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Join the Stratagem Team

At Stratagem, we put great importance on building relationships of trust with our clients, the business community, and internally amongst colleagues. This is instilled into everything we do and how we behave as a culture. We’re proud of our collaborative work environment, where team members are encouraged to challenge themselves and share their experience and expertise with others. Our clients benefit from our creative, team-oriented, entrepreneurial approach, getting exceptional service powered by great thinking.

Whether you’re looking for your first job, ready for a mid-career change, or an industry veteran, you want a company that is invested in you and your success. Think Stratagem is right for you? Interested in learning more? We offer exciting career opportunities for skilled candidates who fit our culture and values and are ready to advance their career.

Currently Hiring

Client Accountant

Stratagem CPA, an established Lakewood accounting and consulting firm, is looking for a Client Accountant who is proficient in assisting clients with their accounting and bookkeeping needs.  The ideal candidate will be experienced in multiple software applications and have experience performing multiple functions for clients.  The selected person will join an experienced Client Accounting Services department with team members who will dedicate time to your training so you quickly develop into an integral member of the team.

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an expert in payroll processing and preparation of payroll tax returns, and possess at least two years’ experience in this area, working with multiple clients
  • Possess at least two years of bookkeeping and/or client accounting experience
  • Be capable of working on multiple clients each month
  • Be familiar with the preparation of Sales and Use Tax returns
  • Be computer literate with an aptitude for learning new software; have a skill level of at least intermediate in QuickBooks and Excel
  • Enjoy learning new skills in a fast-paced, high-performing environment
  • Be able to prioritize client work to meet deadlines
  • Exhibit a professional attitude and appearance
  • Be able to work independently
  • Pay exceptional attention to detail
  • Complete project work as well as routine tasks
  • Be able to quickly switch gears to attend to work that is urgent
  • Interact in a professional manner with clients and firm staff

Stratagem PC has been a respected Colorado-based CPA and consulting firm since 1983, specializing in providing tax preparation and tax planning, audit and accounting services, estate planning, cash management and accounting services, business succession planning, and advisory services to businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

Stratagem operates in a core-values driven environment.  We focus on honoring commitments to ourselves and our clients through open communication and good collaboration.  Stratagem has the latest in technology and processes to create efficiency and simplify the lives of our clients.  We honor and appreciate a unique relationship with each of our clients.

We offer salary and bonus opportunities comparable to other, larger firms in the Denver market because we are committed to building our team with people at the top of their game.  Our benefits include group medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, safe harbor 401(k) contributions, paid vacation and holiday time – and our office is closed on Fridays during the summer!

If you would like to be considered for this position, your resume must be accompanied by a cover letter that tells us more about WHO you are than WHAT you have done.  Also include your compensation history and requirements in either your resume or your cover letter.  No recruiters, please.

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Tax Manager

Stratagem PC, an established Lakewood CPA and consulting firm, is looking for an energetic, service-oriented Tax Manager with 6+ years of public accounting experience.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for ensuring efficient and timely completion of projects, effective management of client expectations and delivery dates, supervision of deadlines, matching appropriate skill levels to assignments, and billing projects.
  • Efficiently utilizes department and firm resources which include managing staff, software, research materials, and other general department resources.
  • Has engagement management and relationship management responsibility, which includes planning, staffing, managing projects, review, and quality control.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of administrative policies and functions of the firm.
  • Cultivates and obtains clients through referral networks and professional and/or community involvement.
  • Learns to effectively negotiate fees, contracts, delivery dates, and scope of work.
  • Works well in collaborative environments, and has excellent communication skills with both clients and colleagues.
  • Honors others with mutual respect and accountability.
  • Supports Stratagem’s vision statement, core values, annual objectives, and long range strategic goals.
  • Is a Trusted Advisor to our clients.

Minimum Requirements

  • Education:
    • BA/BS in Accounting
    • Licensed CPA
  • Desired Technical Skills and Prior Experience:
    • 6+ years of experience in the tax department of an accounting firm or similar industry background.
    • 3+ years of experience working with closely held businesses and their owners.
    • Technology-savvy, including experience working in a paperless environment.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
    • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Taxation

Stratagem PC has been a respected Colorado-based CPA and consulting firm since 1983, specializing in providing tax preparation and tax planning, audit and accounting services, estate planning, cash management and client accounting, business succession planning, and advisory services to businesses and high-net-worth individuals.

Stratagem is a core values driven environment. We focus on honoring commitments to ourselves and our clients through open communication and good collaboration. Stratagem has the very latest in technology and processes to create efficiency and simplify the lives of our clients. We honor and appreciate a unique relationship with each of our clients.

We offer salary and bonus opportunities comparable to other larger firms in the Denver market because we are committed to building our team with people at the top of their game.  Our benefits include group medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance, safe harbor 401(k) contributions, paid vacation and holiday time — and our office is closed on Fridays during the summer!

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Contact us today to inquire about an available position,
or submit your résumé below.

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Stratagem CPA
14143 Denver West Parkway
Suite 450
Lakewood, CO 80401

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