Join Our Team

Drazan, Henke and Associates, PLLC is seeking dynamic, experienced individuals to join our firm. DHA has a vibrant culture and provides excellent opportunities for progressive career growth.

If you would like to apply for any of these positions, please complete our online application, which can be found at the bottom of this page.

Current Opportunities

  • Accounting Paraprofessional
  • Staff Tax Preparer/Accountant

Accounting Paraprofessional

Paraprofessionals provide bookkeeping, payroll, general accounting, and administrative services for clients. You may also be asked to prepare work papers and schedules for financial or complex tax engagements. You'll be assisting clients and performing professional services but you don't need to be a licensed professional such as a CPA or EA.

Paraprofessionals spend approximately 30% of their time performing a wide range of administrative duties, working in conjunction with the Administrative team to ensure all firm administrative needs are met. Administrative responsibilities significantly increase during tax season.

Responsibilities:

  • Performing bookkeeping and payroll services for clients
  • Preparing financial and tax work papers, including trial balances, depreciation schedules, and debt amortization schedules
  • Enter data for computer applications
  • Prepare sales tax and payroll returns for clients
  • Prepare year-end tax documents for clients (W-2, 1099, 940)
  • Answering phones, setting up new client meetings, assisting clients who come into the office
  • Communicating with the IRS regarding tax notices and transcript requests
  • Preparing memos, proposal letters, and other types of correspondence
  • Handling internal accounts receivable operations
  • Assembling tax returns and preparing items for client delivery

Skills requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time and to prioritize
  • Ability to learn new tasks and computer systems
  • Aptitude for numbers and analysis
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Ability to work cohesively with multiple teams within an organization
  • Willingness to take on additional tasks to meet business needs
  • Self-starter; ability to take a project and run with minimal direction or formal training

Technical requirements:

  • Intermediate level knowledge of accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll
  • Advanced computer skills in all Microsoft programs, particularly Excel
  • Experience with QuickBooks is preferable
  • One year of experience in an accounting firm
  • Experience performing Administrative functions
  • 2 or 4 year degree is preferable
  • Ability to work extended office hours and, when necessary, overtime hours during Tax Season

Staff Tax Preparer/Accountant

Staff Accountants are focused on developing a well-rounded skill set which encompasses DHA’s primary client services: accounting services, tax compliance, and tax planning. Staff Accountants will be expected to complete accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll projects of intermediate complexity. They will also be asked to complete tax returns for individual and business clients of beginner to intermediate complexity. Staff Accountants will also work with leaders to complete tax planning and forecasting projects for business and individual clients.

This is an entry level position, designed to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of DHA’s services and how they work together to benefit our clients. Staff Accountants typically assist leaders in completing client projects, and most work is performed with supervision. A Staff Accountant may be, but is not necessarily, a licensed CPA or working towards becoming a CPA.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare individual and business tax returns of beginner to intermediate complexity
  • Complete tax planning in the areas of individual, business and estate/trust taxation
  • Perform intermediate level accounting tasks including bookkeeping and payroll
  • Promote new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients
  • Build and develop relationships with clients

Skills requirements:

  • Beginner to intermediate knowledge of individual and business taxation and planning
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve as needed
  • Detail oriented and ability to manage multiple projects at one time
  • Strong organization skills
  • Effective communicator

Technical requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting/Taxation/Finance
  • 1+ years of public accounting experience
  • 1+ years of tax preparation experience
  • Experience using accounting software, such as CCH Axcess or ProSystem fx, to prepare tax returns and digitally manage workload
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office, QuickBooks, Adobe
  • Experience preparing tax returns in paperless environment a plus
  • Ability to work a minimum of 55 hours per week during tax season (1/15-4/15)

DHA Core Values

Each person at Drazan, Henke and Associates embraces our Core Values.

These values define and shape our business philosophy.

We live them every day as we continue building valuable relationships with clients and with each other.

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Team DHA at the 2016 Chaska Turkey Trot

DHA Team Turkey Trot 2016

Employee Testimonials

"I have really enjoyed working for DHA.  I work with a great group of people that make it fun to come to work every day.  I appreciate the variety of projects that I have been exposed to - I am never bored and the variety of work helps to progress my career.  The partners also value their employees as individuals and respect the fact that we have responsibilities outside the firm, which is important to me as a working mother."
 - Jayme, Manager


 

“DHA is ALL about the PEOPLES.
 Partner Peoples that Teach & Train.
 Admin Peoples that Smile & Support.
 Clients that Believe & Achieve.
 Teamwork Through and Through.
 Perks & Benefits Galore.
 Who could ask for More?”
 - Mark, Senior Accountant


Team DHA at the 2015 Chaska SayHey5k

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