Fort Wayne, IN

Job Description


Due to a retirement, our client, a privately held CPA Firm is looking for a Tax Manager. 

The Tax Manager will lead and manage multiple operations of the tax practice area to deliver quality tax services. This person will serve as a business adviser to clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise. 

Responsibilities of the Tax Manager:

  • Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within appropriate filing dates
  • Prepare and review complex federal and state individual income, gift tax, and estate returns
  • Prepare complex federal and multi-state income tax returns for S-Corporations, C-Corporations, Partnerships, and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Respond to IRS and state agency audits, inquiries, and tax notices. 
  • Conduct complex tax research and prepare memorandum outlining findings and conclusions
  • Communicate directly with existing clients, colleagues, management and IRS representatives regarding various tax matters
  • Manage staff accountants, provide feedback to them, and evaluate their progress, offer guidance and direction
  • Build relationships and interact with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise
  • Provide innovative tax planning and review complex income tax returns
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks
  • Engage in consulting and special projects as requested
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Manage and coordinate tax audits
  • Enhance existing client relationships and actively seek to develop new relationships with potential clients and referral sources that would be beneficial to the firm
  • Assist in firm administrative functions as assigned by partners.
  • Recognize opportunities to provide additional services to existing clients.


Requirements for the Tax Manager:

  • CPA Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Master’s degree in Taxation
  • 3-7 years of proven experience in Public Accounting, focused on tax
  • Excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of tax software and Microsoft Office
  • Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems
  • Exceptional client service along with the ability to develop excellent client relationships
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills
  • Analytical skills with high detail orientation
  • Experience in managing a small team, delegating work, managing performance and compliance of team members
-Growth within the firm – Partner opportunity  
-Team/family culture
-Excellent benefits
-The opportunity to make a difference
Relocation assistance available if needed.
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