Tax Manager

Tampa CPA Firm Looking for it's Next Tax Director ASAP

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A bit about us:

A Tampa CPA Firm that has been around in for over 25 years is looking for it's next CPA Tax Director/Compliance Manager.
This is a team that has been in Tampa for over 50 years and have watched it grow so they really know their clients very well.

Why join us?

Great Benefits
Great established client base
A Firm that everyone cares about each other and there clients
Flexible Schedule
Great Benefits
Work Life Balance

Job Details

Summary of responsibilities:

A Tax Director / Compliance Manager is a liaison between the partner, the client and the professional team. TD/CM's are responsible for managing multiple accounting projects and client engagements simultaneously. TD/CM's are also responsible for the efficient, accurate, complete and timely preparation of all clients’ tax returns. Advanced technical skills in a variety of tax and accounting areas, along with well-developed and applied management and supervisory skills are required. TD/CM's make decisions on all but the most unusual tax situations. TD/CM's develop and train team members and make associations to develop new business for the firm.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs technical tax review and approval of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity.

  • Assumes full responsibility for larger tax returns and delegates to the various team members as deemed necessary.

  • Responsible for all phases of a compilation, or review engagement.

  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year; possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and the facets of client’s business.

  • Participates actively in client meetings and tax planning efforts.

  • Plan and schedule team members’ engagements using firm policies and procedures.

  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all team members; reviews team assignments for appropriateness.

  • Delegates and manages tax research projects to achieve an accurate and efficient product.

  • Communicates to appropriate firm personnel important tax and tax developments affecting the firm’s clients. This may include
presenting in-firm continuing education.

  • Delegates and manages governmental tax examinations; may represent the client before the appropriate taxing authorities.

  • Evaluates internal controls and work programs prepared by team members.

  • Adheres to engagement time budgets.

  • Supervises team and provides on-the-job training; reviews tax returns, work papers and reports prepared by team.

  • Works to develop responsible trained staff by assisting in recruiting, performance evaluations, developing training aids, and
acting as an instructor in professionals development programs.

  • Anticipates problem areas of engagement and questions that will arise.

  • Keeps partner informed of all important developments on engagement; analyzes problems and recommends solutions.

  • Assumes responsibility for smooth flow of tax returns through the tax preparation system to assure accurate, complete and timely
preparation and delivery of all clients’ tax returns.

  • Ensures that financial statements, tax returns, and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with professional and
firm standards.

  • Communicates progress of engagements, problems and resolutions to client.

  • Possesses a complete knowledge of the firm’s philosophy and its opinions on financial matters.

  • Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends for possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business

  • May also perform functions as a Client Service Manager.

  • Required Experience:
  • At least 3 years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a progression in complexity, scope and number of engagements managed.

  • Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Masters degree in accounting.
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and
business skills.
  • Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Required Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge:
  • A current and valid certified public accountant’s license (Florida) is required.
  • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of CPAs.
  • Proficiency in use of computers, computer accounting software, tax preparation, tax research, tax planning software programs,
spreadsheet and word processing programs.
  • Ability to operate a computer and calculator.

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Tampa, FL
Job Type
$85,000 - $150,000