C&D llp is currently searching for an enthusiastic and qualified professional to join our tax team as an estate and trust tax specialist.

Founded over 50 years ago, we are an established accounting firm located on the Central Coast, offering a unique blend of both personal and business financial solutions to our clients. Our comprehensive solutions span from tax and audit to bookkeeping and business management in addition to a wide-variety of other financial services. We pride ourselves on the quality of service we provide, the expertise we lend, and the partnerships we build with our clients in understanding their life goals and helping achieve them.

Expertise should include individual tax, fiduciary tax, fiduciary accounting, estate tax returns, multi-state estate tax and estate planning. Qualified individuals will be responsible for handling estate and trust engagements, fostering client relationships and providing guidance and direction to less experienced staff.


  • Five to 7 years of increasingly complex tax experience gained within a public accounting firm
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or equivalent, and CPA license required;
    Masters a plus
  • Proficient in individual, fiduciary and estate tax
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills and strong organizational techniques are required
  • Highly motivated

In addition to our charming Santa Ynez Ynez Valley location and our beautiful work environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefit package. Available benefits include health insurance, 401(k), flexible spending account and bonus plan. We also place a high value on quality of life and work-life balance.

If you believe you are the “right fit” and are interested in joining our team, please email your cover letter, resume and salary history to Matt Watson at matt@cdllp.com.

Confidentiality guaranteed.

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To learn more about what we do and how you might fit into our C&D team, please send a message to our recruiting office.