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Senior Tax Accountant


 “Quality service through our commitment to staff and clients.”

Senior Tax Accountant – Madison, WI

Johnson Block and Company has an exciting career opportunity available in our Madison, Wisconsin office. We are seeking experienced team members who pride themselves on quality work. You will work closely with managers and partners to help support our clients, and identify and seize new business opportunities. This is an outstanding opportunity to develop professionally through exposure to all facets of planning, compliance, research, and individual and business consulting of our diverse and growing practice. We work hard in service to the company and our clients while allowing ourselves to live balanced, well-rounded lives. Why not join a smaller CPA firm and enjoy a long career in public accounting?

Major Responsibilities Include:

  • Prepare and review business (including 1120, 1120S and 1065) and individual income tax returns to satisfy compliance requirements and support effective business planning.
  • Prepare and review timely and accurate financial statements to enable effective, timely and informed decision-making.
  • Provide clients with QuickBooks consulting.
  • Prepare and review quarterly and year-end tax reports (including 940, 941, 1099, W-2, W-3).
  • Process client payrolls.
  • Establish and maintain effective client relationships through regular communications, including on-site visits.
  • Conduct tax research using Checkpoint and Intelliconnect research tools and convey information to clients.
  • Mentor and train entry-level staff and interns by providing guidance and serving as a professional role model.


Our Requirements

Education / Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Must be CPA eligible.
  • CPA certification is recommended, but not required.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent team skills, positive attitude, and high ethical standards.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline driven environment.
  • Commitment to quality and timely completion of work.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office and various tax and accounting software including CCH products, QuickBooks products, and research tools.


Johnson Block and Company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Flexible work scheduling
  • Health, Dental, Life, Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Continuing Professional Education
  • Bonus upon passing CPA exam
  • Client referral commissions
  • Paid holiday, vacation, sick and volunteer time
  • Paid professional organization and service club dues
  • Casual dress code

How to Apply:  Email your cover letter and resume to careers@johnsonblock.com