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Tax Staff – Marcum Accountants

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Marcum LLP offers a great career with exceptional benefits.


There’s a lot to think about when it comes to launching your career. At Marcum, we offer you a world of opportunity, a highly competitive salary, exceptional benefits, flexible work options, and industry-leading technology, all within an environment that values your contributions and supports your professional growth.


At Marcum, eligible associates receive a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and transit benefits, as well as paid time off, a 401(k) plan with an employer contribution, and a profit sharing plan.



We are currently searching for a Staff Accountant to join our Tax Department in January of 2024.


Summary of Responsibilities:

The Staff Accountant should begin developing productive working relationships with client personnel and be motivated to perform work assigned by senior staff, managers and partners. May lead one or more staff, instruct them in work to be performed, review the work completed and direct necessary revisions. Staff Accountants should have an understanding of Marcum’s service offerings. Staff Accountants will have a willingness to learn and ask questions of peers and supervisors. Actively seeks/encourages team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to apply the firm’s services.


Essential Functions:

  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Directs and instructs staff interns and paraprofessionals, where applicable, in work to be performed.
  • Prepares routine correspondence to client for approval and signature of a partner; writes comments for management letters.
  • Have working knowledge of financial statements (Income, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows).
  • Ability to make trial balance and adjustments.
  • Ability to agree sub ledger to trial balance.
  • Perform account analysis.
  • Ability to run and understand spreadsheets.
  • Fosters an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment.
  • Contributes ideas/opinions to the client teams and others and listens/responds to other team members’ views.
  • Uses technology to continually learn, shares knowledge with team members, and enhances service delivery.
  • Maintains an educational program to continually develop skills.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Required

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting, and/or an undergraduate or graduate degree with sufficient course work to achieve CPA certification upon passing the examination.
  • Either hold a current and valid CPA license, or be working toward obtaining the license by taking and passing the applicable state CPA examination.
  • 0-1 years of experience working for a public accounting firm, or related business/industry experience to meet special needs.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Integrity within a professional environment.
  • Understanding of tax concepts and application to client situations.


Other Responsibilities

  • Prepares other reports and performs projects and duties as may be assigned.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent same day travel for work at client’s offices, meetings and seminars using a personal vehicle.
  • Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients, meetings or seminars using personal vehicle.
  • Occasional overtime work required throughout the year. Heavy overtime work required from January to April 15; may be in excess of 55 hours per week.

Only applicants of interest will be contacted.



Marcum LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Marcum LLP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.













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Job Category: Accounting/Finance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Northeast Ohio

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