Estate Accountant #35946
Accounting Finance
PhiladelphiaPA Direct Hire Feb 21, 2024
Estate Accountant

Contemporary Staffing Solutions (CSS) is seeking an experienced Estate Accountant to join our client, a prestigious law firm, located in Philadelphia, PA! As the Estate Accountant, you will be responsible for working closely with the firm's clients to perform estate and tax planning projections, as well as trust administration. This is a direct hire, hybrid opportunity starting at $90,000/year, dependent on experience.  

Responsibilities of the Estate Accountant Include:
  • Prepare and review various types of income tax returns for clients' estates and trusts.
  • Draft responses to IRS audits. 
  • Maintain task management database to ensure efficient completion of activities and track deadlines. 
  • Provide accounting support to lawyers to facilitate excellent customer service to the firm's clients. 
  • Understand and explain accounting and tax issues to clients. 
  • Stay up-to-date on relevant tax laws to effectively perform job duties.
Requirements of the Estate Accountant:
  • Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of 3 years' estate accounting experience; CPA license preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with all levels of individuals, including internal team members and high net worth clients