Director – Tax Accounting

Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned tax accounting professional and leader for our Director – Tax role. This role is an established, growth-minded, strategic leadership position in the firm that will help establish and meet the operating and growth goals of the firm, maintain our standard of unparalleled service and commitment to our clients, as we help them navigate the many financial aspects of their business.

Responsibilities

What you will do:

  • Understand rules, regulations, and code of professional conduct of the AICPA.
  • Act as a strategic leader for the organization; identifies and drives initiatives on behalf of the firm.
  • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and externally with the goal of acquiring new clients, projects, and revenue.
  • Participation with Firm ownership in development of organizational vision and operational strategies for the future growth of the Firm.
  • Utilizes strong people leadership and communication skills to help lead departmental team, provide strategic guidance, and foster staff development through direct coaching.
  • Provides advice, solutions and guidance for non-routine matters in the operation of the Firm.
  • Act as trusted tax consultant for clients by researching various tax matters, responding to IRS and other tax authority inquiries, and make recommendations to the client.
  • Review tax returns, workpapers, adjusted trial balances, depreciation schedules.
  • Maintain and further expertise pertinent to their practice or area of specialty, through training and other appropriate endeavors.

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Taxation, or a similar degree in business.
  • CPA required.
  • Strategic mindset of running a small public accounting firm; be able to see the “big picture.”
  • Ability to develop and build business relationships to sell and drive new business to the firm.
  • Ability to think strategically and execute, while focusing on the details, commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects.
  • Experience in managing a sizeable book of business.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Strong and effective communicator.
  • Interest in and a proven leader of people.
  • Great people skills
  • An entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Have strong expertise with 8+ years of tax accounting experience and is well-versed in Corporate, S Corporation and Partnership taxation. Experience in Trust taxation is a plus.
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects
  • Strong knowledge of accounting software, as well as Microsoft Excel and other Office Suite products.
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S.

We offer a great benefits package including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan, match and profit sharing
  • Opportunity for growth and development
  • A fun and engaging team to work with

If this sounds interesting and you would like to join our Walz Group team, please complete the application form below and include your resume and cover letter.

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