Careers

Career Opportunities

As our firm continues to grow, we are always interested in connecting with qualified candidates. TPP seeks savvy people who understand that client service is a crucial part of accounting, tax, CFO and retirement plan administration services. Our unique team-based approach to client service means you will get the opportunity to work with both clients and other associates as you grow your career path.

Please contact us if you meet the requirements for one of our positions listed below. Each role requires a command for technical proficiency, solid communication skills and the desire to work directly with business owners.

Why Make Your Career at TPP?

Award winning CPA firm seeks experienced professionals to expand our team.

Senior Accountant OR Supervisor - CPA Services

The next step in advancing your career can start today.

Tax Preparation Intern

Build your resume on a winning team.

Staff Accountant - CPA Services

Your work/life balance starts here.

Why Make Your Career at TPP?

 

Award winning CPA firm seeks experienced professionals to expand our team.

Why Make Your Career at TPP?

Work/Life Balance:
Committed to balancing your needs with the needs of the firm – even during tax season.

Unmatched Compensation:
In addition to top of market salaries, substantial bonuses are aligned with clear goals and measurable expectations.
 
Work Directly with Business Owners: 
Working with diverse clients in multiple industries means solving a variety of business issues in tax, accounting and CFO engagements.
 
Career Advancement:
Participating in the design of your own career path allows you to continuously evolve as a trusted business advisor.
 
Leadership Longevity:  
The commitment of the Partners and Managers is demonstrated by their average service at TPP of 20 plus years.

What It’s Like to Work at TPP?

Open communication among all levels creates teamwork and accountability.Committed to excellence through the GREAAT Value Awards. An on-the-spot internal recognition program designed to highlight outstanding client service and/or teamwork within TPP.Ergonomic workspaces such as optional standing desks or multiple computer monitors.Easily accessible location with free parking in the suburban Corporate Woods office complex in Overland Park, Kansas.

About TPP

As a locally owned company, TPP has been serving businesses in the Kansas City area since 1981. We are a blend of Accounting and Tax Services, CFO Services, and Retirement Plan Administration.Continuous improvement for the employees and for the firm itself is a priority. As an independent member of the BDO Alliance USA, we have access to an alliance of CPA and consulting firms throughout the US. TPP is a recipient of multiple INSIDE Public Accounting’s (IPA) Best of the Best CPA Firm awards, as well as the Best of Accounting Client Satisfaction awards.  

Why do you continue to work at TPP?

“The diverse client base, standing desk, triple monitors, and REAL work/life balance.”
– Zach, Staff Accountant
 
“I really like the people. There truly is a team spirit.” 
– Vera, Manager
 
“One of the main reasons I chose to work at TPP was that I’d get to have my hand in tax, accounting and CFO projects. I didn’t want to be pigeonholed in just individual tax returns, accounting, etc. like some other public accounting jobs.”
– Nathan, Supervisor
 
“From the time I started as an Intern to my current role as a Partner, I’ve appreciated having others invest in my development and provide me with challenging opportunities.”
– Brent, Partner

Call Brent Blacklock at 913.323.9109 or email us HERE
 
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Senior Accountant OR Supervisor - CPA Services


We are a unique and growing firm that prides ourselves on:

Work/Life Balance: Creating balance that’s effective for both you AND the firm.  No one is asked to work extraordinary overtime, which is unusual in our industry!

Career Advancement: Opportunities result from our continued growth and success.

Competitive Compensation:  We pay top dollar to our associates and recognize that good talent costs money.

Easily Accessible Location: Our offices are located just south of I-435 and Metcalf in Overland Park.

Responsibilities

A senior accountant or supervisor role at TPP is a dynamic opportunity if you enjoy public accounting and are interested in working directly with business owners. This opportunity, which requires and understanding of income tax and GAAP rules and regulations, will involve managing multiple client relationships and projects. Additionally, we are looking for someone who has a desire to train and develop the less experienced associates.  The position will provide opportunities to work within our tax, accounting and CFO service areas.

Engagement Management and Client Service

  • Manage day-to-day client relationships.

  • Recognize, research and participate in resolution of engagement challenges.

  • Communicate and anticipate deadlines and communicate status updates to engagement team.

  • Manage engagement scope and budget issues and assist with client billing.

  • Generate new ideas for our clients that save them time and money.

Growing the Practice

  • Initiate new ideas and business solutions that result in extended services to existing clients across multiple service areas.

  • Actively participate in the proposal process for new clients.

  • Identify and develop skills within a service area and a reputation in at least one industry.

Recruiting and Leading People

  • Participate in recruiting and associate orientation programs.

  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to enhance the professional growth of staff.

  • Provide leadership, maintain professional image, and be a role model.

Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of public accounting experience in the tax area with increasing levels of responsibility.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • CPA license.

  • History of leadership, initiative, and drive.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others.

  • Service attitude for providing timely responsiveness to clients’ needs, anticipate concerns and promptly develop and implement solutions.

 

Call Brent Blacklock at 913.323.9109 or email us HERE

 

Tax Preparation Intern


Accounting and Tax Services 

Responsibilities 

The intern will assist the CPA Services Division with the preparation of individual income tax returns for the owners and key employees of our business clients. The intern will gain exposure to a wide range of individual income taxation concepts as well as a practical working knowledge of the filing requirements for federal, state and local individual income tax returns. The intern will work 25-40 hours per week from January - April. 

Qualifications 

  • Currently enrolled as an accounting major in college

  • Strong academic background with a GPA of 3.5 or greater

  • Exceptional communication and leadership skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy 

  • Accounting or tax preparation experience is a plus

Compensation 

  • This internship will pay a highly competitive hourly rate.

 

Call Brent Blacklock at 913.323.9109 or email us HERE

 

Staff Accountant - CPA Services


We are a unique and growing firm that prides ourselves on:

 

Work/Life Balance: Creating balance that’s effective for both you AND the firm.  No one is asked to work extraordinary overtime, which is unusual in our industry!

Career Advancement: Opportunities result from our continued growth and success.

Competitive Compensation: We pay top dollar to our associates and recognize that good talent costs money.

Easily Accessible Location: Our offices are located just south of I-435 and Metcalf in Overland Park.

Responsibilities

A staff accountant role at TPP is a dynamic opportunity if you are interested in public accounting and working with business owners. This opportunity requires a basic understanding of GAAP, the ability to problem solve, to manage multiple tasks and deadlines and communicate effectively with other associates. The position will provide opportunities to work within our tax, accounting and CFO service areas.

Engagement Management and Client Service

  • Understand project tasks and scope of working closely with an experienced professional.

  • Understand internal budgets, deadlines and timing required to meet client expectations.

  • Recognize, research and participate in resolution of engagement challenges.

  • Communicate status updates to engagement team.

  • Learn how to identify ideas to provide to our clients.

Growing the Practice

  • Know how to differentiate our firm from others.

  • Assist with drafting proposals.

Recruiting and Leading People

  • Participate in recruiting and associate orientation programs.

  • Maintain professional image and serve as a role model for new recruits.

Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of public accounting experience in the tax area.

  • GPA of 3.5 or greater.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.

  • Within 6 credit hours of being able to sit for the CPA exam.

  • History of leadership, initiative, and drive.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others.

  • Internships or practical work experience a plus.


Call Brent Blacklock at 913.323.9109 or email us HERE

 

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