Share this Job

Tax Accountant

Date: Sep 18, 2022

Location: Phelps, NY, US, 14532 Mayville, NY, US, 14757 Hornell, NY, US, 14843 Batavia, NY, US, 14020 Homer, NY, US, 13077

Company: Farm Credit East

Description/Job Summary

Farm Credit East is the leading provider of loans and financial accounting services to farmers, foresters, fishermen, and agricultural business owners across the northeast.  The Farm Credit cooperative has been around for over 100 years and has grown into a program with $10 billion in loan volume and $28 million in financial services revenue generated annually. When you pursue a career with Farm Credit East, you can positively impact the families and businesses that drive the Northeast economy.


When you join the Farm Credit East tax team, we invest in your personal development and provide specialized training to make you an expert on the tax rules impacting farm businesses.  We offer a hybrid workplace and the flexibility to choose from 24 offices across the entire northeast. Our customers range from small family farms to highly sophisticated agri-businesses and we provide both compliance and advisory services to make their businesses more successful. There is no better group of clients in the world.


We offer generous benefits including: a 6% 401K match plus an additional defined contribution retirement plan, medical, dental, HSA, paid annual holiday and sick leave, FSA, life insurance, and a bonus incentive program.  Potential for tuition reimbursement, including CPA and Enrolled Agent certification courses.


Farm Credit East provides all team members with the training and resources needed to be successful in their careers. All new employees receive one-on-one coaching to help them understand their roles. Additional technical training, soft skill training, and ongoing professional development provided by Farm Credit East will help you be poised for continued career growth within our organization.  We use state of the art technology for customer relations (Salesforce), internal communication (Microsoft TEAMS) and delivery of tax services (CCH Axcess Tax.)


Come join a collaborative, customer-focused team at Farm Credit East!


Required Education

Position requires a bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related field. Income tax preparation and/or tax planning experience preferred.  CPA license preferred but not required. The successful candidate must take and pass Farm Credit East's Tax Accreditation program within 1 year of hire.


Office Locations

Connecticut: Dayville, Enfield

Maine: Auburn, Presque Isle

Massachusetts: Middleboro

New Jersey: Bridgeton, Flemington

New York: Batavia, Burrville, Claverack (Hudson), Cooperstown, Cortland, Geneva, Greenwich, Hornell, Mayville, Middletown, Potsdam

New Hampshire: Bedford

Vermont: Chazy, Derby, Middlebury, St. Albans, White River Junction


Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual's qualifications for a specific job opening. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), if you have a disability and would like a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position with Farm Credit East, please call 1-800-562-2235 or e-mail

Nearest Major Market: Rochester