Position: Financial Planner (Tax Expert)
About the Job

We’re looking for a CPA with financial planning experience. Your role includes actively participating in client meetings, owning and improving our tax return preparation process, and analyzing portfolio information using our Excel-based tools. In addition, you will take ownership of many elements of the client experience, including managing client relationships between meetings.

About You

You are a positive, self-starting individual who enjoys working in a small, collaborative team environment and wants to grow with the firm. You also have these traits:

  • Strong communication skills

  • Learns and adapts quickly

  • Ambitious

  • Excellent follow-through capability

  • Accurate, with good attention to detail

  • Ownership mentality

  • Excited about growth

  • Strong technology related skills


You have these credentials:

  • CPA

  • 5+ years of experience with personal tax returns

  • CFP® or PFS coursework partially complete

Additional qualifications that are helpful but not required:

  • Financial planning experience

  • CFP® or PFS designation

About Us

We are a small, rapidly growing firm that offers comprehensive, fee-only financial planning.

  • Mission: Connecting money and meaning to create fulfilling lives

  • Niche: The intersection of taxes and financial planning

  • Target Market: Startup employees, attorneys, and individuals thinking about retirement


We are located in the heart of the Southport Corridor and offer flexible hours, high autonomy, and tremendous opportunities for career growth.


Local candidates only, please. Send your resume in pdf file format to Luke Van de Loo at luke@sullivanmermel.com. Please include a cover letter with a one or two sentence description of your all-time favorite job.