Careers

Career Opportunities

Tax Advisor

/ by: Glenmede/ Location: Philadelphia

Founded in 1956 by the Pew family to manage their charitable assets, Glenmede is among the nation's leading investment and wealth management firms. The company oversees $43.6 billion of assets under management for high-net-worth individuals, families, family offices, endowment, foundation and institutional clients. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the firm has offices in Delaware, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pittsburgh and Washington, DC. For further information, please visit http://www.glenmede.com.

This position will operate in a hybrid work environment, 2-3 days per week in the office (Philadelphia, PA).

Overview:
The primary function of a Tax Advisor is to give tax advice, prepare tax returns, and provide relevant tax information needed to serve Glenmede’s clients. The Tax Advisor in this position will have responsibility for return preparation for numerous individuals, business entities, and entrepreneurial clients. In addition to the preparation of income tax returns, this may include filing responsibilities for household employees, and managing other tax issues faced by high-net-worth clients.

Responsibilities:
Tax preparation. Prepare Federal and State Tax Returns for the following: Individual, Partnership, S Corporation, and Gift. Participate in peer review of Federal and State returns prepared by other department members. Provide timely and proactive planning advice to clients. Monitor changes in tax laws for all accounts and notify impacted parties. Occasional overtime work required throughout the year. Extensive overtime required during tax season.

Client service. Act as an initial point of contact for tax inquiries. Work closely with other members of the firm to best meet our client’s needs. Respond to tax authority notices on behalf of clients including handling of tax audits.

Firm Building. Develop a strong knowledge of Tax functions, policies, procedures, and best practices. Participate in special projects and identify process improvements. Contribute to department talent through in-house training sessions. Mentor and advise junior staff. Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required qualifications:
Bachelor degree required
An accountant with four to seven years’ experience in preparation of individual income tax returns for high-net-worth individuals.
Preferred Qualifications:
CPA with Masters in Tax preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to explain tax concepts to clients and others in a clear and intelligent manner
Excellent knowledge of technology with emphasis on spreadsheet, word processing, and tax preparation software (Excel and MS Word required, CCH ProSystem a plus)
Ability to handle a wide variety of activities under significant pressure
Ability to interact politely and effectively with high-net-worth clients, attorneys, CPAs and co-workers
Glenmede requires our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law. If you are hired, we will require that you either: 1) prove that you received your Covid-19 vaccine; or 2) obtain approval for a reasonable accommodation based on a sincerely-held religious belief or disability.

Glenmede is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Glenmede is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. All employment decisions at Glenmede are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications in full compliance with all local, state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religious creed or belief, national origin, citizenship status, ethnicity, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, HIV Status, sex including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or medical conditions related to breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression including a person’s actual or perceived gender-related self-image, appearance, behavior, expression, or other gender-related characteristic, regardless of the sex assigned to that person at birth, sexual and reproductive health decisions, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, alienage or citizenship status, family medical history (including pregnancy), genetic information or characteristic, family or parental status, caregiver status, status as a victim of domestic violence, an individual’s status as having a known relationship or association with a member or members of a protected category, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Glenmede will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

** We are not seeking agency assistance with this role. No agencies, third parties, or phone calls, please. Glenmede is not accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Glenmede via-email, the Internet, or directly without a valid written search agreement will be deemed the sole property of Glenmede, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Glenmede.

STAFF ACCOUNTANT

/ by: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission/ Location: Washington, DC

Division of Corporation Finance - Disclosure Review Program
The Division of Corporation Finance (CF) is seeking talented candidates to serve as a Staff Accountant in the Disclosure Review Program (DRP). This position is located in Washington, DC and open to US Citizens.

Duties include:
• Review disclosures made in registration statements filed in connection with initial public offerings and other securities offerings as well as annual, quarterly, and other reports;
• Identify, analyze, and resolve complex accounting and reporting issues facing public companies in and across a variety of industries;
• Research and provide interpretation of accounting regulations, statutes, executive orders, and agency directives;
• Draft and edit precise and well-organized documents, such as examination reports and letters detailing findings;
• Work directly with corporate officers, underwriters, public accounting firms and counsel, and other Division and Commission staff members, and;
• Work collaboratively and flexibly with other team members to accomplish work and support the organizational mission.

Qualifications
All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of this announcement.

Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

BASIC REQUIREMENT:

A. Degree: accounting; or a degree in a related field such as business administration, finance, or public administration that included or was supplemented by 24 semester hours in accounting. The 24 hours may include up to 6 hours of credit in business law. (The term "accounting" means "accounting and/or auditing" in this standard. Similarly, "accountant" should be interpreted, generally, as "accountant and/or auditor.")

OR

B. Combination of education and experience -- at least four (4) years of experience in accounting, or an equivalent combination of accounting experience, college-level education, and training that provided professional accounting knowledge. The applicant's background must include ONE of the following:

-- 24 semester hours in accounting or auditing courses of appropriate type and quality. This can include up to 6 semester hours of business law;

-- A certificate as Certified Public Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor, obtained through written examination; or

-- Completion of the requirements for a degree that included substantial coursework in accounting or auditing, e.g., 15 semester hours, but that does not fully satisfy the 24 semester hours requirement in paragraph A, provided that (a) the applicant has successfully worked at the full performance level in accounting, auditing, or a related field, e.g., valuation engineering or financial institution examining; (b) a panel of at least two higher level professional accountants or auditors has determined that the applicant has demonstrated a good knowledge of accounting and of related and underlying fields that equals in breadth, depth, currency, and level of advancement that which is normally associated with successful completion of the four-year course of study described in paragraph A; and (c) except for literal non-conformance to the requirement for 24 semester hours in accounting, the applicant's education, training, and experience fully meet the specified requirements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.

SK-13: Applicant must have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS/SK-12 level
that includes the following: 1) independently preparing, reviewing, or auditing financial statements included in public company SEC filings; and 2) knowledge of accounting and financial reporting requirements such as those related to Securities and Exchange Commission rules and regulations, U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board, and other interpretative regulatory documents; and 3) recommending the resolution of accounting and/or financial reporting issues.

***This is an open-continuous announcement, positions will be filled as they become available. There will be multiple cut-off dates used to consider applications for referral to the selecting official. Cut-offs will occur every 30 days until the closing date of this announcement.***
Education
You MUST provide transcripts or other documentation to support your educational claims. Unless otherwise stated: (1) official or unofficial transcripts are acceptable, or (2) you may submit a list with all of your courses, grades, semester, year, and credit for the course. All materials must be submitted by the closing date of the announcement.

PASS/FAIL COURSES: If more than 10 percent of your undergraduate course work (credit hours) were taken on a pass/fail basis, your claim of superior academic achievement must be based upon class standing or membership in an honor society.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: If you are using education completed in foreign colleges or universities to meet the qualification requirements, you must show the education credentials have been evaluated by a private organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign education programs and such education has been deemed equivalent to that gained in an accredited U.S. education program; or full credit has been given for the courses at a U.S. accredited college or university. For further information, visit: http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ous/international/usnei/us/edlite-visitus-forrecog.html

Accountant

/ by: Foresight Solutions LLC/ Location: Wilmington

Seeking accountant with at least five years of experience and a CPA for position with local accounting firm in northern Wilmington area. Responsibilities include preparing tax returns for individual and business clients, including non-for-profit, and for estates/trusts; providing tax planning services, including running projections; preparing estimates and filing extensions; performing accounting and bookkeeping functions, including bill payment and reconciliation.