Tax Supervisor or Manager

Insero & Co CPAs LLP - Ithaca, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $130,000 a year
We are seeking a Tax Supervisor or Manager level professional based on experience - focusing on our Business Services Tax practice in Ithaca, NY. Responsible for primarily business tax returns, but may also assist with some 1040 prep and review.

We are looking for a dynamic Tax professional to join our growing team. We offer tremendous growth and development opportunities to assist with both your personal and professional goals. Are you ready for a new challenge? If you're interested in working in a vibrant firm with stimulating assignments and growth potential, this is the opportunity for you. We are not your typical CPA Firm we truly recognize and value our employees balance between work and life.

Business entity and Personal tax return prep

Reviews tax returns/work files for completeness, accuracy and compliance; communicates with and trains staff on areas needing improvement

Assumes the responsibility for the smooth flow of tax returns

Management level hire would manage workloads and work products of other tax staff members; delegates tax work to staff

Monitors tax deadlines to ensure that returns are prepared on a timely basis; communicates with managers during the preparation process to identify any tax issues needing addressing and to pull jobs so that they reach the technical review stage timely

Supervises extension process to ensure accurate and timely preparation

Supervises tax planning of entities and more complex personal tax returns

Monitors and analyzes all incoming tax notices and drafts responses

Trains interns/staff to prepare effective responses to tax notices and reviews for accuracy

Performs tax research and helps train staff to do the same; schedules annual tax research training session for all tax staff

Develops a general understanding of firm philosophy

Informs clients (or staff member) of tax options available and possible outcomes through clear and concise memos, emails or letters

Seeks and communicates efficiencies in producing quality work products

Initiates new work for existing clients

Stays current on new legislation and educates staff and clients

Acts as a resource for interns and tax staff

Reads all incoming tax literature and disperses to/trains staff as appropriate

Oversees tax, tax planning and fixed asset software to ensure defaults are properly set; disseminates software enhancements to staff

Acts as key client contact person for select engagements

Contributes to the client service team by producing quality work with quick turnaround and attentive service

Establishes good working relationships with all staff

Our Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding paid time off program (4-5 weeks based on level), spot bonus program, ten paid holidays, 401(k) plan with firm contributions, tuition reimbursement program, 100% employer paid parking, a variety of different health care plan options along with company flexible spending credits. We offer tremendous growth and development opportunities to assist with both your personal and professional goals.

Bachelor's degree (Masters in Tax is a plus) in accounting and CPA license is required; along with a minimum of 4 years tax experience (business, partnership and 1040 tax prep and review exp in a public accounting firm). A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience is required for a management level position. Qualified candidates will have experience with all different entity types. Candidates must be proactive in tax planning ideas/processes. A proven record of building sustainable client relationships. Have a working knowledge of Paperless systems such as GoFileRoom and tax software such as ProSystems. Have a professional demeanor with excellent communication skills. Enjoy working with people and understand the importance of nurturing and building the firm's clientele. Be ethical, conscientious, detail oriented, and well organized.