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Careers

Careers at Schlichting Wixson CPAs

Careers

Work, Life, Balance, Growth

Are you looking for a career that supports and encourages you to grow both personally and professionally? Are you looking for work-life balance, a competitive compensation package, and an entrepreneurial environment? Do you want to work in industries and with clients that are challenging and rewarding? The team at Schlichting Wixson does and we are always looking for prospective team members that share the same career desires.

Schlichting Wixson, located in downtown Bellingham, provides business consulting and tax services to clients in the US, Canada and Internationally. We offer stimulating and rewarding work for a mix of the area’s most interesting companies and industries.

At Schlichting Wixson, you’ll meet and work directly with clients and the business owners you serve. You will be provided the tools, resources and opportunities to grow professionally, in the marketplace, and personally. You will find the personal support, training and mentoring you’ll need to grow in your career. You’ll work with top talents in the accounting profession, with high energy and infectious attitudes for stellar client relationships and strong, healthy growth.

If Schlichting Wixson sounds like a good fit for you, give us a ring. Your inquiry will be held in the strictest confidence.

 

Openings

EXPERIENCED TAX PROFESSIONAL

DESCRIPTION

Schlichting Wixson CPAs is seeking an experienced tax person for part-time or full-time employment. The position will focus on reviewing tax returns, communicating and consulting with clients, as well as coach and develop less experienced team members. Knowledge of US international tax laws is preferred.

YOUR ROLE

You will be given the opportunity to manage client assignments and projects, delivering high-quality service to our valued clients and referral sources. This includes reviewing individual and business income tax returns as well as advising and supporting team members and clients. The majority of the tax compliance will have a cross-border component. Since you will be working with business owners that live outside the U.S., you will have opportunities to advise business clients on payroll, excise tax, or other requirements for new businesses. You will be working with both domestic and cross-border clients.

You will be part of a firm that constantly strives to improve its employee satisfaction, work flow processes, and client service. Since we are a small, family oriented firm, you will be able to provide direct input that can be instantly implemented toward these goals.

POSITION QUALIFICATION

The successful candidate will possess the following skills :
• Experience with tax return preparation and review
• Understanding of U.S. international disclosure forms and recognizing situations when filing is required
• Team management skills including an ability to lead, direct and coach.
• Strong personal and communication skills
• Willingness to work with domestic and international clients
• Strong organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
• The ability to quickly adapt to new tasks
• A passion for learning and problem solving

APPLICATION PROCESS

If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to reception@schlichtingwixsoncpas.com. Please, no calls, texts, or fax. Seriously, no faxing, we try to operate in the current century…..

 

TAX STAFF

DESCRIPTION

Schlichting Wixson CPAs is looking for a highly motivated part to full-time tax staff to join our team. This position will focus on income tax preparation, compilation and review of financial statements, and bookkeeping, working directly with one of the partners. Two years of previous experience in an accounting firm is required

YOUR ROLE

You will prepare individual and business income tax returns. Less frequently, you will have opportunities to assist business clients with payroll, excise tax, or other state specific forms and registrations. In addition, clients will rely on you to assist them with bookkeeping and adjusting journal entries. You will be part of a firm that constantly strives to improve its employee satisfaction, work flow process, client service, and be able to provide direct input that can be instantly implemented toward these goals.

POSITION QUALIFICATION

The successful candidate will possess the following skills :

• Background in accounting, with a working knowledge of the accounting process
• Experience with tax preparation is required
• Experience with QuickBooks is preferred, but not required
• CPA or CPA candidate is preferred, but not required
• Strong personal and communication skills
• Strong organization skills with the ability to manage multiple projects
• The ability to quickly adapt to new tasks
• A passion for learning and problem solving
• International tax experience a plus

BENEFITS

Our benefits include flexible schedules based on performance, competitive salaries, generous vacation and sick pay, continuing education, health reimbursement plan, and 401(K).

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in joining a dynamic group of professionals and becoming a part of an awesome team, please send your cover letter, resume, and transcripts to reception@schlichtingwixsoncpas.com.

Contact Us

Bellingham Towers Building
119 N Commercial St., Suite 1250
Bellingham, Washington 98225
Phone: (360) 778-1968
reception@schlichtingwixsoncpas.com

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