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Philip Stein and Associates is the leading US tax accounting firm in Israel

 

Whether you’re just starting your career path or already have experience, Philip Stein and Associates has the tools to maximize your strengths and ensure you reach your full potential. The hybrid options and unique benefits we offer stem from our mission: We are all about the “How,” how we serve our clients, how we treat our employees, and how we master our competency in our field of expertise. We are values-driven; while growth and profit are critical to our existence as an organization, values are what sustain us.

 

Please apply for one of the open positions below to join our team. You can also reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

Manager-Individual Department

Location: [Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh] – [Full-time/Hybrid]

About the Role:

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Manager to join our vibrant team! In this role, you will:

 

  • Bring your 8+ years of US tax field experience and 3+ years of leadership expertise to guide and inspire our talented teams.
  • Oversee multiple teams, working closely with Team Leaders to ensure smooth workflow, effective communication, and efficient resource management.
  • Champion the professional development of team members, providing guidance and mentorship in a collaborative environment that encourages learning and growth.
  • Confidently handle clients of all complexity levels, offering expert advice and support to team members as they navigate complex cases.
  • Play a key role in strategic decision-making and planning, partnering with senior management to shape the future of our department.
  • Boost your department’s productivity and performance, monitoring progress and implementing measures to achieve team goals and targets.
  • Build and nurture high-level client relationships, addressing concerns and resolving issues while working to develop new business opportunities and expand our client base.
  • Collaborate with other Managers and organizational leaders to promote a cohesive, efficient, and goal-oriented work environment.

 

Additionally, we are proud to offer:

 

  • Flexible work arrangements with hybrid options.
  • Competitive compensation that reflects your experience and expertise.
  • Professional growth opportunities to help you advance your career.

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact and be part of a supportive and dynamic team. If you’re excited about leading with passion and driving success, apply today and join us on this exciting journey!



    Team Leader-Individual Department

    Location: [Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh] – [Full-time/Hybrid]

    About the Role:

    Ready to lead and inspire? We’re searching for a dynamic Team Leader to join our vibrant team! In this role, you will:

    • Leverage your 5+ years of experience in the U.S. tax field to handle clients of all complexity levels and support associates and senior associates with complex cases.
    • Provide leadership and coaching, creating an environment of trust, open communication, and creative thinking while ensuring your team has the necessary education and training.
    • Foster healthy group dynamics, striving for team consensus, resolving issues when necessary, and celebrating accomplishments.
    • Facilitate problem-solving and collaboration, ensuring discussions and decisions lead to successful task completion.
    • Oversee and manage team resources, coordinating space, equipment, communication lines, meetings, agendas, and deliverables.
    • Communicate team status, task accomplishments, and direction, providing status reports and escalating issues when necessary.
    • May include reviewing tax returns to ensure quality and compliance with applicable tax laws.
    • Alternatively, may include handling client intake, technical writing, and providing high-level consulting services

     

    Additionally, we are proud to offer:

     

    • Flexible work arrangements with hybrid options to suit your lifestyle.
    • Competitive compensation that reflects your experience and expertise.
    • Professional growth opportunities to help you advance your career.

     

    This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact and be part of a supportive and dynamic team. If you’re excited about leading with passion and driving success, apply today and join us on this exciting journey!



      Tax Reviewer-Individual Department

      Location: [Jerusalem, Beit Shemesh] – [Full-time/Hybrid/Remote]

       

      About the Role: We are seeking a proficient Tax Reviewer to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will:

       

      • Ensure quality and compliance by reviewing tax returns prepared by associates and senior associates to confirm they meet our high standards and comply with all applicable tax laws.
      • Demonstrate technical expertise by applying strong knowledge in individual tax returns and utilizing experience in partnerships and corporations.
      • Manage timelines efficiently by processing and reviewing tax returns within a given timeframe, demonstrating excellent time management and prioritization skills.
      • Handle complex cases by acting as a technical resource in resolving complex tax issues to ensure accurate and compliant resolutions.
      • Collaborate with our top-notch review team to maintain a consistent and streamlined review process and contribute to our positive environment.

       

      To thrive in this role, you should possess:

       

      • Experience in the U.S. tax field, strongly emphasizing individual tax returns and a specialty on cross-border tax issues.
      • Deep technical knowledge in U.S. taxation, particularly individual returns, with additional experience in partnerships and corporations being highly beneficial.

       

      Additionally, we are proud to offer:

       

      • A flexible work arrangement with hybrid, in-office, or remote work options to best suit your lifestyle and work preferences.
      • Competitive compensation reflective of your experience and expertise.
      • Professional growth opportunities to advance your career.

       

      Bonus if you have:

       

      • Specialized certifications such as a U.S. CPA license.
      • Fluent Hebrew.

       

      This role is an excellent opportunity to utilize your tax expertise in a supportive and dynamic environment. Apply today to make a significant impact at our firm!



        Senior U.S. Tax Associate--Individual Department

        We are in search of an accomplished U.S. Senior Tax Associate to augment our forward-thinking team. As a Senior Associate, your role will allow you to:

         

        • Directly manage an extensive client base, each presenting their own set of unique challenges and complexities.
        • Showcase your proficiency in handling diverse tax scenarios.
        • Expand your advanced technical acumen in the U.S. individual tax field.
        • Make pivotal decisions, demonstrating your ability to work both independently and with minimal supervision.
        • Mentor and nurture the professional development of junior associates, creating a supportive learning environment.
        • Collaborate with our enthusiastic team, bringing your leadership and expertise to the table

         

        To thrive in this role, you should possess:

         

        • 3-5 years of comprehensive experience in the U.S. individual tax field
        • Advanced technical proficiency and well-developed skills in U.S. taxation
        • Exceptional decision-making capabilities, demonstrating a level of confidence and experience that allows for critical, independent judgments.
        • Demonstrated mentorship or leadership skills, particularly in a tax environment.

         

        Additionally, we are proud to offer:

         

        • Flexible working hours
        • Hybrid working options, allowing for a blend of in-office and remote work.
        • A strong focus on work-life balance, making sure our employees can excel both professionally and personally.

         

        Bonus if you have:

         

        • A US CPA license
        • A high-level of Hebrew

         

        This is an outstanding opportunity to harness your skills, develop your career further, and make a substantial impact on both our team and your clients. Don’t miss out – apply today!



          U.S. Tax Associate--Individual Department

          We are seeking an experienced and dynamic U.S. Tax Associate to join our team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

           

          • Handle a robust client base of over 360 clients, each offering unique and exciting financial landscapes.
          • Tackle diverse types of tax scenarios.
          • Hone your technical prowess in the field of U.S. individual taxation
          • Collaborate with our dedicated and motivated team, learning from and contributing to our collective expertise.
          • Build relationships with clients, ensuring they receive the most comprehensive and accessible tax service.

           

          Additionally, we are proud to offer:

           

          • Flexible working hours
          • Hybrid working options, allowing for a blend of in-office and remote work.
          • A strong focus on work-life balance, making sure our employees can excel both professionally and personally.

           

          To be successful in this role, you should have:

           

          • 1-2 years of hands-on experience in the U.S. individual tax field
          • Solid technical knowledge of U.S. taxation
          • The capability to work autonomously while effectively seeking guidance for complex matters.
          • Strong interpersonal skills, allowing you to interface effectively with clients and coworkers.

           

          Bonus if you have:

          • A US CPA license
          • A high level of Hebrew

           

          This is an incredible opportunity to elevate your career, expand your taxation skills, and make a tangible difference for your clients. Don’t wait – apply now!



            Office Administrator-Maternity leave replacement (mid-August through January)

            We are looking for a native English speaker who is a fast learner to temporarily fill the Office Administrator role at our Beit Shemesh office. Below you’ll find more details of this multi-faceted position.

             

            What you’ll do:

            • Carry out receptionist duties such as: answering and directing phone calls, taking messages, sending and responding to emails, welcoming visitors, and directing them to the relevant office personnel.
            • Prepare mailings via the post office and Federal Express.
            • Handle the day-to-day needs of the office.
            • Maintain office inventory by coordinating with the Jerusalem branch office manager.
            • Track all purchases & save receipts (Excel & Monday).
            • Ongoing client communication and various customer services.
            • Assist office staff as needed.
            • Perform other related responsibilities as required.
            • Work Sunday to Thursday at the Beit Shemesh office. Minimum 7 hours a day.

             

            What you have:

            • English mother tongue level and Hebrew excellent level.
            • 2 or more years of administrative experience.
            • Proficiency with office management software like MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
            • High level of customer service and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
            • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
            • Ability to prioritize and manage time well.
            • Comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
            • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment.

             

            Bonus if you:

            • Have experience using Sharefile
            • Have U.S. tax knowledge



              Junior Associate Program--Individual Department (Currently Not Relevant)

              Are you driven to kickstart a successful career in the complex and rewarding field of U.S. taxes? At Philip Stein & Associates, we’re excited to invite you to our Junior Associate Program—an intensive, comprehensive, and supportive journey that will equip you with the essential skills to excel as a U.S. tax professional.

               

              Our February round of hiring is closed. Stay tuned for our next round!

               

              What We Offer:

               

               

              Thorough Training: Led by our experienced team, our program covers a wide array of topics, blending theoretical knowledge with practical exercises.

              Mentorship: Each junior associate will receive technical training and guidance from a dedicated mentor.

              Structured Growth: Our goal is to integrate you fully into the U.S. tax preparer role within one to two years, respecting your unique pace of growth and proficiency.

              Rewarding Compensation Package: While we invest in our Junior Associates, we don’t expect anyone to work for free.  Our Junior Program offers a competitive salary with clear paths forward to future growth.

              A Holistic Approach: Beyond technical tax training, our program encompasses:

               

               

              Communication Skills: Hone your ability to convey complex tax concepts clearly and confidently.

              Time Management: Master the art of efficient task organization.

              Client Relationship Skills: Learn to build and nurture valuable client relationships.

              Professional Conduct: Embrace the highest ethical standards in your work.

              Industry-Specific Knowledge: Stay up to date with the latest trends and regulations.

               

               

              Is This You? If you possess a love for numbers or have experience working with finances, we encourage you to take the first step towards an enriching career in U.S. taxes with us.

               

               

              Join us in shaping the future of U.S. tax services and unlock your potential in a supportive and professional environment.

              Why Choose Philip Stein & Associates?

               

              At Philip Stein and Associates, we take pride in nurturing talent and providing a platform for growth. Join our team to work on challenging projects, learn from industry experts, and embark on a fulfilling career journey.

               

              Ready to take the first step toward becoming a successful U.S. tax professional? We are now accepting applications for February 2024. Apply now!

              Apply for this position



                Tax Associate-Hi-tech and Corporate department (Currently Not Relevant)

                We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Accountant to join our team at a leading US accounting firm based in Israel. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals looking to expand their expertise to include international and US tax matters, particularly for Israeli hi-tech companies.

                 

                The role includes on-the-job training and will involve:

                • Preparing financial statements
                • Tax concepts for multinational companies
                • US federal and state tax return preparation

                 

                The ideal candidate will have:

                • 3 years of experience in auditing multinational companies, especially in the hi-tech sector (advantage)
                • Strong organizational skills
                • The ability to multitask and think creatively
                • The ability to work independently
                • Excellent interpersonal skills with clients and coworkers (significant advantage)

                 

                Fluency in English and Hebrew is required. This is a full-time position from Sunday to Thursday, with some flexibility available. We offer competitive compensation packages and opportunities for advancement.

                Apply for this position



                  Junior Tax Associate-Hi-tech and Corporate department (Currently Not Relevant)

                  As a Junior U.S. Tax Associate in our Hi-tech and Corporate Department, you will have the opportunity to:

                   

                  • Receive training and develop expertise in handling US tax compliance for clients, including preparing income tax returns, sales tax, and more.
                  • Learn about Israel’s hi-tech ecosystem and gain exposure to a broad range of US tax subjects and areas.
                  • Work with a dynamic and supportive team of coworkers.
                  • Enjoy a full-time position with flexibility and opportunities for growth.

                   

                  To be successful in this role, you should have:

                   

                  • Fluent English language skills.
                  • A bachelor’s degree in accounting or tax.
                  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
                  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and coworkers.
                  • A desire to learn and advance your career.

                   

                  It would be a bonus if you have:

                   

                  • A CPA license.
                  • High levels of Hebrew language skills.
                  • Prior work experience in a bookkeeping or accounting firm.

                  Apply for this position