Tax Paraprofessional—Account Resolution Coordinator

Job title: Tax Paraprofessional—Account Resolution Coordinator

Company: CliftonLarsonAllen

Job description: At CLA we create opportunities!

We are currently recruiting a Tax Paraprofessional—Account Resolution Coordinator. This opportunity can be located in Orlando, Phoenix, Texas, Minneapolis, or Washington DC.

About CLA, THE Career – Building firm:

CLA exists for one reason: to create opportunities for our clients, our people, and our communities.

As a premier professional services provider to privately held businesses and their owners, we provide a wide array of solutions to advance our clients success and create uncommon careers for our people.

Our market differentiators include deep industry specialization, three integrated businesses working together, 1) Audit, Tax & Consulting, 2) Wealth Advisory and 3) Outsourcing, and phenomenal opportunities for our employees to build their careers and marketplace value, including unmatched career choice, flexibility and mobility.

This is THE Career – Building opportunity for you!

This is a GREAT opportunity for an experienced candidate looking for a career that includes:

  • The opportunity to make a significant impact with a growing Top 10 firm.
  • Joining a talented team and a firm that is committed to knowing you and helping you create opportunities for your career. We Promise to Know You and to Help You – this is the CLA Promise. Learn more about CLA and the CLA Promise
  • Work that is both meaningful and highly visible.
  • Thriving in an entrepreneurial environment that offers autonomy and encouragement to move great ideas forward. Check out CLA’s Accelerator
  • Joining a firm that is leading by tax, investing significant focus and resources to nation-wide tax initiatives.

What you will do as a Tax Paraprofessional—Account Resolution Coordinator:

The Account Resolution Coordinator is a tax paraprofessional that supports client-relationship professionals with tax controversy issues (notice resolution, penalty relief and collections) on behalf of clients. This role involves contacting the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities, corresponding on various tax account and collection issues, and preparing penalty abatement and relief requests.

The Account Resolution Coordinator will be expected to support the Managing Principal of Tax Quality, tax controversy attorneys, and National Tax Office professionals on other projects as workloads permit. These projects could include IRS examinations and appeals, installment agreements, offers in compromise, litigation support and general firm-wide projects and initiatives.

S/he will work closely with regional teams to promote the development and standardization of controversy-related policies, procedures and resources. S/he will also assist with drafting internal articles/blogs/communications and developing tax quality training for CLA professionals.

Your qualifications include:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field, or equivalent experience


  • 20+ years of experience in tax advocacy, examination, controversy or account resolution
  • Experience in an accounting or law firm, IRS Chief Counsel’s office or Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) preferred


  • Superior ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on organization and detail
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and shift priorities based on incoming tasks
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to identify questions not asked including those affecting overall client results and firm risk
  • Superior ability to work and collaborate with others


  • CPA or Enrolled Agent certification required within 6 months of hire


CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location: Arlington, VA

Job date: Sun, 17 Apr 2022 07:11:08 GMT

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