Lighthouse Accounting Group LLC Senior Accountant Eureka, CA · Remote · Full time

Seeking a senior level accounting professional!


This is the working lead and/or advanced specialist level in the professional accountant series. Incumbents in this class exercise a high degree of independent judgment on diverse and specialized projects and have significant accountability and ongoing decision-making associated with their work. This class reports directly to the AVP, Accounting Services and is responsible for assisting in overall departmental administration. Incumbent is an “independent accountant” primarily managing assigned client relationships and supporting senior management with special projects as necessary.


This position works independently within our operations department and is an integral part of managing our clients. You will work alongside a team of like-minded individuals managing the following day to day responsibilities:

• Manage 30-275 client relationships

• Accurately prepare individual (1040) and business tax returns (1120, 1120S, 1065) and associated schedules and financial statements with minimal supervision

• Interact with business owners, providing them high-level insights and advanced analysis on their business’s financials and performance

• Present timely reports to clients & Lighthouse Accounting Group Executive Leadership for review

• Review client workflow and business operations and make technology and app recommendations to increase efficiencies

• Strong financial analytic skills

• Ability to reconcile tax returns to books and records

• Ability to complete back work projects in an efficient, timely manner

• Serve clients a subject matter expert for all issues relevant to services offered by Lighthouse Accounting Group

Qualifications for Senior Accountant:

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Enrolled Agent (EA)

• Minimum of 4 years experience in accounting or related field

• QuickBooks ProAdvisor Certification

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• BS/MS in accounting or related field

Gets You To The Top Of The List:

• Audit experience

• Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)

• Cloud-based accounting experience

• Public accounting experience

• Business sales tax experience


$70,000 - $100,000 per year