Tax Preparer (Accounting Officer)
Company: Farm Credit Council
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Are you looking for a career opportunity that supports the
agriculture industry, provides career development/training, and
provides a good work/life balance?
Horizon Farm Credit is actively seeking a Tax Preparer (Accounting
Officer) to join our team. Qualified candidate may work in the
Reedsville, PA, Lewisburg, PA or Mechanicsburg, PA branch location.
The position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule. Our ideal
candidate is an experienced, organized, detail-oriented, and
analytical tax professional with an enthusiasm to support the
Position Description: Tax Preparers (Accounting Officers) provide
services to accounting, record and income tax return customers with
a high level of quality, accuracy and efficiency. These services
include consultative accounting services, payroll processing
services, tax planning and preparation, and record keeping.
Promotes related services, actively participates in product
referrals, business development and public relations activities,
and maintains a favorable Farm Credit image. Operates under general
supervision of manager, with assistance as needed.
Delivers accounting services with thorough understanding of state
and federal tax laws and regulations. Gathers complete and accurate
financial data to prepare tax returns, records and payroll
Educate and guide customers on sound accounting and financial
management. Demonstrate an ability to work with customers to build
rapport, confidence and sense of value.
Works with Horizon teammates and centers of influence to develop
new business as well as expanding the relationships of existing
customers. Educates customers on Accounting and Consulting related
products with a goal of identifying appropriate products &
strategies to ensure customer success.
Tax Preparers (Accounting Officers) actively participate in
educational programs for customers & prospects and are engaged with
Horizon staff to share their product knowledge. Participates in
team meetings to provide pertinent updates on products &
Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in
Accounting, Business or related field. Must obtain and maintain
Preparer Tax Identification Number.
Enrolled Agent certification is preferred.
Strong experience in tax preparation, with understanding of farm
and business taxes preferred.
Basic working knowledge of farm accounting principles and their
application is a plus.
Identifies and understands required customer information need to
provide payroll, records, and tax return services, as well as basic
Proficient interpersonal relations, organization, and communication
Ability to travel within assigned territory as required, including
meeting with customers, prospects and referral generators.
Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving
Adaptable and flexible to a changing work environment.
Who are we?
Horizon Farm Credit is an expert in agriculture, with over 100
years of serving rural America. As a premier rural lender, we're
constantly growing and seeking new members for our team. As part of
the Horizon Farm Credit team, you have the opportunity to make a
difference for agriculture and rural communities.
What can we offer you?
We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for
full-time employees including:
Medical insurance with dental and vision care options
401 (k) with significant employer matching
Paid time off, holidays and volunteer time to support work/life
Tuition reimbursement and training opportunities
Student loan reimbursement
Leadership and career development opportunities
Paid parental leave and short term disability
Fun and inclusive work environment
Salary Range: $50,000 - $90,000, Depending on previous
Equal Opportunity Employer including veterans and individuals with
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