Join a team focused on the success of our customers, the success of our communities, and the success of each other. Farm Credit East is the leading provider of loans and financial accounting services to farmers, foresters, fishermen, and agricultural business owners across the northeast with over $6 billion in loan volume and over $25 million in financial accounting service revenue generated annually. When you pursue a career with Farm Credit East, you have the opportunity to positively impact the families and businesses that drive the Northeast economy.
As a Tax Specialist, you exhibit both strong customer relationship and technical skills in the areas of farm accounting and farm income taxation. Exceeding branch revenue goals and generating new business are keys for the position’s success. The Tax Specialist
is dedicated to finding creative solutions to meet customer needs and consistently generates superior results in terms of both quantity and quality of services provided to customers. A thorough understanding of Farm Credit East's products and services is required
in order to provide the best solution to each customer's unique needs.
The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in taxation and accounting. Experience with CCH Tax programs is a plus. The successful candidate will possess critical technical, customer relationship, and leadership skills.
Counties Served: New York Counties: Albany, Columbia, Duchess, Greene, Putnam, Rensselaer.
Connecticut Counties: Litchfield;
Massachusetts Counties: Berkshire
Area: The branch is located in a suburban area, with rural communities and urban amenities conveniently located nearby.
Types of Businesses: The branch’s agriculture is diverse, including dairy, fruit, livestock, and cash crops. Farm related businesses are also within Claverack’s target market.
A Bachelor's degree in accounting, business, agricultural economics, or a related field is required. IRS Enrolled Agent designation; CPA designation preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. The ability to travel throughout Farm Credit East's territory is required. You will be expected to take and pass Farm Credit's Farm Tax Accreditation Program within first year of hire.
Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual's qualifications for a specific job opening.
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