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Tax Manager

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Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 11/21/2013
Categories: Accounting
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Metro Kansas City CPA firm is seeking to hire an experienced manager of the tax department. Individual must possess strong supervisory/managerial skills as well as proven technical abilities in a variety of tax disciplines.  The hired manager will have direct supervisory responsibility over tax staff and operation of tax department. Our firm prepares income tax returns in a paperless environment using state of the art tax preparation software. We also provide a variety of tax planning services.


Experience – minimum ten years past experience in taxation.

Salary – negotiable

Location – Overland Park, KS


Primary areas of responsibility for the Tax Manager

  • Conducts reviews of returns prepared by others (1040, 1065, 1120, 1120S, 1041, 990, 706,709)
  • Along with Managing Tax Partner accepts and manages new tax clients of the firm and interviews tax clients as needed
  • Provides supervision and other HR functions for the tax staff
  • Maintains tax logs, tax proforma, organizers and other monitoring tools
  • Provides support to tax department on technical issues of taxation & use of software
  • Evaluates best practices in tax services
  • Manages tax  education for department personnel
  • Coordinates outside tax education & webinars.
  • Responsible for internal in-house education in taxation
  • Keeps abreast of daily changes and developments  in taxation through the use of the firm’s research software and resources
  • Annually renews tax preparation and tax research software licensing
  • Installs periodic updates to software