Tax Associate

Don’t take a job. Start a Career.

If you want to be an important part of a team and make an impact in business or the community, SST Accountants & Consultants is your place. Each year, we select a few new team members for growth, not attrition, and your work makes a difference from day one on the job. Our philosophy is to hire and retain associates that develop the knowledge and experience to become future leaders of the firm.

SST Accountants & Consultants has a 25-year history of providing attractive opportunities for tax, audit, and consulting professionals. From offices in North Dallas and Arlington, Texas, our not not-too-big, not-too-small firm serves clients across the nation. We specialize in accounting and consulting for nonprofit organizations and career schools & colleges, yet also serve a diverse clientele of businesses and individuals.

Job Summary

SST seeks a Tax Associate in the Dallas area.

Tax Associates will work with small and large companies in various industries, individuals, trusts and partnerships foundations, nonprofits, and corporations.


  • CPA exam preparation assistance
  • Continuing professional education each year
  • Medical, Dental, vision, STD/LTD, Life plans available
  • Heath Savings Account/ Flexible Spending Account
  • Business casual dress code
  • Free Parking

Salary Range: $55,000 – $70,000 (based on experience)

Job Type: Full-time

Major Responsibilities and Duties

  • Preparing and reviewing estimated tax payments for individuals, trust, and corporations
  • Preparing and reviewing federal and state income returns
  • Reviewing client data and books for accuracy, making adjustments as needed
  • Preparing and reviewing client financial statements including financial transaction data entry, bank account reconciliation
  • Data entry and bookkeeping
  • Client payroll services (as needed)
  • Correspondence with current and potential clients in person and telephone, email and fax

Requirements & Qualifications

The successful candidate will possess the following basic qualifications.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 1+ year of relevant experience (tax preparation and bookkeeping)
  • Knowledge of applicable tax laws, regulations, and deadlines
  • Proficiency with common tax preparation software, familiarity with CCH Tax Program (is a plus)
  • Familiarity with the tax return submission and confirmation process, including how to navigate the IRS and other government entity online platforms
  • Proficiency in all bookkeeping and payroll procedures within QuickBooks Desktop/ and QuickBooks Online (required)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (required)
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent customer service skills, including patience and flexibility
  • Flexibility to act autonomously while being a team player
  • Great organizational skills, including time management and strategic planning
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Must be willing to learn new skills and adapt to changes in the industry

Education and Licenses

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Advanced degree is highly desirable, but not mandatory
  • CPA certification is desirable or working toward it if not already obtained

Seize an Opportunity.

We’re not just looking for bodies to fill chairs. We’re looking for people who care about using their accounting education to grow with us, and have a rewarding career and lifestyle.

If you are that person, apply here:

  • Accepted file types: docx, doc, pdf, Max. file size: 20 MB.
    Choose File


12720 Hillcrest Road, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 75230


5840 West I-20, Suite 120
Arlington, Texas 76017


Phone: 972.392.1143