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Tax & Accounting Director - Professional Services (Hybrid, Kirkland WA)

Company: Formations Corp
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Formations is a Seattle-based startup reimagining financial management for self-employed professionals. If you've ever run your own business or know someone who has, then you know it's challenging enough without the added pressure of having to become an expert in taxes, accounting, and financial planning.Instead of being rewarded for taking the entrepreneurial risk of striking out on their own, the independent workforce in the U.S. forgoes almost all the benefits afforded to full-time corporate employees and gets hit with a self-employment tax to boot. That's where we come in.Formations is developing the first comprehensive predictive tax management product to automate business incorporation, expense tracking, payroll, and benefit allocations. With our technology and team of experts by their side, self-employed professionals will have the playbook and tools needed to focus on growing their business while saving thousands on annual taxes, achieving financial well-being, and securing their futures through better financial decision making.To better service our "business of one" customers, we are looking for someone to join us as we create a professional services team that will offer premium tax and accounting advisory services that augment our core technology led offering. We are looking for someone who understands big picture financials for high-net-worth individuals - real estate, debt, investing, retirement and more.This is a rare opportunity to be able to build and lead a new function within Formations. This group will sit within our Customer Success organization and will work cross-functionally with CSMs, Sales, Product and Marketing and with our top-tier tax and accounting team. We will want you to set the direction, tone and course as we create packages that are valuable, drive engagement and make our customer sticky. Our customers are hungry for more and we want to give it to them to help them achieve their financial goals.Additionally, this role will be one of our chief educators on tax concepts both internally and externally. Help grow and level up of team and dazzle our customers with knowledge and advice.Responsibilities:

  • Create and facilitate the execution of professional services packages
  • Own a revenue goal
  • Advising customers on tax strategies
  • Customer facing position that utilizes tax and accounting knowledge to answer internal and external questions with a goal of providing quality customer experiences.
  • Manage and grow our talented team
  • Oversee the calculation and analysis of proprietary tax strategies for clients
  • Partner with sales and CSMs to sell packages to new and existing customers
  • Recognize, research, document and resolve tax issues
  • Ability to coordinate and accomplish tasks with remote professionals and team membersQualifications:Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field requiredMinimum of 8 years of related experienceCPA/EA preferredProficient in S- crop, and HNW IndividualsExcellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skillsStrong organizational skills required for managing multiple client engagementsProficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)2 years of supervising and training experience a plus -OTE: between $160K-$180K (NO cap revenue share) - -About Formations Corp

    Founded in 2019, Formations Corp is a FinTech startup based in Bellevue, WA. We're on a mission to help self-employed individuals maximize their financial and personal well-being.

    Self-employed owners start their businesses to focus on their clients and their impact, not to spend half their days pouring over their books and stressing about taxes. Formations wants to give our customers the time and peace of mind to do what they do best - and to help them earn the most for it. This means we do all the back-of-the-house financial work to maximize our customers' business health and compliance, tax savings, retirement benefits, and peace of mind.

    This full-time position offers a competitive base salary and and full benefits package:

    • We go above and beyond in our commitment to our staff's health, well-being, and happiness by also offering flexible paid time away from work
    • Medical, dental vision
    • Generous parental leave
    • Life insurance
    • 401K plan including employer matching.Plan matches 100% of an employee's contributions up to 4% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
    • Equity- Formations offer every EE to be an owner. As such we grant every new hire an equity package our very generous equity plan is vested over standard 4 years
    • Formations encourages employees to give back with paid volunteer time of up to 16 hours a year.
    • Adopting a flexible-hybrid approach means that there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution but rather a highly adjustable and personal model that can take various shapes and forms
    • Positive and collaborative culture
    • Opportunity to influence the shape of the company

      Formations Corp is an equal opportunity employer.

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