Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth A. Penrose, CPA, LLC
Job Description
Elizabeth A. Penrose, CPA, LLC, a premier tax preparation and accounting firm located in McMinnville, Oregon is seeking an innovative and self-motivated administrative assistant to manage the front office and support our clients.  A strong administrative and some bookkeeping skillset is preferred; we will provide mentoring as appropriate.  This is a significant opportunity for the right person. 

The administrative assistant will be responsible for the following:
  1. Clerical duties – answer telephone, greet clients, assist clients with drop-off and pick-up of tax and accounting information.
  2. Client file setup and maintenance.
  3. Tax preparation assistance, which includes copying and collating of original tax documents and basic input of client tax data.  
  4. Assembly of tax and accounting projects for client pickup.
  5. Assistance with bookkeeping projects.
Requirements:
  1. Essential to the candidate will be:
    • Cheerful and helpful client interactions
    • Punctuality
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication
    • Self-motivated with a proficiency in time management and organization
    • One who takes initiative and problem solves 
  2. Associates degree helpful.
  3. Experience with accounting software a plus. 
  4. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Excel and Word. 
  5. Experience in a tax office and familiarity with tax return preparation a plus.
Benefits:
  1. Generous compensation, dependent on experience.
  2. Opportunities for flexible hours in the summer.
  3. Generous paid-time-off for holidays, sick-time and vacations.
     
We welcome those who have lost their job due to the vaccine mandate.
Please send your resume to:  opportunities@epenrose.com
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