This is a great opportunity for someone to take their career to the next level. In 2-3 years, the Partner over Franchise Tax will be retiring, thus giving the right candidate an opportunity to take over.
The Tax Manager will be responsible for managing the entire Franchise Services tax department – this includes team members in three physical locations. Advanced technical skills with well-developed and applied management and supervisory skills are required. Job Requirements Broad knowledge of tax law Experience conducting tax research Extensive experience working in individual, partnership and corporate tax areas. The ability to understand and manage the non-recurring services part of our practice. Ensures that tax returns, and other compliance returns are prepared in accordance with professional and Firm standards. Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness. Monitors time budgets. Leads staff and provides on-the-job training; reviews work papers and returns prepared by staff. Anticipates problem areas and questions that will arise during the course of a project. Keeps Partner informed of all-important developments; analyzes problems and recommends solutions. Coordinates progress reports and inquires with the relationship manager to keep the client updated. Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in performance evaluations. Prepares invoices for clients and communicates details of the fees to clients and the consulting relationship manager. Possesses a complete knowledge of the Firm’s philosophy and its opinions on financial matters. Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate. Attention to client service and adding value to clients’ businesses is an integral part of the job requirements. Managers must demonstrate their ability to identify cross-selling opportunities and follow through with those opportunities or refer them to other professionals if necessary. Takes responsibility for accuracy of data entry, accumulation, and maintenance in all aspects of what we do as an accounting and consulting Firm. Learns through Mentor or other Partners proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload.
Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in tax, demonstrating a progression in complexity and scope. Three (3) to five (5) years of supervisory experience preferred. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting. Must be licensed CPA. Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills.\ Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication and interpersonal skills.