Senior Tax Manager

Join our Team for Professional Growth, 5 Weeks PTO, and Busy-Season Excitement: Work 45-55 Hours a Week and Make an Impact!

  • Chicago, IL +1
  • $130,000 - $200,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: Josh Nix
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A bit about us:

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” We foster a “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence!

We embrace a "work for YOUR day” model which, simply put, meaning no one knows the best place for you to physically work better than you. Our staff choose their work location based on their individual day’s needs, and gives them the flexibility they need when they need it. If staff need to go into the office to collaborate, the space is there, and if they have a day where they need to focus alone, then staying home works just fine, too.

Why join us?

  • We value each individual employee and offer strong career growth potential based on ability
  • 20 days of vacation with floating holidays
  • Offer a work/life balance even during busy season
  • Work from home options available. If in office we offer occasional free lunches.
  • Social gatherings outside of work with co-workers
  • Large/complex clients
  • Family environment with supportive team with laid back culture

Job Details

Our tax and accounting firm is seeking a Senior Tax Manager to join our growing team. As a Senior Tax Manager, you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clients, providing technical guidance to our team, and leading the development of new client relationships. You will also have the opportunity to work directly with Managers, Senior Managers, and Partners internally, and with Accounting Managers, Controllers, and C-Suite individuals externally.


  • Review and manage complex tax engagements for partnership, corporate, and individual tax clients, including federal, foreign, state and local tax returns, estimated payments and extensions, and assisting with Federal and State tax audits.
  • Determine appropriate tax objectives, scope and methodology and actively participate in decision making with client's management to understand the broader impact of current decisions and possible solutions.
  • Identify tax solutions and opportunities for clients including federal or state credits or items generated from tax law changes.
  • Effectively leverage available technology (e.g. CCH Axcess) and other resources to maximize technical application to project, and holds the engagement team to the same standard.
  • Serve as the primary engagement manager with economic responsibilities for billing, realization, and collections.
  • Participate in internal and external networking events, including client meetings, industry events, etc.
  • Supervise and develop a team of 3-5 associates on each engagement in the areas of client engagement management and applied technical tax knowledge.
  • Contribute to the growth of the business by leading proposal development and sales calls.
  • Collaborate with Partners and Senior Managers in strategic planning and business development initiatives.


  • A minimum of 8 years of recent experience in public accounting with a focus on tax.
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA or Bar License required.
  • Experience managing and leading teams.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Knowledge of tax software such as CCH Axcess, ProSystem fx Tax, and QuickBooks is preferred.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with clients.

If you are a driven and ambitious Senior Tax Manager looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level, we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, as well as a supportive and dynamic work environment.

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Denver, CO
Chicago, IL
Job Type
$130,000 - $200,000