TAX SENIOR MANAGER

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 12881
Status: Inactive / Filled
Title: TAX SENIOR MANAGER
Job Location: Tampa, FL
Base Compensation: $110,000 — $150,000
Total Compensation: $135,000 — $180,000
Benefits: 5 weeks vacation
Is Employer Willing to Relocate?: Yes
Employment Type: Full Time / Direct Hire
Job Categories: Accounting; Audit ; Tax
Industries: All Industries

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?

Due to the growth of the firm's specialty tax practice, our client has engaged our firm to identify a talented individual who will lead tax engagements for large middle market and public clients (up to $1B in revenue). The Senior Tax Manager will serve in a lead role and will develop client and non-client relationships to foster Firm growth; provide superior client service and relationship management; manage resources; and be responsible for mentoring staff, seniors, and managers.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Key Responsibilities: - Provides 'partner-like' oversight to non-complex tax engagements. - In more complex tax engagements: * Works with clients and firm partners to determine engagement objectives and assumes a lead role in coordinating resources to meet such objectives. * Develops engagement budgets, coordinates required resources, bills engagements, and manages performance against stated objectives to ensure that client deliverables and firm objectives are met. * Provides guidance and experience to ensure that engagement risks are identified and appropriate responses are taken. * Provides timely on-site review of and feedback on the work of other tax personnel. * Works with engagement and client personnel to address extremely complex tax and accounting issues, reviews all finished tax deliverables and tax accruals for accuracy and completeness, and ensures that client communications (written and oral) are provided in a timely manner to avoid surprises. * Provides the engagement partner responsible for the tax work with timely status updates and communicates and involves the partner in the resolution of client service, tax or accounting problems/issues as they arise. * Focuses on one or more areas of technical specialization, with a large percentage of client service towards clients covered by this specialization, identifies planning opportunities within such areas of specialization, and provides executive level guidance and consultation relating to such specialization to other engagements and offices throughout the Firm. * Serves as a formal and informal mentor to managers and as a valued colleague to other senior managers and partners. * Contributes to overall office efficiency by providing feedback on staff performance, participating in initiatives for on-going staff development, and developing a teaming culture. * Identifies opportunities for expanded services to existing clients (through the development of “trusted advisor” status with clients served). * Develops outside relationships with a goal of fostering long-term business development opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor's in Accounting, and a Masters in Taxation preferred. - Must be CPA and have an active CPA license. - 7+ years experience in public accounting with a Big4 or Large Regional Firm. - Experience with C-corporation, federal and state tax compliance and consulting, as well as FAS 109 and FIN 48 is required. M&A, multi-state, and/or international taxation is a plus. - Familiarity with government contractors, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, technology-life science firms, or real estate/construction is desired. Previous experience with inbound and outbound transaction consulting, multi-national corporations, international restructuring, business entity selection, transfer pricing, export incentives (IC-DISC), foreign tax credit planning, and tax minimization is a bonus. - Experience with reviewing tax provisions and deferred taxes for audits is required. - Strong understanding of IRS practice and procedure is required. - Ability to manage and coordinate a tax audit. Primary contact for IRS audit or other tax authorities. - Ability to understand, apply, and be able to help staff understand and apply policies from tax quality control documents. - Proficiency with personal computers including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prior experience with Go System, ProSystem fx, CCH, RIA, Engagement Manager, or other accounting systems is a plus.
Education: Bachelor's
  
Certifications: Certified Public Accountant
  
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