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Tax Manager - Corporate Tax

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KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. We are seeking a Corporate Tax Manager to join our team. KLR is ranked as one of the Top 100 accounting and business consulting firms in the United States.

KLR operates four (4) offices in MA and RI and has more than 280 professionals.As a key member of our Tax Team, the Manager will utilize his/her technical skills and educational background and apply expertise on a variety of engagements with clients of the Firm.

This critical role in our growing Tax practice includes managing client relationships, performing technical tax work and managing staff. Our department is dedicated to assisting various clients with tax compliance and planning. He/she will be responsible for the following:

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as client’s trusted advisor, demonstrate knowledge of industry trends, identify client issues and conflicts; proactively communicate solution options to client and team
  • Review corporate tax returns, and assist in preparation of larger highly complex returns
  • Preparation and review of corporate tax provisions, ASC 740
  • Knowledge of corporate foreign tax compliance (Forms 5471, 5472’s, GILTI)
  • Act as a resource for tax staff and senior tax accountants.
  • Perform tax research on related client issues.
  • Become involved in tax planning for pass-through business clients and the individual taxpayer.
  • Prepare BNA projections and become involved in planning for less complex clients.
  • Assist accounting and auditing staff members in client meetings.
  • Analyze IRS notices and drafts responses.
  • Delegate work to tax staff and senior tax accountants and supervises work.
  • Participate in tax department administrative projects.
  • Act as director-in-charge for personal tax return clients.
  • Act as key client contact person for smaller engagements.
  • Bill clients and discusses fees with smaller clients.
  • Contribute to the client service team by producing quality work with quick turnaround and attentive service.
  • Establishes positive working relationships with all partners and staff members.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change from time to time with notice whenever possible, but not guaranteed.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Master’s degree in Taxation or related field preferred
  • 6+ years of accounting experience prior experience in public accounting
  • CPA, Enrolled Agent (EA), is a must
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing, both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Proficient use of applicable technology (ProFX Engagement and Axcess knowledge a plus)

Benefits

KLR offers a wide range of benefits including: health and dental insurance, paid time-off and a competitive retirement savings plan. We offer tuition assistance, in-house education programs and offer employees opportunities for community involvement.

Come join a firm who has recently been recognized as a “Best Place to Work” for 16 years by the Providence Business Journal and voted as a Top 100 Firm in the country by Accounting Today!

KLR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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