Supervisor, ESG



Under limited supervision, prepares federal and state tax returns of individuals and businesses; also prepares other tax filings (sales, payroll, excise, gift, trusts, estates,


  • Responsible for the preparation and review of business entities and individuals.
  • Performs complete and efficient reviews of individual and business tax returns while providing guidance and supervision to other staff
  • Calculate and/or review federal and state quarterly estimates and annual extensions
  • Exhibits a desire to understand more complex business/tax transactions and related issues
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform complex Tax research and apply the knowledge obtained
  • Provides research support to a transaction review process
  • Demonstrates an ability to prepare complex individual and business tax returns on a timely and efficient basis
  • Exhibits an understanding of client's business objectives and performs tax research with a view for alternatives to satisfy those objectives
  • Works effectively with associates and superiors in analyzing business transactions
  • Demonstrates the ability to effectively gather data from client, Audit Department, and third party sources
  • Research and draft memorandum for unusual tax matters at client request; involves specialists where appropriate
  • Analysis of FAS 109 and Fn 48 accounting/adjustments and related tax rate impact
  • Handle and resolve tax controversies
  • Manage multiple engagements simultaneously
  • Supervise, train, and mentor staff accountants on projects and assess performance through formal periodic multi-rater reviews and informal feedback
  • Be available to other departments for consultation as needed
  • Involved in the networking and business development within your tax area of expertise and specialization; effectively developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Contributor to the Firm's marketing outreach program and writing tax articles for client newsletter
  • Begin staff development and training
  • Prepare workpapers supporting current and deferred tax provisions

    Additional Duties included but not limited to:

    Supervisory level tax professionals are expected to have a strong knowledge of requisite software and internal work flow/procedures. Tax professionals should be experienced with the AICPA Professional Code of Conduct. It is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with the firm's code of ethics, independence rules and quality control practices.
  • BS/BA degree Accountancy
  • CPA or cpa candidate
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in federal and corporate tax compliance work in public accounting
  • Experience in a multitude of industries providing tax planning, consulting, research, and compliance review for individual, corporate, and partnership clients and with large multi-national clients
  • Flexible enough to handle complex assignments as well as routine tax work, both of which require hands onadvanced tax experience
  • Must be able to research routine and complex tax issues
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, tax-preparation & write-up programs, and online tax research
Brown Smith Wallace is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by the law. Brown Smith Wallace is committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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