Company Industry: Accounting
Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Tax Manager
Commitment Level: 40 hours per week, 90% remote
Working with an LA-based Public Accounting firm who is actively seeking a Remote Tax Manager to augment their team. This will be a majority remote opportunity with the potential for minimal travel (client visits nationwide). Calling for a talented Tax Manager who is coming out of the Big 4 Accounting firms who is currently reviewing 80-100% of the time and has previous management experience.
Great opportunity to work with a company who values work/life balance and offers competitive benefits including but not limited to 401(k) plan with 50% match, Paid Parental leave Program and offers training and professional services programs.
Their team prides itself on its ability to understand the strategic vision of their clients and work toward common goals while maintaining the proper level of independence. They see themselves as more than just tax accountants; we want to be true advisors and collaborators with our clients.
Most importantly, client is looking for tax professionals to join our team who want to #BeMore. With our commitment to anytime/anywhere work, our support of flexible work environments and our passion for health and wellness, our Firm wants people who live their best lives, for themselves, their family and client and its clients.
Summary of Responsibilities:
The Tax Manager is responsible for the efficient, accurate, complete, and timely preparation of all clients’ tax returns whether prepared personally or by supervision of others. Advanced technical skills in a variety of tax and accounting areas, along with well-developed and applied management and supervisory skills are required. The Tax Manager may have input on any tax issue presented.
Performs technical tax review and approval of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity.
Assumes full responsibility for larger tax returns and delegates to the various tax preparers as deemed necessary.
Delegates, manages, and performs tax research projects to achieve an accurate and efficient product.
Participates actively in client meetings and tax planning efforts to assist the Auditing and Accounting Department w/ larger clients.
Acts as a resource for tax preparers/specialists and A&A staff on specific tax issues and/or questions.
Assists and supervises tax preparers with the more complex business returns.
Assumes client service responsibility for clients the tax manager works directly with or clients where the responsibility is delegated from the partner.
Communicates to the appropriate firm personnel important tax and tax developments affecting the firm’s clients.
Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all tax staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness.
Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, performance evaluations, developing training aids, and acting as an instructor in
professional development programs.
Assumes responsibility for smooth flow of tax returns through the tax preparation system to assure accurate, complete and timely preparation and
delivery of all clients’ tax returns.
Possesses a complete knowledge of the firm’s philosophy and its opinions on tax matters.
Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate.
Participates in firm’s practice development efforts through involvement w/ referral sources, community and industry activities.
Responsible for the engagement profitability — billings and collections.
Participate in firm’s committees and management meetings.
Proficiency in use of computer tax preparation, tax research, and tax planning software programs.
Ability to operate a computer and calculator.
Willingness to become a part of the firm’s Mentoring Program.
Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
Experience, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication, and interpersonal skills.
5+ years of experience performing research and providing quality technical advice.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrate leadership and supervisory skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including proven experience liaising with clients.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently and use good judgment.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or related equivalent, as well as CPA certification.
Masters of Science degree in Taxation or a J.D. highly preferred for Tax Management Position.
Minimum of 40 hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills, as well as to maintain license requirements.