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Career Opportunities

We are a local, growing CPA firm located in Winston-Salem, NC.  Our focus is on tax, accounting and advisory services for businesses and business owners as well as individuals and their gifts, trusts and estates.  We strive to build strong relationships with our clients so we are able to add value to their businesses through our services as trusted advisors. Our employees are an integral part of our business and help us maintain successful partnerships with our clients. We provide practical training sessions to assist in career growth, encourage community involvement and work to respect our team’s work-life balance. We hope that you will consider our firm as a possible long-term career opportunity.

Current Openings:

Senior Associate

Job Description:
This position requires a commitment to excellence, the willingness to learn and the passion to deliver outstanding client service. A friendly, outgoing and detail-oriented person with accounting and tax experience is needed to provide accounting and tax-related services to business clients and their owners. The ideal candidate is highly dependable, works well with a team and shows leadership potential; the applicant should be available to work overtime during tax busy season.

Job Responsibilities

  • Prepare and/or review individual and corporate tax returns (including extensions)
  • Prepare trial balances, reconcile bank and credit accounts, reconcile general ledger accounts from supporting documentation, prepare accrual basis to cash basis conversions
  • Prepare and/or review of informational tax returns and payroll tax returns
  • Prepare compiled financial statements including supporting work papers and checklists
  • Maintain and update clients’ fixed assets records
  • Respond to tax notices
  • Use research skills to grow technical expertise and provide value-added advice for clients
  • Seek opportunities to pursue new clients and to provide additional services to existing clients
  • Participate in practice development and assist as needed with proposals
  • Involved in training of new staff and associates
  • Work closely with management on continual improvement of team processes and procedures


Education and Experience

  • BS in Accounting from an accredited university (Masters in Accounting or Tax preferred)
  • 3-5 years of public accounting experience
  • Ability to follow instructions as directed and apply new concepts
  • Desire to maintain and grow client relationships
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Takes appropriate actions without being asked
  • Shows leadership and can drive projects from start to finish
  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks a plus
  • Knowledge of Ultratax CS and Workpapers CS a plus
  • Active CPA certification required


Paul, Cox & Todd PLLC offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a local firm feel with regional firm-sized clients and an appreciation for work-life balance. The benefits package includes health, holiday and PTO pay and retirement contribution matching. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to  Please put “Open Tax Position” in the email subject.