Tax Associate - Peterson Sullivan, Seattle in Tax

At Peterson Sullivan, our professionals understand the importance of a trusted team to help navigate the complexities of the business world.  As developing leaders, our tax accountants work with a variety of clients and industries to build a solid foundation of expertise before identifying their long-term career paths and area of specialty. 

Tax Associates will primarily prepare tax returns, including individuals, corporations, and partnerships, and will research and consult on various tax projects for a variety of clients in numerous industries.  

As part of our continued growth, we are excited to be recruiting for a few exceptional tax accountants to join our team!  These positions will have start dates in September 2019 or January 2020.  


  • Undergraduate or Master’s degree with a concentration in Business, Accounting, or Taxation.
  • Ability to sit for CPA Exam upon graduation.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA or greater.
  • Solid accounting knowledge and an aspiration towards lifelong learning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the desire to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Application information, please submit: 

  • Resume with your GPA
  • Cover letter indicating your interest and availability to start working addressed to:
    • Sarah Baltzell, Chief Human Resources Officer
    • Peterson Sullivan LLP
    • 601 Union Street Suite 2300
    • Seattle, WA 98101
  • Copy of your unofficial transcripts
  • Reference letters or a writing sample can be submitted, but are not mandatory

If you attend one of the following universities, you must submit your application through the Career Center website at your university prior to the submission deadline.

  • Gonzaga University
  • University of Washington - Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma
  • Washington State University
  • Western Washington University

If you attend any other university or have graduated, you can apply via the Peterson Sullivan website.  Candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

We sincerely appreciate your interest in learning more about our firm, and are excited to show you what it's like to work for one of Washington's Best Workplaces!

Peterson Sullivan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Peterson Sullivan is a Seattle-based CPA and advisory firm with a passion for providing exceptional expertise, communication, and client service to publicly traded and closely held middle-market companies, nonprofit organizations, and high net worth individuals throughout the Pacific Northwest and internationally.  Our close to 200 professionals draw on a deep pool of knowledge, skills, and experiences to provide sound advice and serve our client's needs.  We enjoy a highly collaborative work environment with our Values of Integrity, Respect, Commitment, and Expertise as the key drivers of our behavior.  

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