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Industry: Professional

Company: EOS Accountants LLP

Payroll Staff Accountant – REMOTE POSITION

Full-Time (40 hrs) / Exempt

Position Description:

The role of Payroll Staff is to assist with preparation of individual income tax returns, as well as payroll processing on behalf of clients. Payroll Staff are an important part of the engagement team and will have contact and interactions with the client.


  • Prepare and file 1040 tax returns and other tax forms
  • Prepare tax equalization calculation
  • Assist in responding to notices and act as client representative with tax authorities
  • Conduct gross up computation for expatriates
  • Maintain payroll operation by collecting and entering data
  • Review payroll reporting and withholdings for wages for accuracy
  • Develop and maintain relationship with clients
  • Communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing, to build business relationships.
  • Demonstrate broad, in-depth understanding of tax concepts, actively pursue increased tax knowledge through client assignments, and keep abreast of current tax developments.
  • Work on multiple tax engagements simultaneously and manage time and work effectively.
  • Use communication and people skills to work collaboratively within a diverse team environment and effectively communicate with peers, supervisors, and clients to foster positive working relationships.
  • Understand and use various software applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, tax preparation software, etc.) to perform day-to-day functions.


To qualify, candidate must have:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, or a payroll concentration within an accounting program from an accredited college/university.
  • A CPA or EA license, or qualified candidate to sit for the CPA exam
  • Strong tax accounting and analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills: proficiency in tax accounting software, Excel, Word.
  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills.
  • Business level proficiency in English required – Dual business level proficiency in Japanese required.
  • Detail-oriented and able to multi-task.


  • Teleworking
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid sick and vacation time
  • Paid volunteer time off / Matching Donations
  • Referral bonus program
  • CPA/EA license incentives and professional membership reimbursements

Note: Benefits may vary depending on specific employment terms

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