Tax Department Manager

 

SUMMARY:

 

A wonderful full-time career opportunity with our rapidly growing CPA firm awaits!  We will have a need primarily in our Cambridge office for a tax and advisory services professional.  The ideal candidate would train for a few months in our St. Louis Park office and then spend 3-5 days a week in our Cambridge office.  There will be a lot of opportunity to take over the Cambridge office in the coming years and advance quickly in the firm for the right individual.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits, a fun work environment, and advancement opportunities.

 

EXPERIENCE, REQUIREMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

 

  • BA/BSB in Accounting or other major with tax and accounting (through intermediate) course work completed
  • Certified Public Accountant (required)-active preferred, within one year inactive accepted
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience preparing all types of tax returns with a public CPA firm or private company.
  • Minimum of three (3) years reviewing all types of tax returns and compiled financial statements with a public CPA firm or private company.

 

REQUIREMENT & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet with clients to prepare simple and complex U.S. and state individual income, gift tax, and estate tax returns.
  • Review and manage staff deliverables including tax returns, extensions, tax planning calculations, and write-up work for all entity types (C-Corp, S-Corp, Partnership, Fiduciary, Non Profit, gift, multi-state and TX franchise).
  • Review Compiled financial statements for Corporations, Not for Profit entities, Partnerships, and Individuals, including work-papers, accounting and adjusting entries, bank reconciliations, and client books and records.
  • Prepare and review simple and complex tax planning projections for individual and corporate estimated tax liability.
  • Manage and monitor client deliverables and due dates.
  • Prepare complex U.S. and multi-state income tax returns for business entities, including consolidated and non-consolidated C-corporations, S-Corporations, Partnerships, Fiduciary, and Non-Profit Organizations.
  • Conduct simple and complex tax research and prepare memorandum outlining findings and conclusions.
  • Respond to IRS and state agency audits, inquires, and tax notices. Communicate with IRS and clients in connection with audits, inquires, and tax notices.
  • Delegate projects to staff that can handle them most efficiently and provide accounting and tax assistance to staff as needed.
  • Communicate directly with existing clients, colleagues, management, and IRS representatives regarding various tax matters.
  • Assist with business development efforts, including but not limited to, meeting with prospective clients, preparing fee quotes and proposals, and evaluating clients’ needs.
  • Lead department in knowledge of software, processes, and workflows.
  • Assist with employee training for new hires and ongoing employee training.
  • Engage in consulting and special projects as requested by Management and Clients.
  • Takes direction and reports to the Partners of the tax department.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Good oral and written communication
  • Good time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, UltraTax, or equivalent tax software.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks or equivalent accounting software desired. At minimum, must have sound knowledge of basic functionality of QuickBooks or equivalent accounting software.

 

TRAVEL

  • N/A

 

REPORTS TO:

  • Direct report to Tax Department Shareholder and indirectly to other Shareholders

 

To apply for this career opportunity, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@myslajek.com.

 

 

Locations:

Saint Louis Park, MN

1000 Shelard Parkway, 6th Floor

Saint Louis Park, MN 55426-4922

Phone: (952) 544-4147

Fax: (952) 544-2628

Cambridge, MN

119 Adams Street S

Cambridge, MN 55008-1620

Phone: (763) 689-9674

Fax: (763) 689-6635