Tax Manager- Senior

We are looking for a Senior Manager/Tax Director in Tax Accounting and Compliance in Boston for a company that places a high value on a culture of continued learning, where teamwork is encouraged and excellence professional service is rewarded. They offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of very challenging opportunities throughout your career.

Position Summary:

We seek a highly motivated individual to direct and manage it’s team of tax managers, senior associates and associates in a fast-paced and tax technically challenging work environment. The company consults with some of the largest and smallest clients in the world on technical accounting and tax matters. Its’s unique client base of venture backed privately held companies to global multi-billion dollar fortune 500 Companies provides for a unique work environment for highly motivated self-starters to continue and enhance their careers.

This position reports directly to the Partner-in-Charge of Tax and will require an in-depth knowledge of corporate global and U.S. planning, tax accounting (“ASC 740”), and compliance. The individual in this position should have a proven record of building successful tax teams and working closely with executive and operational leadership.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the Review of quarterly and annual income tax provisions including current and deferred tax analysis in accordance with ASC 740 for multiple clients.

  • Have a deep knowledge base in tax accounting theory and tax compliance rules.

  • Review stand-alone and consolidated federal and state “C-Corp” income tax returns prepared by tax managers and other tax staff.

  • Assist with planning and other special projects.

  • Work directly with clients on-site as part of an overall tax team.

  • A track rack record of successful new business development experience a plus

  • Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel; support other team members.

  • Participate and actively contribute to new business development activities

  • Experience and continued interest in developing and mentoring junior team members

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills; solid team player.

  • Experience managing income tax provision process and related footnote disclosures on an annual and quarterly basis. Has had exposure to valuation allowance issues, stock compensation, return-to provision adjustments, tax account reconciliations, R&D tax credits, tax basis purchase accounting, IRC Section 382 limitations, elections and incentives available to start-up and large “C” Corporations, exposure to the reporting requirements of APB 23.

  • Analysis and maintenance of inventory of uncertain tax positions, ASC – 740 – 10

  • Assist with the coordination of U.S. Federal, state and foreign income tax return filings.

  • Have knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standards and internal controls.

  • Supervise, motivate, and train junior level team members.

  • Manage multiple engagements which include consulting, compliance, and tax planning services

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10+ years of broad based, relevant public accounting/or corporate tax experience with significant U.S. GAAP accounting skills.

  • Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.

  • Have leadership skills demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with external senior executives

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field

  • Master’s in Taxation/or CPA is preferred

  • Travel – own transportation required; be willing to travel to local client sites

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