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Tax Supervisor/Manager

Position Purpose
The Tax Supervisor/Manager is responsible for contributing to the achievement of the firm’s objectives including:

  • Assisting with existing clients assigned to you by the partners
  • Supervising staff assigned to your projects
  • Assisting with staff coaching, mentoring and training
  • Project planning/scheduling
  • Participating in community service and networking opportunities

Position Reports To    
Managers and partners

Position Responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of the Supervisor/Manager are:

  • Engagement planning and scheduling
    • Assigning adequate resources to projects in light of other scheduling requirements
    • Managing budgets for his/her jobs, raising red flags to the partner/manager when a project grows out of scope or is moving toward a budgetary or timing overage
    • Supervising staff assigned to his/her projects to insure that schedules, budgets, and quality requirements are met, including review of workpapers and tax returns
    • Provide on-the-job training to staff
    • Communicating the engagement status with the partner/manager, the client and their advisors on a timely and ongoing basis
  • Technical Skills
    • Attending Continuing Professional Education seminars as agreed upon with the partners and as needed to stay up-to-date on current accounting pronouncements and tax law.
  • Office Administration and Client Service
    • Research
    • Participating in staff training and mentoring
  • Preparation and review of individual and business tax returns and financial statements

Skills and Education Required
The skills and education required for this position are:

  • CPA certificate and Bachelor’s degree in accounting and an interest in working with small to medium-sized businesses
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in public accounting
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good research skills
  • Positive, can-do demeanor with a willingness to “dig in” and get the work done
  • Good understanding, comprehension, and ability to articulate auditing, accounting, and tax concepts
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to supervise others.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel and other accounting software used at the firm

Measures of Success
The Supervisor/Manager will be deemed to have been successful when he or she has:

  • Completed the engagements assigned to him/her within the expected budgets
  • Received positive feedback from his/her clients, managers and partners
  • Exhibited the actions and positive attitude in participation in the other aspects of firm growth as articulated above
  • Begun development of their own referrals from satisfied clients and their contacts in the community

If you are interested in the Tax Supervisor/Manager position at Machen McChesney please submit your resume.

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