Tax Manager

Overview

Experience the difference, experience the Baker Tilly difference. Be relevant, dedicate yourself to one industry and become the expert every client desires.  Be challenged, experience greater responsibility and learning opportunities earlier in your career.  Be someone, don’t be a number.  We treat everyone as individuals with their own unique goals and aspirations.  Be heard, your opinions and contributions matter – everyday.

 

At Baker Tilly, we live core values of collaboration, integrity, passion and stewardship. They represent who we are, what we stand for, and what we are working together to achieve. We embrace an inspiring workplace that provides opportunity for our people to learn, grow, and contribute while being solid corporate citizens, engaged in and giving back to the communities where we live and work. 

 

Join us as a Tax Manager and begin to make a difference!

 

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

 

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 34,700 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.6 billion.

 

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Responsibilities

  • Lead client relationships on day to day tax matters supporting partners with service execution and development of extended services.
  • Plan and participate in tax projects and compliance on various clients ranging from middle market to multinational client engagements.
  • Consult on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate and flow through taxation, accounting methods, ASC740, and implications to owners.
  • Research and consult on various tax matters, respond to IRS and other tax authority inquiries when requested, make recommendations to the client for consideration.
  • Coordinate with specialty tax practice on complicated tax matters in the state and local, international and credits/incentives area.
  • Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon knowledge gained relative to the client's operations, processes, and business objectives.
  • Proactively build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service.
  • Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls.
  • Manage, supervise, train and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisal process.
  • Manage engagements and projects in order to achieve specific revenue and profit objectives through the management of the client's budget, invoicing for time incurred and collecting fees billed.
  • Invest in professional development through active participation in training sessions and networking events both internally and externally.
  • Assist with recruiting activities to include campus recruiting along with referring experienced individuals to the firm and participating in the firm's Employee Referral Bonus Program.
  • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent, Master’s Degree, MST, JD or other applicable advanced degree preferred.
  • CPA and/or JD required
  • Five (5) plus years of experience working in tax compliance and tax consulting in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience
  • Excellent analytical, technical and accounting skills with familiarity in US GAAP, S Corporations, C Corporations, Partnerships and Pass-through experience
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of client teams in various industries
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements in a fast paced environment
  • Focus or proficiency in one or more of the following:
    • Income tax provisions (ASC 740)
    • High Net Worth / Gift / Estate Tax planning
    • State and Local Tax planning and compliance
    • Mergers and acquisitions


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