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Tax Accountant / Business Consultant

Job Category: Tax Accountant / Business Consultant

Time Type: Full-time

Location: Fresno, CA

Salary: Negotiable based on qualifications



Build relationships in the community, enhance your expertise, and grow personally and professionally. The Garabedian Group is seeking an experienced, full-time Tax Accountant and Business Consultant with an energetic personality in Fresno, CA. You will serve as a business advisor to our clients, aiming to maximize engagement and achieving qualitative outcomes. This position requires a combination of critical thinking and creative problem solving as well as the appropriate skills, knowledge & experience for the position. Excellent communication skills – both written and oral – are a must.


Job Description

  • Proactively build relationships and communicate effectively with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and business advisory.

  • In-depth interaction and communication regarding complex tax and accounting matters with clients.

  • Advising clients on a variety of business related issues, including federal and state tax returns, changes in tax laws and compliance.

  • Preparation of federal and state tax returns: Individual, Corporate, Trust, and partnership returns of various complexities.

  • Respond to notices from taxing authorities that may include preparation of letters and phone calls to agencies.

  • Preparation of tax projections to assist clients with personal financial planning and decision making.

  • Conducting tax research, as needed.

  • Bookkeeping including recording of transactions, adjusting journal entries and trial balance reconciliation.

  • Preparation of financial statements and related footnotes.

  • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude, and high ethical standards.

  • Ability to self-manage workflow and client projects.


Required Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of public accounting experience preferred.

  • Current experience preparing tax returns - 1040, 1120, 1120S, 1065, 1041, and related accounting work prior to preparation of tax returns.

  • Must have prior tax experience and work on tax software like ProSystems, Lacerte, Ultratax, and Quickbooks.

  • Familiar with GAAP, SSARS standards.

  • Exhibit strong project management skills and computer skills.

  • Demonstrated excellent communication, relationship building, personal development, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.

  • Must be detail oriented while being mindful of efficient work process as well as billing to clients

  • Time management skills; ability to prioritize tasks and work mindfully with others.

  • CPA License preferred but not required.



Improving the quality of life of our clients, team, and community.