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Experienced Tax Leader -- Gainesville, GA

Experienced Tax Leader -- Gainesville, GA

Rushton, one of Northeast Georgia’s largest and most respected accounting firms in the region, is seeking a Tax Leader who has experience in corporate and individual tax in our growing Tax Division.  At Rushton, you will have the opportunity to work closely with your peers and clients to develop your leadership, technical and professional skills while working on challenging and exciting engagements.

We offer career progression and growth opportunities, parental leave and a full benefits package.  We have a fun, collaborative work environment with advanced technology systems and equipment.  We take work/life balance seriously with business casual and “dress for your day”, unlimited PTO, and community involvement. 

The success of Rushton can be directly attributed to the firm’s employees.  We make substantial investments in hiring, developing and retaining our employees.  We have been recognized in our community involvement and company culture, including being named one of Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For, Best of Hall County, and Small Business of the Year.


  • Prepares complex individual returns; business returns, multiple states, international issues.
  • Handles client relationship and communication
  • Ability to do technical research and document to support conclusion.
  • Demonstrates ability to manage the preparation and review process of complex returns in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Resolves complicated tax issues.
  • Handles client matters with department and decision makers.
  • Ensures completion of planning with Partner approval prior to field work.
  • Ensures completion of file through work paper review prior to Partner review.
  • Performs first level review of returns.
  • Demonstrates strong technical knowledge.
  • Is aware of status on staff work prior to planning meetings.
  • Manages budgets and billing center.


  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • Masters Degree in Taxation or Accounting preferred but not required
  • 3-5+ years of experience with preparing individual and corporate tax returns
  • Professional certification preferred (if not a current holder of a CPA license a commitment to pass the CPA exam)
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage project timelines and proficiency utilizing accounting technology
  • Availability to work overtime during peak periods throughout the year
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Valid credentials to work in the U.S.

Rushton is located in Gainesville, Georgia just 45 minutes north of downtown Atlanta. Celebrating over 35 years in business, the firm is one of Northeast Georgia's largest and most respected accounting firms representing clients throughout the region. With a staff of more than 40 professionals, Rushton has broad expertise ranging from standard tax planning and preparation to sophisticated management advisory services and consulting. Though we are a large local firm, we thrive on developing personal, long-term relationships with every client.

Email your cover letter and resume to Cindy Campbell, CPA, Firm Administrator at

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