Perelson Weiner LLP is a member of the Center for Public Company Audit Firms and the Private Company Practice Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Demonstrating a commitment to professional development and to the advancement of the accounting profession, Perelson Weiner is a participant in the NYSSCPA 100% Membership Program.
The firm is a member of PrimeGlobal, the third largest association of independent accounting firms in the world, comprised of over 350 highly successful independent public accounting firms in 90 countries. Through this worldwide association, we provide clients with both geographic coverage and cost effective solutions. Perelson Weiner LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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- Tax Senior
This position functions in a role between the tax staff and the managers/partners, to whom the senior reports. The Tax Senior must handle timely completion of individual, corporate, partnership, S-corp, foundation, and trust returns. They must also be experienced in the review and completion of high net worth returns including hedge fund K-1 returns.
The Tax Senior must have the capacity to complete the following:Prepare complex tax returns including personal, business and fiduciary.Perform tax research projects.Delegate projects to staff who can handle them most efficiently.Approve complex personal tax returns.Gain expertise in all tax software programs.Develop expertise within agreed upon industry group(s).Develop client relationships through business and social meetings.Through acquired expertise, perform as a resource in designated areas for tax questions and issuesfrom both tax and A&A staff.Assist in developing staff through supervision, evaluation, and assistance in assigned projects.Assist with tax administration projects assigned by managers and partners.Perform billing and collection functions for clients assigned to their partner in charge list.Participate in firm committees as a tax member.
Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting or other major with tax and accounting (through intermediate) course work completed.At least three (3) years of experience preparing all types of tax returns.At least two (2) years of experience performing tax planning and research services.
- Tax Preparer
Responsibilities are to organize and coordinate clients' tax data for the accurate and timely completion of individual, corporate, partnership, S-corp, foundation and trust tax returns. The preparer must be experienced in review and completion of high-net worth returns, including hedge fund K-1 returns.
The Tax Preparer must have the capacity to complete the following:Review tax information submitted by client for completeness; meet with or call clients with questions.Possess knowledge of tax regulations in order to answer clients' questions.Prepare amended returns of any variety and complexity.Prepare personal tax projections using computer software.Respond to tax notices of any sort and do initial drafts of letters required.Perform tax research projects requiring minimal expertise.Complete S-election and requests for accounting changes.Make adjusting entries and completes trial balances to prepare a tax return.Maintain a good understanding of depreciation and depreciation computer software package to set up clients, and have an understanding of depreciation reports.Prepare tax accruals as may be required in preparing corporate tax returns.
Requirements:A minimum of two (2) years experience is required to successfully prepare individual, corporate, partnership, and S-corp tax returns using computerized tax preparation, tax planning, and tax research software.Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or bachelor's degree in another discipline with various course work in taxes and accounting, through intermediate level.
- Senior Auditor
Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to master all phases of the audit process and exhibit qualities of leadership and organization.
The senior must have the following qualifications:Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and practices, and auditing standards.A high degree of familiarity with business, finance and operations.An ability to communicate effectively.As the individual directly supervising the fieldwork, the senior has several broad areas of responsibility. He/she is responsible for the conduct of the audit itself, the administration and execution of the audit, and the preparation and/or review of necessary reports. A senior's responsibilities also include the performance of the people involved with the engagement. This applies to client personnel, as well as the firm's professionals on the assignment. Specifically, the duties of the senior auditor are:Assume field responsibility for engagements.Coordinate with the engagement administrator the various phases of the engagement, including locations to be visited, staff requirements, job planning and scheduling.Evaluate client's accounting system and prepare the work program and time budget for review and approval.Assign work to supporting professional staff according to their experience and capabilities and prepare evaluation reports.Supervise the training of the staff by providing guidance and direction in the performance of their duties; offering constructive criticism of their working, papers; suggest appropriate CPE.Review the work papers and, on the basis of this, evaluate the results of the engagement to determine whether it has been performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.Promptly bring to the attention of the engagement administrator any significant audit findings or any questions that involve accounting principles or financial statement presentation.Prepare and/or review financial statements, notes, schedules management letters and tax returns for submission to the engagement administrator and the client.
Requirements:Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting3-5 years of public accounting experienceCPA certification a plus
- Staff Auditor
This is an entry-level position. Building upon a college education, he/she receives guidance and on-the-job training in all phases of accounting and auditing from experienced staff members. Staff auditors attend training programs sponsored by the firm to develop judgment and abilities in diverse areas.
A staff auditor's duties will include a variety of duties, which may include field engagements involving audits, accounting, or tax services. In addition, he/she may also be given in-house assignments such as accounting research projects, preparation of tax schedules and worksheets for clients, office administration, proofreading, etc. It is expected that the staff auditor will quickly become familiar with the firm's organization and the services we offer to our clients. Both attendance at training programs and review of different publications will help explain these matters, as well as covering professional, administrative and personnel areas. Although specific responsibilities may vary according to the size and type of an engagement, the staff auditor will be performing an important function for the firm.Generally, the staff auditors responsibilities will include:Preparation of work papers.Adherence to the firm's policies and all FASB, AICPA, SEC pronouncements, and GAO and GASB pronouncements when assigned to government engagements; in various areas such as cash, accounts receivable, inventory, property, plant and equipment, accounts payable, etc.Reporting to the in-charge accountant any departure from generally accepted accounting principles.Maintaining a cordial and professional relationship with client personnel.As a matter of procedure, a staff auditor should not communicate directly to the client matters related to the engagement without conferring with the immediate supervisor. A staff auditor has a three-way responsibility: (1) to the profession, (2) to the firm and (3) to himself/herself.He/she should develop competence, skill and judgment in current accounting principles, auditing procedures and taxation. He/she should cultivate the ability to speak and write effectively to communicate. All of these will aid with personal progress. It is the firm's expectation that all members of the accounting staff will become licensed Certified Public Accountants as soon as possible. Since the requirements set by the state boards of accountancy vary, he/she should determine which ones are applicable.
Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting0-1 years of public accounting experience