Tax Manager

Westwood, MA

Posted: 04/14/21 Employment Type: Permanent Industry: Job Number: 107075 Pay Rate: $120,000.00

Job Description

5+ years of progressive CPA firm experience, CPA or JD as well as public experience at a large firm is preferred for this position.


Our client, one of New England’ s fastest growing independent accounting and advisory firms, is actively seeking a Tax Manager who has a strong accounting and/or advisory background.   This position currently offers remote work options and ongoing flexibility.


In this role you will be responsible for leading a profitable functional area of the practice and also supports the business development and growth initiatives of the practice.



• Review and in certain cases sign complex tax returns for accuracy and technical compliance for entities, individuals, trusts and estates

• Perform final technical review and signing of other returns

• Meet with clients to obtain tax and financial information

• Act as a resource for various departments and actively work to provide services to other professionals to meet client needs

• Conduct and supervise research, consult directly with clients and prepare correspondence dealing with very complex issues

• Supervise, coordinate, and review the work of supervisors and staff

• Represent clients in both federal and state tax audits

• Manage a significant book of business

• Manage entire client engagement including scheduling, budget, realization and billing

• Report to partners on each assigned engagement

• Participate in management of department. Identify best practices and provide guidance as to build efficiencies and streamline processes

• Work within strict deadlines which will often require overtime during tax season or other times throughout the year

• Engage in the training and professional development of staff. Provide evaluation and guidance of junior staff



• 5+ years of progressive CPA firm experience, CPA or JD preferred

• BS in Accounting, MST or MBA preferred

• Ability to adjust schedule based on peak workload times in the department

• Strong technical knowledge and expertise

• Entity taxation- C Corp. And Flow through entities (S-Corp, Partnerships, etc.)

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (public speaking skills a plus)

• A thorough understanding of firm products and services in the practice area, with a working knowledge in other practice areas


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• Family-owned/operated and servicing MA since 1989

• In 2019, ACE Employment was on the Forbes List of America's best recruitment firms out of 250 nationwide.

• Consistently on the Largest Temp Placement Firms in MA list conducted by the Boston Business Journal.

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