a minimum. Prepare other reports, projects, and duties as may be assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or Master’s degree in accounting or taxation.

Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year. Either hold a current and valid public accountant’s license, or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA exam.


Frequent same day travel for work at the 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 a personal vehicle. Occasional overtime work required throughout the year.  Heavy overtime work required for January to April 15; may be in excess of 55 hours per week.



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