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Senior Accountant, Tax - Real Estate at Wipfli LLP

Senior Accountant, Tax - Real Estate

Wipfli LLP Portland, ME (Onsite) Full-Time
Create lasting, positive impact.

By considering Wipfli LLP, you've decided to go beyond the ordinary public accounting and consulting firm. At Wipfli, we create positive impact and lifetime relationships by leading and working with an outward mindset. As a member of our team, you will be inspired to think freely and follow your passion, grow as a professional by developing your skills and commit to serving our clients and communities with honesty and integrity.

Wipfli has a broad national footprint with offices coast to coast - and we're still growing! As an associate, you'll have access to skill development and career opportunities, whether you want to move up or transition into another area of specialty. You'll also have the flexibility and technology to work wherever you are, whether it's at home or in our clients' offices, or switching Wipfli offices if you're looking to move across the country.

Join a company focused on giving back to the greater good - at Wipfli, we're committed to supporting the communities we do business in. To learn more about our volunteer efforts, who we are and what we do, visit

Wipfli LLP has an opportunity for a Senior Tax Accountant to focus on Real Estate that will be able to sit in office or work remote. This individual manages client engagements to ensure outstanding client service. This individual will also ensure the firm is proactively identifying tax opportunities and serving the client's needs. Along with the duties listed below, they motivate and supervise the performance of staff, senior accountants, and managers in accordance with company policies and procedures.


* Responsible for managing and coordinating tax compliance and advisory work for clients
* Review Federal and Multi-State Partnership tax returns
* Lead client relationships on day to day tax matters supporting partners with service execution and development of extended services
* Research and consult on technical matters and special projects
* Proactively build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service
* Actively participate in business development efforts to include working collaboratively with partners and marketing professionals to target and build relationships with client prospects
* Manage, train and develop staff. Participate in the performance review process

Additional Responsibilities:

* Attain a thorough technical competency and industry specific expertise through CPE, firm/industry group events, webinars, etc.
* Review tax-related information to include tax provisions, depreciation schedules, property tax returns, etc.
* Lead multi-disciplined client service teams for account planning
* Prepare and review client correspondence (letter, e-mail, etc.)
* Actively participate in firm sponsored events for industry-specific and/or regional clients and prospects


* Requires a Bachelors Degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education and experience
* CPA certification required in the respective state in which they are practicing
* Requires at 3+ years of job related experience
* Construction/Real Estate experience required
* Requires prior accounting and/or tax experience
* Subject matter leader in similar accounting and/or tax services
* Management and/or mentoring experience with other staff members
* Experience making recommendations to management
* Prior public accounting experience desired

Amanda Feltner, from our recruiting team, will be guiding you through this process. Visit her LinkedIn page to connect!

Wipfli is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All candidates will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.



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