Tax Manager

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Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 26, 2018
Job ID
2633929
Chicago-Based Consulting Firm—Downtown Chicago—Salary Commensurate with Experience
 
The Sizzle
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.
  • Work/life balance and flexibility.
  • Company puts emphasis on mentoring and continuous professional development.
 
Position Summary
Seeking a Tax Manager to assist with the coordination of tax compliance engagements, including preparation, review, and projections while having direct contact with clients daily.

Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (MBA or other advanced degree preferred), CPA, and 5+ years’ recent tax experience in public accounting or in a corporate tax compliance role.
  • Ability to train and supervise staff and seniors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to articulate complex information.
  • Strong client service skills.
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel.
  • Proficient in partnership taxation.
  • Real estate, construction, high-net worth, or manufacturing/distribution experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in individual and trust taxation and working knowledge of state income/franchise tax for multi-state filers preferred.
  • Experience with GoFileRoom, Creative Solutions, CCH Prosystem fx/CCH Axcess and RIA Checkpoint preferred.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Advise clients on a full spectrum of corporate, partnership, and individual tax services, including planning, research, and compliance.
  • Manage and review tax engagements, including corporate, partnership, S-corporation, trust, and individual tax returns.
  • Develop, mentor, and train staff-level team members.
  • Manage client needs with respect to tax services and federal and state tax compliance.
  • Develop and sustain strong client relationships.
  • Keep up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law.
  • Research various tax issues.
  • Respond to client inquires and taxing authority notices.
  • Represent clients in tax audits.
  • Assist Partners with new business development.