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Tax Manager

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Tax Manager to join our successful Elgin, IL office! As a Tax Manager, you will help support our growth, identify and seize new business opportunities and help lead the tax team. We provide an exceptional opportunity to develop professionally through exposure to strategic tax planning and compliance, deal structure consultations, and business advisory services. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in partnership, S-corporation, C-corporation, trust, exempt entities and individual taxation.

Position Description:

  • Advise clients on a full spectrum of corporate and individual tax services, including planning, research, compliance, and general mergers and acquisitions activities
  • Assist with new business development, extended service and tax issue recognition for existing clients
  • Develop, motivate, and train staff level team members
  • Manage corporate and individual 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
  • Works with the tax team to oversee and review tax returns
  • Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations
  • Handles routine client tax questions, and works with Staff and Seniors to make sure necessary information for tax return completion and compliance
  • Stays informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area, and promotes these activities to clients when appropriate
  • Completes research and special projects as needed
  • Help develop Senior and Staff accountants both technically and professionally through their career

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of 5-12 years of recent experience in Public Accounting with an emphasis in taxation
  • Experience with S Corporations and Partnerships
  • Experience with FAS109/ASC740
  • Understanding of tax code and technical aspects of tax preparation and compliance
  • CPA license
  • Ability to work closely with clients to answer questions or to collect necessary information for tax service requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as good computer skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Experience with a 20-50 person or large regional accounting firm is a plus
  • Masters of Taxation preferred, but not required

Please apply here.