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Tax Manager

Woodland Hills, CA
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Embark on an exceptional career opportunity as a Tax Manager with a current US-based CPA firm. Join a highly successful and well-established organization that offers short-term partnership potential, a hybrid work environment, and a commitment to maintaining a very reasonable work-life balance. We serve diverse industries, including closely held clients and high net worth individuals. We welcome applications from candidates with experience in Big-4, national, or large local L.A.-based CPA firms, and we are open to considering candidates requiring relocation assistance.


We are actively seeking a Tax Manager with a modern understanding of professional standards, technology, and data security. This role involves leading our tax team, collaborating with tax partners to ensure the timely delivery of excellent tax compliance and controversy work products. The successful candidate will possess well-developed team management and mentoring skills. At our firm, we uphold an ethic of People First, extending this principle equally to our clients and staff. We are dedicated to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

  • Run tax teams on-site in our office.
  • Champion technology tools to improve efficiency, accuracy, and data security.
  • Hands-on review and approval of tax returns and other tax consulting and planning work products.
  • Manage tax projects and due dates with personal responsibility for signing as the tax preparer.
  • Ensure timeliness of deliverables and accept final responsibility for decisions.
  • Understand and implement professional licensing standards, requirements of Circular 230, the IRC, and FTC for the tax team.
  • Hands-on mentoring of tax team members to support professional and personal growth.
  • Act as a resource for tax staff and Partners on tax issues and/or questions.
  • Maintain current knowledge of changes in tax laws and procedures. Implement changes in tax team workflows and standards of practice to maintain the highest level of professional excellence.
  • Engage in the design of annual tax staff training.
  • Collaborate with Partners and other lines of business.
  • Maintain professional relationships in the profession and participate in national, state, and local membership organizations.
Skills & Experience Needed:
  • 5+ years of experience in public accounting.
  • Licensed CPA in CA or ability to become licensed in California within 6 months of joining the firm.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or J.D. required.
  • Advanced degree in taxation preferred.
  • Excellent tax research and writing skills required.
  • Knowledge of income tax returns in the areas of individuals, partnerships, S Corporations, C Corporations, nonprofits, and foundations. Prefer experience with complex real estate transactions, trust accounting, foreign tax matters, and mergers & acquisitions.
  • Public Speaking experience preferred.
  • Excellent software skills required.
  • Experience in managing a team of licensed professionals required.
  • Experience in tax controversy, audit, and rulings strongly preferred.
  • Emotional Intelligence.
  • Demonstrated diversity, equity, and inclusion leadership preferred.
What You Will Receive:
  • Competitive and comprehensive compensation & benefits structure.
  • Culture of work-life integration and a sense of belonging.


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