Job Description

CornerStone Professional Placement is seeking a Public Accountant to join a successful public accounting firm in Tempe, AZ. As the Public Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing and reviewing financial statements and tax returns, assisting clients with payroll, ensuring compliance with GAAP, local, state, and federal tax laws, and building strong client relationships.


Public Accountant

City: Tempe

State: Arizona

Zip: 85282


Responsibilities of the Public Accountant:

·        Prepare and review a variety of tax documents, including 1040s, 1041, 1120S, and 1120

·        Provide expert assistance to clients with payroll and related financial matters

·        Perform accounting reconciliation and ensure financial accuracy

·        Review financial statements and offer strategic insights

·        Maintain a strong understanding of evolving tax regulations and compliance practices


Qualifications for the Public Accountant:

·        Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related fields

·        3+ years of public accounting experience, including tax preparation

·        Active AZ CPA License strongly preferred

·        Lacert, QuickBooks, and Creative Solutions software experience preferred


Compensation for the Public Accountant:

·        Direct Hire

·        Hours: Mon-Fri 7a-4p, OT required during tax season, half day Fridays during summer months

·        Salary: $75-125k/year (DOE)

·        Benefits: United Healthcare Medical and Vision (2 plan options) - Employer pays $550 towards premium, Safe Harbor 401K w/ 3% match after 1 year, paid holidays, PTO


Application Instructions

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