Senior Tax Associate

Los Angeles, California, United States | Full-time


The Colony Group seeks a motivated and qualified individual for the position of Sr. Tax Associate to join the Los Angeles, CA office. The individual selected for this opportunity will provide a broad range of tax planning and compliance support to Colony Group clients and to the business management division of the company. 

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Tax planning and preparation for high-net-worth individuals and their related entities;
  • Ensuring compliance with all federal and state filing requirements on behalf of clients;
  • Acting as a resource to business management teams for tax planning, tax research, and ongoing education of tax-related developments;

The position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with 3-5 years’ relevant experience;
  • An advanced designation granting the ability to represent taxpayers before the IRS (e.g., CPA, Attorney, Enrolled Agent);
  • A demonstrated focus on preparing individual, S-corp, partnership, and fiduciary tax returns with a primary focus on the entertainment industry;
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, and proven ability to learn other technology;
  • Notable attention to detail, self-initiated follow-through, and outstanding time management and organizational skills; and
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-office environment and to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands.

The position prefers:

  • Experience preparing multi-state tax returns; and
  • Experience with ProSystem fx<sup>®</sup> Tax, CCH Axcess, Engagement and BNA Income Tax™ Planner.