Tax Manager

Sr. Manager/Tax Director – Tax Accounting and Compliance, Boston MA or New York

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to direct and manage the team of tax managers, senior associates and associates in a fast-paced and tax technically challenging work environment. Our company consults with some of the largest and smallest clients in the world on technical accounting and tax matters.

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 both within the company.

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 for  the companies clients and  internal professionals here at our company.

  • 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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