Senior Tax Accountant

Taxation Department
Full-time on-site
Salem, Oregon
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Our senior tax accountants oversee the review & completion of federal & state individual, business, exempt & fiduciary tax returns. In addition to providing expert technical support, senior staff plays a vital role in the development of junior tax staff. Senior staff members are given significant flexibility to manage their own clients, and are considered first-in-line for partner track.

Brenner provides all of our tax staff with industry-leading tax preparation & research software to ensure you have the necessary tools at your disposal, and are able to keep up with the changing tax law.


  • Review income tax returns, efficiently identifying potential issues.
  • Support junior staff members by providing constructive feedback, and suggested areas for improvement.
  • Prepare multiple-scenario tax projections, and clearly present them to clients.
  • Manage client relationships, working directly with the partners to ensure all client needs are met.
  • Continue building upon your technical tax knowledge, and develop specific expertise as needed.
  • Develop internal relationships to foster a culture of collaboration.
  • Provide exceptional client service when called upon.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 7+ years of tax write-up and/or review experience.
  • 5+ years managing client relationships.
  • Exceptional written & oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional organizational skills & attention to detail.
  • Able to manage priorities when simultaneously managing several projects.
  • Experience in a paperless work environment.
  • Able to work overtime during tax season as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of tax write-up and/or review experience.
  • Proficient with Adobe Acrobat, or a similar PDF manipulation software.
  • Familiar with Lacerte tax preparation software.
  • Familiar with CCH Engagement, and the Engagement Trial Balance utility.