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Temporary Administrative Tax Assistant



San Ramon, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm, helping clients to Be in a Position of StrengthSM in today’s modern business landscape. Withum empowers clients with innovative tools and solutions to address their accounting, tax, and overall business management needs. Withum is a place where talent thrives. We recruit only the best and brightest people, with a genuine passion for the business.

This position is for the Fall 2024 tax busy season from mid-August 2024 through October 16th, 2024. This will be fully onsite daily in Withum’s San Ramon, CA office location. This person will be responsible for providing a broad spectrum of support to the tax department in a fast-paced, challenging and rewarding environment. Requirements include people, communication, organizational, technical, and processing skills, as well as the ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Applicants are expected to be on site in the office and need to thrive in a collaborative work environment. There will be roles available in each office location noted above.

This will also include weekends (Saturdays or Sundays) around deadline dates.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Process, assemble and delivery of tax returns, extensions, and estimates
  • Flexibility to work additional hours during peak periods
  • Scanning and/or download of client documents via firm software
  • Work independently and collaboratively to ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of workflows to meet deadlines
  • Be a positive team player for the tax administrative team and tax department


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in business, accounting, or related field
  • Experience in tax administrative support work, office practices and administrative procedures
  • Tech savvy with the ability and desire to embrace necessary software applications
  • Proven ability to work in a high-volume, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment while maintaining a sense of calm and humor
  • Superior organizational, multi-tasking and follow-through skills with strong attention given to details and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with all Microsoft applications
  • Open to constructive feedback and on-going self-improvement


  • Experience with the following software programs a plus:
    • CCH Access (“XCM”)
    • GoSystem tax software
    • SurePrep/TaxCaddy
    • Box
    • SafeSend
    • Microsoft 365

The compensation for this position ranges from $24.00 – $25.00 per hour. In addition to the base compensation, Withum offers a competitive benefits package and bonus program (for eligible roles) based on individual and firm performance. Final offer amounts are based on multiple factors such as the specific role, hiring location, as well as the individual’s skills, experience and qualifications. For additional information on our benefits, visit our website at https://www.withum.com/careers/.

WithumSmith+Brown, PC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, (including pregnancy), genetic information, marital status, domestic partnership status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, weight, height, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.