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We are always searching for talented people with real world experience to join our tax and accounting practice. We seek to employ motivated accountants with strong client focus and high levels of aptitude.

If you are interested in using your skills to make a difference for clients, and in working for a firm that makes an impact in the local community, take the first step towards joining our team.

Our business is constantly evolving, and so are our staffing needs. If there aren't any openings listed below, please check again. New career opportunities arise on an ongoing basis.

Tax Manager

Traner Smith is an established and profitable accounting firm located in downtown Edmonds. We are fortunate to have experienced significant growth and have attracted high-end clients with complex tax issues. Do not let our suburban HQ fool you - Our business is exceptionally well positioned in the current market to capture growth and pivot into a post pandemic economy.


Our leading-edge firm features:

  • Fully digital and paperless workflow with best-in-class cloud-based technologies

  • Complete remote work capabilities via Microsoft Surface Pro computers

  • Prominent advisory and value driven services, comprehensive accounting services and compliance work.

  • A loyal and robust client base built upon a 25-year trust and delivery of exceptional results


What differentiates Traner Smith as an employer from our competitors is our collaborative approach to growing our business with our employees.  We do not ask for a non-compete on clients our staff originate, and we offer a perpetual commission structure that provides continual income-based compensation for growing a book of business.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • CPA or EA with seven years (Manager) or four years (Senior) directly related and progressively responsible tax experience.

  • Broad technical knowledge of corporate, partnership & individual taxation

  • Ability and experience managing multiple client projects with pressing deadlines

  • Experience using technology tools.  CCH Axcess and Quickbooks/Quickbooks Online is a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills both in person and across all platforms of client communication is critical to our growth

  • Desire to mentor, supervise, and help junior staff grow and actively participate in a small leadership team

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes five-weeks paid-time-off, 401k; medical, dental, and vision.



Traner Smith serves clients in the greater northwest, United States, Canada and on four continents. Our staff have a passion for providing exceptional client service to a diverse client base. Our clients include closely-held businesses, middle-market businesses, high net worth individuals spanning construction, real estate, retail, professional services, hospitality, and international entities.

Our firm has a unique perspective on growth, technology, and creating a sustainable, lasting business. The next decade will provide a transformation of the accounting and tax profession and we are positioning our firm to thrive in an era of technological advancement and disruption! If you want to be part in creating that future, we encourage you to apply!