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accounting & tax manager

MBA Consulting Group is a compliance and accounting firm serving the progressive community. Our team based approach is unique in the compliance community. We believe that by focusing on our employees’s well being and workplace culture, and working together as a team toward a common goal, we empower our employees to deliver above average services to the progressive community. Therefore, in addition to the following duties and qualifications, we ask that each employee positively impact the culture of the company through a strong work ethic, and willingness to help their coworkers.

The Manager is responsible for reviewing the overall accounting practices of the firm, trouble shooting accounting issues as they arise and preparing tax filings for clients to ensure accounting projects are completed on schedule, within scope/budget and within the firm’s quality standards.

Key Responsibilities
Accounting and Audit Services:

  • Reviews new client books and provides starting balances; identifies discrepancies between Federal Elections Commission report balance and book balance
  • Provides audit services to new and existing clients using AICPA audit standards
  • Develops the scope of each project; accurately plans projects tasks and timelines to meet the due dates for all deliverables on multiple projects at the same time
  • Displays strong project management skills to consistently ensure engagements are completed within scope and budget

Tax Preparation and Consulting:

  • Prepare for-profit and non-profit tax returns
  • Consult internally with client teams on payroll tax, sales tax and other issues relating to the nexus of tax law and compliance

Client Communication:

  • Proactively manages project updates, keeping the client and team up-to-date on project status and any potential issues
  • Effectively communicates complex accounting issues with clients and consistently makes the best decisions on behalf of clients

Team/Practice Leadership:

  • Provides feedback to team members
  • Develops the skills of their team members by delegating challenging assignments for each individual
  • Actively involved with leadership roles in the community/ industry and participates in firm marketing activities
  • Designs and delivers periodic staff training on accounting and tax standards

Required and Recommended Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or comparable experience
  • Minimum 5 years accounting or bookkeeping experience
  • Enrolled Agent current with the IRS or having completed all requirements to be a licensed CPA
  • Minimum two years experience as a tax preparer
  • Management/team leadership experience
  • Strong ability to think critically and problem solve
  • Proven track record of maintaining continuing education and staying current with regulatory changes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and organizational skills
  • Audit support experience
  • Experience preparing nonprofit tax returns such as Form 990, Form 1120-POL, and related filings
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compliance associate

MBA Consulting Group, a compliance and accounting firm serving the progressive community, is hiring an Associate. This role has the opportunity to be based in DC or embedded on one of our campaign accounts. This position will report to the Compliance Director and will be responsible for general bookkeeping and maintaining the compliance database for our clients. Duties include:

  • Process campaign contributions into compliance database and screening for compliance issues
  • Reconcile bank accounts, reconcile book balance to reporting balance
  • Generate simplified income and expense reports as needed
  • Track and process expenses for campaign
  • Interact with vendors and maintain vendor files including insurance files
  • Correspond with vendors and donors on client’s behalf

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prior experience with political organizations
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years’ campaign experience, experience with state or federal campaign finance law compliance preferred
  • Experience in Excel
  • Knowledge of compliance database software, NGP preferred
  • Experienced in use of internet, social media and online search engines
  • Excellent communications skills required, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing demands
  • Ability to be dynamic and adapt to meet the organization’s changing needs
  • Must be ethical and value integrity, be able to pass a background check
  • Enjoy working closely with others of diverse backgrounds and personalities.
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