Kristen Hartman

Tax Professional - Full-time

Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell (CBM)

 Since 1921, CBM has provided audit, accounting, tax and consulting services to a variety of clients in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas, as well as around the Mid-Atlantic region. Now in our fifth generation of leadership, we pride ourselves on our technical expertise, our experience with privately held businesses, and our specialized industry experience in the automotive, construction, professional services and not-for-profit arenas.  CBM has offices in Bethesda, MD and Washington, DC. 

This opportunity is in our automotive services group.  Our automotive clients represent a wide range of companies from single locations to large dealer alliances and auto-related businesses. Our specialty in auto, heavy-duty and light truck, motorcycle and RV dealership accounting, auditing, tax and operational consulting services has developed and evolved over almost 100 years. 

At CBM, it is our goal to hire talented, energetic people who are enthusiastic about what they do.  We offer a mentorship program to encourage individuals to grow professionally and develop in their careers.  CBM offers today’s accounting professionals opportunity for advancement in a fast-paced environment that allows both for professional success and work-life balance.

We are currently seeking a dedicated professional with 6+ years of public accounting experience to work primarily on financial, tax and review engagements for our automotive clients.  You will plan, supervise and review the engagements as well as review and supervise preparation of federal and state returns for the individual owners of these businesses. You will develop relationships with clients in the automotive industry niche and participate in business development activities.  Additional services will include tax planning and research and participation in consulting engagements.

Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA license and experience reviewing financial statements and tax returns for clients in the automotive industry.  A Master’s degree in taxation is a plus.  Demonstrated ability to lead and develop professional staff is a must.  Ability to manage multiple client engagements and prioritize work is essential to success in this position.  You must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

CBM offers a diverse, flexible work environment and we are proud to offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, growth opportunity and a team-oriented office environment.

If you are looking to grow your career with a successful CPA firm and believe you would be an asset to our team, please submit your qualifications to Kristen Hartman at