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Tax Senior - Gainesville, GA

Tax Senior - Gainesville, GA

Rushton is currently seeking an experienced tax preparer to join our team.  The ideal candidate is a dedicated, proactive CPA with 2-4+ years of experience in preparing both individual and corporate tax returns.  The Tax Senior position would assist with consulting on tax projects and managing client relationships at our office in Gainesville, GA. You will independently perform tax engagements for businesses and high net worth individuals from commencement to completion, work within our team of staff accountants, make sound decisions on behalf of our clients and provide superior service.  

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 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 file through work paper review prior to Partner review.
  • Demonstrates strong technical knowledge.


  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • Masters Degree in Taxation or Accounting preferred but not required
  • 2-4+ 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 skill.
  • 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.

Our hiring decisions are based as much on strong ethics and moral character as on intelligence and professional training.

We are proud to offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you have the education, knowledge or interest, leadership skills and the technical know-how we are seeking, please submit your resume for consideration.

Rushton is located in Gainesville, Georgia just 45 minutes north of downtown Atlanta. Celebrating 40 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 45 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.

Our firm believes strongly in family values and works together to provide opportunities for a healthy work and home relationship. We offer a tremendous growth opportunity for aspiring staff members seeking to grow themselves personally and professionally. We offer a great work environment and outstanding quality of life in Gainesville, the county seat for Hall County and the financial center of Northeast Georgia. The area's beauty -- in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and on the shores of 38,000-acre Lake Lanier -- is matched by a vibrant business, cultural and entertainment environment.


To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Frankie Capparelli, Talent Development Manager at