The Ozurovich Group Career Opportunities
Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Functioning in a Partner/COO role fully responsible for management of Operations, Financial Accounting, Reporting, Systems, Analysis and Strategic Planning.
Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Providing leadership, mentoring and coaching to staff.
Within the last 5 years, what role did the following play in your job:
Demonstrating an ability to effectively design or implement enhanced Accounting processes, controls and financial systems (networks, servers, accounting systems such as DataFaction and QuickBooks).
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Tax Director
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Put your personal stamp on a successful CPA firm and make a good thing even better

This newly created role is your opportunity to put your personal stamp on a successful CPA firm taking business management, accounting, tax and other operations to the next level via your outstanding management skills, industry knowledge, and process and organizational talent. Taking the management responsibilities off the CEO's plate, you'll serve as the primary manager and mentor at our fifteen person firm. You will ensure the business remains on track, promote employee growth through mentorship, drive process and operational improvements, and help deliver an exemplary level of service grounded by expert knowledge. Additionally, you will use the breadth of your skill set -- including everything from an intuitive eye for process to HR and/or marketing talent to help us continue to grow the business. Quick question for you - click here  This is your chance to make a strong and visible impact in a role that can serve you over the long haul. Not only will you gain great experience, in six to eight years when the CEO retires, you'll be in a prime position to buy-out the practice, if that is what you desire!  

The Ozurovich Group was founded in 2011 (having evolved from Licker & Ozurovich, founded in 1995) by Andrew Ozurovich and continues to grow and operate under his management. We're a profitable firm experienced in providing expert business management, accounting, auditing, process outsourcing, tax preparation, estate and trust planning, production accounting, and litigation support. The firm is committed to delivering its clients the highest levels of professionalism, accountability and service, and provides solutions in complex and rapidly changing business environments that require a depth of knowledge and confidence found only through experience.

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the role of Tax Director, you will need:
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or other closely related field; a CPA is preferred
  • The drive and desire to help build and grow an already successful practice; a strong work ethic
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills with demonstrated success building and nurturing strong teams  Quick question for you - click here
  • Deep accounting, reporting and business management experience
  • Broad accounting knowledge and the ability to supervise all functional areas of accounting
  • Experience with system tools; knowledge of networks; comfort with IT 
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel and QuickBooks or similar software 
  • A track record of success in driving process improvements and/or creating efficiencies
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
Valued but not required:
  • Marketing skills and experience
  • Experience with HR responsibilities (recruiting, hiring, training, applicable laws, etc.)
  • Experience in finance
  • An established book of business
Note: this could be an ideal fit for a variety of profiles, including a CPA who's tired of being on his/her own and wants to join a successful firm; an Accounting Manager who is ready to step up to a broader, more impactful role; or a Business Manager with a background in accounting seeking a long-term career opportunity. If you've got outstanding management skills with the required accounting background, we encourage you to apply.

The Role

Role Snapshot

Reporting to the CEO, as Tax Director, you will be responsible for the overall business. You will ensure the business is on track, deadlines are being consistently met and customer satisfaction remains high by interacting with employees both through day-to-day operations and in helping them grow professionally. You will keep your finger on the pulse of the business, maintaining knowledge of work/projects currently in house, leveraging your accounting skills and/or financial background to directly interact with the business, and effectively communicating with clients, vendors, such as our outsourced IT partner, and other stakeholders.

Our Business

Our business falls into four main areas:
  1. Business Management, including restaurants, night clubs, talent management (entertainment industry), etc. (60%)
  2. Audits and reviews (15%)
  3. Tax practice (15% - 20%)
  4. All other parts of the practice (5% - 10%)
The Business Management portion of our business will be your primary focus, though you will oversee employees across all functional areas of the business and help wherever needed. The firm includes three CPAs, two Account Managers and ten service and client staff members. You will be responsible for full cycle management of the staff (from hiring through separation) as well as process management. While client interaction will not be constant, you can plan to work with clients as needed to ensure optimal outcomes. 

Comprehensive, Wide-Reaching Responsibilities

This is a multifaceted role requiring many different hats. For example, you might help grow the bottom line by analyzing and making recommendations around financial incentives and profitability in the morning, work with employees throughout the day, then find yourself working with IT in the afternoon, isolating issues with servers, helping with add-on software and more. Quick question for you - click here  You may also find yourself reviewing tax returns and doing tax preparation on complex returns as necessary. You will take-on Human Resources responsibilities, serve as an escalation point for customers and look for marketing solutions. To be successful, you will be a master conductor with a "do what it takes" attitude.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Why Join Us

Make an Impact!
You will never be asked to maintain the status quo. Just the opposite! We're looking for someone with strong ideas who wants to make their mark by driving the business forward. This is a chance to truly add value and make changes that will make an impact. And you'll enjoy a good deal of autonomy in your work.  

Warm Atmosphere
Perhaps you're tired of large company politics or the stress of going it alone. Whatever your situation, we think you'll like what The Ozurovich Group has to offer. We enjoy a business casual environment that's fitting for the entertainment industry that we often serve, and a family-like atmosphere that is low on politics. We know that you will make a good thing even better, and you'll have a quick foot up with the culture and talent that is already in place. 

Commitment to Quality
The Company's core values are aptly demonstrated through our commitment to quality service. It's not just a talking point; the entire organization is comprised of individuals who share this commitment and continuously strive for excellence.

Build a Business that Will Support You Now and in the Future
While the CEO doesn't plan to retire for another six to eight years, he is planning ahead. He bought out his partner in 2011, continues to grow the practice and will sell it to the right person when the time comes. For example, the professional who will buy out the audit portion of the business is already in place, building customer relationships and cementing the building blocks for the future. Once you prove yourself in this role, if you'd like to buy out the tax and/or business management part of the practice, when the time comes you will have that opportunity.

Location, Location, Location!
We have lovely offices in a great, central Los Angeles location. Quick question for you - click here

Outstanding Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, you'll enjoy a comprehensive slate of benefits, including a 401(k) with company match, health and other insurances 100% paid for the employee,  and PTO (vacation, holiday and sick time).

Winning Traits

To be successful here you will take ownership of your responsibilities and look for ways to make the business even better. Success will require outstanding management skills without taking a heavy-handed approach. There has been a management gap in the business, and while this role will be essential in filling that gap, you’ll need demonstrate how you’re adding value to employees who have enjoyed a great deal of autonomy. Consistency will be key.

In addition, success will require self-motivation, technical aptitude and the drive to learn what you do not know. There are bound to be areas that you'll need to learn. In those areas, you will dedicate yourself to knowledge gain. Once you have all the knowledge you need, you'll roll up your sleeves, dive in and make an impact serving as a valued partner to the CEO

About The Ozurovich Group

The Ozurovich Group is experienced in providing expert business management, accounting, auditing, process outsourcing, tax preparation, estate and trust planning, production accounting, and litigation support. Our expert CPAs have been offering support to numerous large and small businesses for nearly two decades and we are dedicated to providing the best service to each of our clients at the most cost effective rates.

As a member of the AICPA, our firm is subject to peer review and consistently achieves the highest marks. Further, we provide our clients with an additional level of confidence by carrying malpractice insurance. The result assures quality of service and client confidence.

Andrew Ozurovich has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of California since May of 1983 and has been working in the field ever since. He is a member of the California Society of CPA's and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is the CEO and owner of The Ozurovich Group Inc.

Pictured: Andrew Ozurovich

Put your personal stamp on a successful CPA firm and make a good thing even better

This newly created role is your opportunity to put your personal stamp on a successful CPA firm taking business management, accounting, tax and other operations to the next level via your outstanding management skills, industry knowledge, and process and organizational talent. Taking the management responsibilities off the CEO's plate, you'll serve as the primary manager and mentor at our fifteen person firm. You will ensure the business remains on track, promote employee growth through mentorship, drive process and operational improvements, and help deliver an exemplary level of service grounded by expert knowledge. Additionally, you will use the breadth of your skill set -- including everything from an intuitive eye for process to HR and/or marketing talent to help us continue to grow the business. Quick question for you - click here  This is your chance to make a strong and visible impact in a role that can serve you over the long haul. Not only will you gain great experience, in six to eight years when the CEO retires, you'll be in a prime position to buy-out the practice, if that is what you desire!  

The Ozurovich Group was founded in 2011 (having evolved from Licker & Ozurovich, founded in 1995) by Andrew Ozurovich and continues to grow and operate under his management. We're a profitable firm experienced in providing expert business management, accounting, auditing, process outsourcing, tax preparation, estate and trust planning, production accounting, and litigation support. The firm is committed to delivering its clients the highest levels of professionalism, accountability and service, and provides solutions in complex and rapidly changing business environments that require a depth of knowledge and confidence found only through experience.

The Requirements

To be a strong fit for the role of Tax Director, you will need:
  • A bachelor's degree in Accounting or other closely related field; a CPA is preferred
  • The drive and desire to help build and grow an already successful practice; a strong work ethic
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills with demonstrated success building and nurturing strong teams  Quick question for you - click here
  • Deep accounting, reporting and business management experience
  • Broad accounting knowledge and the ability to supervise all functional areas of accounting
  • Experience with system tools; knowledge of networks; comfort with IT 
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel and QuickBooks or similar software 
  • A track record of success in driving process improvements and/or creating efficiencies
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills
Valued but not required:
  • Marketing skills and experience
  • Experience with HR responsibilities (recruiting, hiring, training, applicable laws, etc.)
  • Experience in finance
  • An established book of business
Note: this could be an ideal fit for a variety of profiles, including a CPA who's tired of being on his/her own and wants to join a successful firm; an Accounting Manager who is ready to step up to a broader, more impactful role; or a Business Manager with a background in accounting seeking a long-term career opportunity. If you've got outstanding management skills with the required accounting background, we encourage you to apply.

The Role

Role Snapshot

Reporting to the CEO, as Tax Director, you will be responsible for the overall business. You will ensure the business is on track, deadlines are being consistently met and customer satisfaction remains high by interacting with employees both through day-to-day operations and in helping them grow professionally. You will keep your finger on the pulse of the business, maintaining knowledge of work/projects currently in house, leveraging your accounting skills and/or financial background to directly interact with the business, and effectively communicating with clients, vendors, such as our outsourced IT partner, and other stakeholders.

Our Business

Our business falls into four main areas:
  1. Business Management, including restaurants, night clubs, talent management (entertainment industry), etc. (60%)
  2. Audits and reviews (15%)
  3. Tax practice (15% - 20%)
  4. All other parts of the practice (5% - 10%)
The Business Management portion of our business will be your primary focus, though you will oversee employees across all functional areas of the business and help wherever needed. The firm includes three CPAs, two Account Managers and ten service and client staff members. You will be responsible for full cycle management of the staff (from hiring through separation) as well as process management. While client interaction will not be constant, you can plan to work with clients as needed to ensure optimal outcomes. 

Comprehensive, Wide-Reaching Responsibilities

This is a multifaceted role requiring many different hats. For example, you might help grow the bottom line by analyzing and making recommendations around financial incentives and profitability in the morning, work with employees throughout the day, then find yourself working with IT in the afternoon, isolating issues with servers, helping with add-on software and more. Quick question for you - click here  You may also find yourself reviewing tax returns and doing tax preparation on complex returns as necessary. You will take-on Human Resources responsibilities, serve as an escalation point for customers and look for marketing solutions. To be successful, you will be a master conductor with a "do what it takes" attitude.

Note: this description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

Why Join Us

Make an Impact!
You will never be asked to maintain the status quo. Just the opposite! We're looking for someone with strong ideas who wants to make their mark by driving the business forward. This is a chance to truly add value and make changes that will make an impact. And you'll enjoy a good deal of autonomy in your work.  

Warm Atmosphere
Perhaps you're tired of large company politics or the stress of going it alone. Whatever your situation, we think you'll like what The Ozurovich Group has to offer. We enjoy a business casual environment that's fitting for the entertainment industry that we often serve, and a family-like atmosphere that is low on politics. We know that you will make a good thing even better, and you'll have a quick foot up with the culture and talent that is already in place. 

Commitment to Quality
The Company's core values are aptly demonstrated through our commitment to quality service. It's not just a talking point; the entire organization is comprised of individuals who share this commitment and continuously strive for excellence.

Build a Business that Will Support You Now and in the Future
While the CEO doesn't plan to retire for another six to eight years, he is planning ahead. He bought out his partner in 2011, continues to grow the practice and will sell it to the right person when the time comes. For example, the professional who will buy out the audit portion of the business is already in place, building customer relationships and cementing the building blocks for the future. Once you prove yourself in this role, if you'd like to buy out the tax and/or business management part of the practice, when the time comes you will have that opportunity.

Location, Location, Location!
We have lovely offices in a great, central Los Angeles location. Quick question for you - click here

Outstanding Compensation
In addition to a competitive salary and bonus opportunity, you'll enjoy a comprehensive slate of benefits, including a 401(k) with company match, health and other insurances 100% paid for the employee,  and PTO (vacation, holiday and sick time).

Winning Traits

To be successful here you will take ownership of your responsibilities and look for ways to make the business even better. Success will require outstanding management skills without taking a heavy-handed approach. There has been a management gap in the business, and while this role will be essential in filling that gap, you’ll need demonstrate how you’re adding value to employees who have enjoyed a great deal of autonomy. Consistency will be key.

In addition, success will require self-motivation, technical aptitude and the drive to learn what you do not know. There are bound to be areas that you'll need to learn. In those areas, you will dedicate yourself to knowledge gain. Once you have all the knowledge you need, you'll roll up your sleeves, dive in and make an impact serving as a valued partner to the CEO

About The Ozurovich Group

The Ozurovich Group is experienced in providing expert business management, accounting, auditing, process outsourcing, tax preparation, estate and trust planning, production accounting, and litigation support. Our expert CPAs have been offering support to numerous large and small businesses for nearly two decades and we are dedicated to providing the best service to each of our clients at the most cost effective rates.

As a member of the AICPA, our firm is subject to peer review and consistently achieves the highest marks. Further, we provide our clients with an additional level of confidence by carrying malpractice insurance. The result assures quality of service and client confidence.

Andrew Ozurovich has been a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of California since May of 1983 and has been working in the field ever since. He is a member of the California Society of CPA's and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is the CEO and owner of The Ozurovich Group Inc.

Pictured: Andrew Ozurovich
The Ozurovich Group is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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