Senior Tax Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 05-31-2018
Title: Sr Tax Manager
Real Estate and Partnership Taxation

Status: Full time - Permanent
Location: Century City, Los Angeles

We are looking for a senior tax manager CPA/EA or tax principal with experience in real estate and partnership taxation.
We are a rapidly growing CPA firm in Century City and our staff are professionals, well-seasoned individuals from the Big CPA Firms.

Essential Functions:
1. Performs technical tax review and approval of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity.
2. Assumes full responsibility for larger tax returns and delegates to the various tax preparers as deemed necessary.
3. Demonstrates thorough knowledge and proficiency in advanced technical skills necessary for advising clients.
4. Performs all task related to client service and sees that assignments are accomplished within budgeted time.
5. Delegates and manages tax research projects to achieve an accurate and efficient product.
6. Participates actively in client meetings and tax planning efforts to assist the Auditing and Accounting Department with larger clients.
7. Acts as a resource for tax preparers/specialists and A&A staff on specific tax issues and/or questions.
8. Assumes tax preparation responsibility for the more complex business returns.
9. Assumes client service responsibility for clients the Tax Manager works directly with or clients where the responsibility is delegated from the Partner.
10. Communicates to the appropriate firm personnel important tax and tax developments affecting the firms’ clients.
11. Delegates and manages governmental tax examinations; may represent the client before the appropriate taxing authorities. 12. Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all tax staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness.
13. Supervises tax staff and provides on-the-job training.
14. Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, performance evaluations, development training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
15. 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.
16. Adheres to accurate and timely billing and collection processes are made.
17. Possesses a complete knowledge of the firms’ philosophy and its opinions on tax matters.
18. Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated knowledge of current tax laws.
2. Proficiency in use of computer tax preparation, tax research, and tax planning software programs.
3. Ability to operate a computer and calculator.
4. Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to complete work in an efficient and accurate manner.
5. Ability to reason and effectively multi-task.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the development, coaching and training of Supervising Seniors, Seniors, Semi-seniors and Staff accountants. 2. Must be familiar with the qualifications of all Tax staff members for the development and instruction of their training needs.
3. Participates in reviews and evaluations of the Tax Department.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. At least five to seven years experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression in tax complexity, scope, and research.
2. At least two (2) years experience representing clients before taxing authorities.
3. Minimum one (1) year experience supervising and directing work of tax preparers.
4. Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, Master’s degree in taxation preferred.
5. A current and valid certified public accountant’s license is required.
6. Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of CPAs.

This job description does not list all the duties of the job. You may be asked by Partners or peers to perform, or assist in performing, other instructions and duties. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. Management has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason

If you are interested for this position, please send an updated word document copy of your resume to
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