Tax Manager

CARR, RIGGS & INGRAM, LLC - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)3.2

Carr, Riggs & Ingram (“CRI”) regional CPA and Advisory firm is the 3rd largest CPA firm in the South and growing rapidly. CRI believes in hiring talented individuals and investing in their futures by providing opportunities for professional development and career growth while also enabling our team to maintain the work life balance they seek.

Managers are people within the firm who manage particular engagements and/or projects. Managers have a broad base of professional skills including (but not limited to) establishing workload priorities, organizing and planning individual jobs, supervising others, working independently, and analyzing and researching complex matters to reach an appropriate conclusion.

CRI’s managers have an in-depth knowledge of professional and accounting standards. They can also effectively lead project teams, apply of research techniques, comprehend various clients’ accounting systems, and adapt work as required. Personal characteristics of CRI managers include (but are not limited to) integrity, trustworthiness, leadership, conscientiousness, cooperativeness, professionalism in attitude and appearance, and dedication to client service the “CRI Way.”

Essential Functions:

  • Provide a final technical review on tax returns and documents for the majority of client base
  • Research tax issues and resolutions/recommendations for those issues
  • Stay abreast of developments and changes in tax law and accounting procedures
  • Direct, coordinate, schedule and exercise functional authority for planning, organizing, coordinating and interfacing with clients to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Communicate and interface with clients to ensure the clients’ best interests are achieved
  • Direct and support subordinates’ activities to achieve objectives and set budgets by providing necessary resources and creating an enjoyable work environment to ensure quality and high performance
  • Facilitate the monitoring of the quality of our product and the performance of our personnel
  • Assign, track and manage tasks/projects that are sent to staff/supervisors to prepare
  • Take an active role in developing staff and supervisors
  • Participate in practice development and various firm activities
  • Continually build and nurture an internal and external network and leverage effective relationships to develop new business opportunities
  • Manage and oversee real-time and monthly billing functions and collections, and monitor additions to WIP, aging and write-downs
  • Facilitate and participate in “in-house” CPE and training activities
  • Maintain public certification and adequate Continuing Professional Education units


  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Minimum 6 years of public accounting experience
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Well-developed decision-making skills and initiative to make those decisions
  • Work calmly and effectively under pressure
  • Prioritize a heavy work load and remain organized
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems creatively

CRI possesses National Strength - technical expertise equivalent to many national firms - grown from Southern Roots - an acknowledgement of our dedication to client service, respect, and integrity delivered with hospitality. CRI has offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico,North Carolina,Tennessee, and Texas. You may learn more about each of our locations by visiting

Job Type: Full-time