Tax – Business Tax Services – Senior Manager and Manager Seattle, Washington,
Position summary Do you enjoy building new client relationships to grow an already existing and successful federal tax practice? Are you ready to make a greater impact on organizations by having the right people on your team to combine tax consulting solutions and innovative technology that align the tax function with business objectives, including for the additional business you bring in? We are looking for a sharp, analytical Federal Senior Tax Manager to join the Business Tax Services practice who is ready to assist in growing and maintaining our largest tax group.
What you’ll do As a Senior Tax Manager within the Business Tax Services group, you will identify effective tax solutions for new and existing clients in various industry sectors. You will work directly with the client, have access to an elite group of specialists when needed, and be connected to a strong support system from firm leadership to ensure you are set up for success in your role and career. Responsibilities will include: Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on various federal tax consulting/compliance engagements. Identifying client needs and leveraging our range of services and extensive resources to meet those needs and cross sell among various lines of service. Acting as a trusted business advisor to clients on a variety of issues including federal tax planning, accounting for income taxes, FTA (periods, methods & credits), tax provisions, tax compliance, business restructuring, and tax controversy. Managing engagement profitability, billings to clients, and engagement team resources. Assisting with drafting and presenting proposals to new and existing clients. Providing leadership, counseling, and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team.
Qualifications Required 10+ years’ experience in federal taxation Proven ability to grow and manage a book of business, and a solid reputation as a subject matter expert within federal tax Solid understanding and experience with federal tax compliance, tax planning, tax analysis, and tax research Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field CPA certification if qualified to sit for the CPA; if not qualified, licensed attorney, enrolled agent, or other appropriate certification Excellent research and writing skills Excellent presentation and communications skills Solid management experience Able to travel up to 25% Preferred Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD, and/or LLM Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience