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Tax Manager - NonProfit


KLR is one of the fastest growing accounting firms in New England. Due to department growth, we are seeking a Not for Profit (NFP) Tax Manager to join our firm based in any of our New England offices, Boston, Waltham, Providence, or Newport, on a flexible hybrid basis.

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, a remote workforce throughout the US, and has more than 280 professionals.

As a Manager on our Tax Team, you will utilize your educational background as well as your organizational skills as you work on clients of the Firm.

Position Description

  • Serve as client's trusted advisor, demonstrate knowledge of industry trends, identify client issues and conflicts; proactively communicate solution options to client and team.
  • Manage staff on engagement deliverables (such as tax returns, work papers, etc.); complete technical and strategic reviews as a member of the financial engagement review.
  • Ensure quality control standards are met; ensure on time delivery and on budget.
  • Work collaboratively with team members to and provide advice to clients regarding exempt organization and tax return issues.
  • Utilize tax preparation software to prepare, review and process complex tax returns.
  • Prepare and review forms 990, 990-PF and 990-T in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Ensure both that clients comply with all applicable authorities, while at the same time minimizing their tax and reporting burdens.
  • Comply with all firm policies, and standards and ensure that client service teams are also in compliance.
  • Ability to manage multiple clients and deadlines to match internal and client expectations for timely delivery of service.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply current tax practices
  • Identify when research is needed; clearly and concisely frame issues to be researched; clearly and concisely report and communicate the analysis
  • Provide timely and constructive feedback to client engagement team members.
  • Develop, train and supervise associate and supervisor level team members.
  • Work closely with tax partners to satisfy the needs with planning compliance.

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.

Position Requirements

  • BS Degree in Accounting
  • Master's degree in Taxation or related field preferred
  • CPA, CPA track, Enrolled Agent or equivalent certification is preferred
  • 5+ years of federal exempt organizations tax experience
  • Public Accounting Tax experience preferred
  • Strong skills in reviewing and compliance skills regarding 990, 990-PF and 990-T information returns.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements and related expectations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated leadership and supervisory ability, strong operational and project management skills.

We are seeking a full time candidate. Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with expected overtime during our peak season: April to May and October to November and sporadically through the rest of the year. These periods require increasing normal weekly hours, which include may include weekends.


KLR offers a wide range of benefits including: health and dental insurance, paid time-off and a competitive retirement savings plan with company match. 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 17 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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