Tax Senior

Geffen Mesher • Portland, OR 97201

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Do you want the opportunities and experience that a Big 4 or National firm offer, but actually want to be treated like a person? Are you looking for a chance to get one on one kind of attention and mentorship from top management? Come be part of a firm where collaboration is not just a buzz word, employees are listened to, and your coworkers might just become some of your greatest friends. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Portlands oldest and largest regional accounting firms. We are a group of CPAs who are committed to our clients and to each other and we take an individual approach to your career development.

Geffen Mesher is growing and we need bright, motivated and energetic people to help us continue our growth! We are currently looking for a Tax senior who will be committed to our core values:

  • Work with integrity and ethical values
  • Communicate directly, openly and honestly
  • Commit to long-term client and staff relationships
  • Provide quality service
  • Encourage continuous professional and personal growth
  • Foster a fun and active environment
  • Always be team-driven
  • Be creative as well as innovative
  • Exemplify a strong work ethic


Candidates typically have three or more years of experience as tax accountant at a certified public accounting firm and have passed the CPA exam (or are close to passing). Candidates will be expected to:

  • Learn and understand the firms policies and procedures
  • Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise staff accountants, and evaluate their progress when appropriate
  • Continue to develop quality client relations
  • Develop your understanding of the theory behind Individual, Partnership and Corporate taxation
  • Begin developing a command of pertinent IRC sections and regulations
  • Become proficient at tax research including a knowledge of the reference sources available to the firm
  • Assume responsibility for the supervision and completion of routine tax return preparation engagements

Geffen Mesher offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, four weeks of paid time off per year, paid overtime, and very generous 401(K)/Profit Sharing contributions.

Additional requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or a related field;
  • Certified public accountant or in process to become one
  • Three+ years experience in a public accounting firm


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