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Tax Manager

LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors Houma Full-Time
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  • Reviews and manages tax returns, extensions, and tax planning calculations
  • Prepares complex federal and state income taxes and estate and gift taxes
  • Supervises and manages large tax engagements
  • Identifies solutions for client issues
  • Completes assignments within budgeted time frame and within firm quality standards
  • Assigns projects to appropriate team members
  • Recognizes opportunities to provide additional services to new or existing clients
  • Assists in business development by meeting with potential clients
  • Maintains long-term focus on client relationships by maintaining client contact with appropriate individuals throughout the year
  • Coaches, develops, and motivates fellow staff members, including interns through senior associates
  • Assists in the development and training of new staff
  • Recruits for future staff hires

Credentials and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Master of Science in Taxation preferred but not required
  • CPA certification required
  • 4-8 years of public accounting experience with a national or regional firm in their tax department

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong knowledge and experience in tax preparation and review
  • Strong knowledge of authoritative federal and state taxation including income taxes and estate and gift taxes
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with consistency and accuracy
  • High level of professionalism
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • High sense of urgency
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Skills required

Tax Planning
International Taxation
Standard Accounting Practices
Corporate Tax
Fin 48
Technical Accounting
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