CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Dansa D’Arata Soucia is always looking for the best and the brightest individuals to join our team of professionals. Our management style and entrepreneurial atmosphere give individuals a genuine opportunity for achievement and recognition. When you are working with our clients, you are on a team with high performance professionals — many of whom are considered experts in their fields. Working closely with other talented individuals gives you the opportunity to learn hands on, helping you grow into an experienced business advisor. Our partners and managers are always available for questions and are happy to share their wealth of knowledge from years of practical experience.

Our goal is to furnish our people with the tools and training needed to succeed and advance within the firm. We provide comprehensive educational programs presented by the firm and outside organizations. We offer an extensive continuing professional education (CPE) program to ensure that our professionals get the necessary educational hours each year to meet requirements. Training includes a mix of in-house and external seminars, conferences, webinars and most importantly, practical on-the-job training. Training is both formal and informal to help you gain the skills that you need to handle different business environments.

Active participation in professional and civic groups is strongly encouraged. Many of the principals and managers at the firm are involved in the community and serve as directors on various professional, civic and charitable boards. Getting involved provides networking opportunities with individuals in other businesses and also allows us to give back to the community.

We are always looking for entry-level and experienced professionals to join our team. We have the following career opportunities available:

SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT

Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP is a leading regional public accounting firm, located in the heart of downtown Buffalo, NY. Our firm is known for providing exceptional service to our clientele who are diverse in both industry and complexity. The ongoing success of the firm is dependent on the quality of the employees that represent the firm. Driven by the growth of the firm’s client base, we are continuously looking for quality candidates and are currently looking to hire a Senior Tax Accountant to join our team!

Summary:

We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant in our Tax Department. As a Senior Accountant for our firm, you will have the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of a client’s business, thus allowing you and your team members to deliver timely, high-quality service to the client that meets or exceeds their expectations. In addition, Senior Accountants are encouraged and rewarded for recognizing opportunities to increase the level and type of services our clients would find beneficial.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in accounting, business administration or economics or a have met the minimum education requirements to obtain a New York State CPA license.
  • CPA certification or demonstrated progress toward obtaining CPA certification
  • Minimum 2 years of public accounting experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Maintains exceptional customer service skills and the ability to form effective working relationships with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance services.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to recognize opportunities to provide new and innovative service to clients
  • Self-starter with the ability to handle and manage multiple priorities
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Additional professional designations, such as CFE, CVA, etc. are a plus
    • Tax Specific

    • Minimum 3 years of tax experience in a public accounting firm or equivalent experience
    • Ability to prepare and/or review complex business and individual tax returns.
    • Ability to identify and research tax issues, develop resolutions, and prepare written conclusions.
    • Experience with developing, training and mentoring of staff and interns.
    • Experience with tax research software
    • Experience with UltraTax CS is a plus

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Opportunity to earn bonus based on production and new business generation
    • 401k with guaranteed employer contribution
    • Discretionary Profit Sharing
    • Firm paid life and long-term disability insurance
    • Health Insurance with employer contribution (10+ plans to choose from with HSA compatible options)
    • Voluntary Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Covered Parking
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Accessibility to work remotely
    • License & Association Memberships dues paid
    • CPE provided

    If you are interested in starting your career with us at Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP submit your resume below. Please reference “Senior Tax Accountant” in the email subject line.  If you are unable to submit your resume using the button below, you can email your resume directly to resumes@darata.com.

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP  is an equal opportunity employer and, in accordance with all applicable laws, prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees based on race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital status, citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military status, predisposing or genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

     

    STAFF TAX ACCOUNTANT

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP is a leading regional public accounting firm, located in the heart of downtown Buffalo, NY. Our firm is known for providing exceptional service to our clientele who are diverse in both industry and complexity. The ongoing success of the firm is dependent on the quality of the employees that represent the firm. Driven by the growth of the firm’s client base, we are continuously looking for quality candidates and are currently looking to hire Staff Accountants to join our team!

    Summary:

    Staff accountants are an integral part of our service team and are exposes to all areas of client service including assisting in the audit, tax and consulting departments of the firm.  We take the training and development of our staff very seriously and are committed to providing exciting and rewarding career paths for advancement for all employees.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Must have a Master’s degree in accounting, business administration or economics or have met the minimum education requirements to obtain a New York State CPA license.
    • Must be committed to obtaining CPA license within 24 months of being hired.
    • Must be self-motivated and hard working.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must have experience with basic information technology software including Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and basic tax preparation software.
    • Must be detail oriented and open to following direction from supervisors

     Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Opportunity to earn bonus based on production and new business generation
    • 401k with guaranteed employer contribution
    • Discretionary Profit Sharing
    • Firm paid life and long-term disability insurance
    • Health Insurance with employer contribution (10+ plans to choose from with HSA compatible options)
    • Voluntary Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Covered Parking
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Accessibility to work remotely
    • License & Association Memberships dues paid
    • CPE provided

    If you are interested in starting your career with us at Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP submit your resume below. Please reference “Staff Tax Accountant” in the email subject line.  If you are unable to submit your resume using the button below, you can email your resume directly to resumes@darata.com.

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP  is an equal opportunity employer and, in accordance with all applicable laws, prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees based on race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital status, citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military status, predisposing or genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

     

    BOOKKEEPER

    Summary:

    We are currently looking for an experienced full-time bookkeeper. Job responsibilities include maintaining records of financial transactions by establishing accounts; posting transactions; and creating financial statements. The ideal candidate will be well organized and comfortable dealing with financial data. This individual will be responsible for overseeing the accounts payable and receivable, processing payroll and conducting other tasks related to finance. They should be excellent at recording data and have an ability to product clear financial reports.

    Responsibilities:

    • Record financial transactions and from that information, create financial reports.
    • Post information to accounting journals and software from source documents.
    • Reconcile accounts to ensure accuracy.
    • Maintain and balance general ledgers by preparing trial balances and reconciling entries.
    • Prepare financial statements by collecting, analyzing and summarizing account information.
    • Provide clerical and administrative support to management as requested.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
    • 3+ years of experience in related field
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite products and QuickBooks
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills
    • Data Entry Skills with emphasis on being both thorough and detail oriented
    • Ability to Multi-Task
    • Respectful and mindful of client confidentiality

    Benefits:

    • Competitive Salary
    • Opportunity to earn bonus based on production and new business generation
    • 401k with guaranteed employer contribution
    • Discretionary Profit Sharing
    • Firm paid life and long-term disability insurance
    • Health Insurance with employer contribution (10+ plans to choose from with HSA compatible options)
    • Voluntary Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Covered Parking
    • Flexible work schedule
    • Accessibility to work remotely
    • License & Association Memberships dues paid
    • CPE provided

    If you are interested in starting your career with us at Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP submit your resume below. Please reference “Bookkeeper” in the email subject line.  If you are unable to submit your resume using the button below, you can email your resume directly to resumes@darata.com.

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP  is an equal opportunity employer and, in accordance with all applicable laws, prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees based on race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital status, citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military status, predisposing or genetic information, or any other category protected by law.

     

    INTERNSHIPS

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP is proud of its exceptional internship program, which is one of the best among local accounting firms. We work with all local universities and colleges to attract talented self-motivated students and recent graduates for participation in our paid internship program. Our internship program allows students to obtain real work experience with the potential for permanent employment.

    We are currently looking to provide a part time internship opportunity to 4th or 5th year accounting students, enrolled in an accredited accounting program, who are interested in a career in public accounting. This position will be available from January – April 2021.

    As part of the internship experience with Dansa D’Arata Soucia each intern is provided:

    • Special training designed specifically for the internship program
    • An assigned mentor who is typically a permanent employee of the firm who recently went through our internship program
    • A flexible work schedule (minimum of 20 hours per week is required)
    • Scheduled formal feedback on a weekly basis
    • Real work experience in the area or tax return preparation

    If you are interested in starting your career with us at Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP submit your resume below. Please reference “Internship” in the email subject line.  If you are unable to submit your resume using the button below, you can email your resume directly to resumes@darata.com.

    Dansa D’Arata Soucia LLP  is an equal opportunity employer and, in accordance with all applicable laws, prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees based on race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age disability, marital status, citizenship status, domestic violence victim status, military status, predisposing or genetic information, or any other category protected by law.