PKF Texas is seeking a Tax Manager. This position will have responsibilities in the oversight of enterprise tax compliance engagements, tax planning, and tax provisions for public and private clients. Engagements include but are not limited to the following: corporate taxation and consolidated returns; S-Corporation taxation; Partnership taxation; high net worth individuals; and general multistate income/franchise tax matters.
This position offers an excellent opportunity for leadership, learning and career advancement to the right candidate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects while effectively controlling time and expenses.
Provide and develop tax planning techniques for clients while addressing client needs.
Seek new opportunities from existing and potential clients with recommendations for appropriate additional services.
Communicate and interact closely with the client’s advisors, such as attorneys and financial managers.
Recognize complex technical issues and perform research reaching appropriate conclusions and applying authority to support conclusions.
Prepare tax memorandums on technical issues.
Prepare and review quarterly and annual income tax provisions; identify and document uncertain tax positions.
Assist clients with management of federal and state tax audits and negotiate tax positions.
Organize, prioritize and effectively meet deadlines in an efficient and accurate manner.
Schedule and manager engagement team resources.
Supervise staff and seniors and provide them with leadership, counseling and career guidance.
Possess a strong background in engagement management and know how to manage all aspects of client accounts.
Participate in mentoring, training, recruiting, retention and team-building activities.
Present internal and external training and seminars on technical issues.
5-10 years of public accounting compliance and advisory skills.
Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Advanced degree preferable. Degrees need to be from an accredited college/university.
CPA certification required or other professional certification relevant to specialized services areas.
Experience with tax preparation and research software required – Go Systems, BNA Income Tax Planner, GoFileRoom and Checkpoint desired.
Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to reason and effectively multi-task. Strong communication skills with the ability to apply understanding to carry out and to give instructions in written, oral, or diagram form.
Hands on experience with review and preparation of all forms and schedules related to individuals, corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, consolidated, and state returns.
Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and tax compliance and consulting.
Experience with inbound and outbound transaction consulting, multi-national corporation experience, transfer pricing, foreign tax credit utilization, and tax minimization preferred.
Strong research and compliance skills.
Demonstrated experience in building, interfacing and managing clientele base.
Excellent supervisory, organizational, problem solving, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Exceptional client service and communication skills.
Excellent project management and presentation skills.
Additional Salary Information: Discretionary bonus and great perks.
About PKF Texas
Located in the Galleria area, PKF Texas is the largest locally owned and operated CPA firm in Houston. With approximately 150 team members, the firm serves mid-sized growing companies, as well as publicly traded companies and individuals who enjoy the benefits of working with a client-centric firm. PKF Texas is a member of the Leading Edge Alliance, an international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms, and PKF International, with offices in 440 cities, 150 countries and 5 continents.
PKF Texas runs their business with a clear commitment to corporate social responsibility. Whether they are sponsoring events or encouraging their team to donate volunteer hours to their favorite charities, PKF Texas is the CPA firm who gets it. They are everywhere they need to be to make an impact in the Houston community. PKF Texas has been recognized with over 175 honors - from recognition of our culture to initiatives driven by the work done by PKF Texans or the demonstrated leadership ability of our team members. How do we know we're a great place to work? We know because we continually ask. We have been a named Best Place to Work - by local, state an...d national publications. Our survey results have been used to form task forces, create new perks and shape educational sessions offered at PKF University. They say you can tell a lot about an organization by the company it keeps. PKF Texas has been proud to accept these honors alongside the best in the accounting industry, as well as some of Houston's Fortune 500 companies. We're committed to being a great place to work. A lot of public accounting firms talk about their culture. At PKF Texas, we turn talk into action. From the board room to the break room, the people of PKF Texas are dedicated professionals who enjoy each other, our clients, and our collaborative and innovative environment – and lead rich lives outside the office. Our slogan says it all: PKF - People the Key to our Future®. At PKF Texas, your voice will be heard and your career ambitions valued. We believe that in order to delight our clients, we must nurture a culture that concentrates as much on our people as on the numbers. We believe appreciation will be infectious. We believe wins should be celebrated. We believe our team members are our second family.
To learn more about our firm, culture, internship program and career opportunities, please visit www.pkftexas.com or follow us on social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram & Twitter).