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Tax Manager

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Ref No: 20-03817
  • Date: September 18, 2020
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Job Description - Tax Manager

  • Service various client needs from tax compliance, tax consulting, tax research, tax planning, etc. (CHALLENGING WORK AND PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES)
  • Promotion to next level, Tax Senior Manager, and higher levels is based on individual performance NOT on a limited number of openings (CULTIVATING A NON-COMPETITIVE ENVRIRONMENT - WE’RE IN IT TOGETHER!)
  • Downtown Chicago or Deerfield office (YOUR CHOICE!)

General Responsibilities:

  • Provide consulting and planning strategies to clients.
  • 100% review of tax returns for Individuals (1040), Partnerships (1065), and S and C-corps (1120) and others, as assigned.
  • Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds reviewer’s and client’s expectations
  • Handle routine client tax questions, research tax issues, and work with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance.
  • Assist in tax field exams and any tax notice resolutions.
  • Recognize and inform senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients.
  • Provide training for interns and entry level staff.
  • Ensure professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate.
  • Travel to client sites as needed.

Experience and Skills:

Education, Experience, Competencies:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Accounting or Tax
  • 7+ years of public accounting experience required, specifically with partnerships and corporations (S and C-corps)
  • CPA required
  • Must understand tax code and technical aspects of tax compliance and preparation
  • Experience supervising and mentoring staff
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Analytical, problem solving abilities
  • Flexibility to adapt to new situations
  • Ability to prioritize effectively
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, team environment


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