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Tax Senior

St. Petersburg, FL

Posted: 03/27/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Tax Job Number: 21677 Pay Rate: $85,000 - $100,000

Job Description

We are assisting with the search for a Tax Senior to join a small CPA firm in the Tampa Bay area! Our client will title this role a Tax Manager, so if you are looking to grow your skillset and ready for a Manager title, APPLY TODAY!

Tax Senior Benefits and Compensation: 

  • A professional working environment (located in St. Pete, hybrid work arrangement once earned)
  • Strong leadership, high visibility and growth potential
  • Compensation of $85,000-$100,000, plus fully paid employee health insurance and 401k plan

Tax Senior Job Duties: 

  • Ensure timely and accurate filing of all tax returns, including income tax, sales tax, property tax, and other applicable taxes
  • Review tax returns prepared by staff or external service providers
  • Develop and implement tax planning strategies to minimize tax liabilities while ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations
  • Stay updated on changes in tax laws and regulations to identify opportunities and risks
  • Coordinate with the finance and accounting teams to ensure accurate tax provisions for financial reporting purposes
  • Assist in preparing tax-related disclosures for financial statements
  • Conduct research on complex tax issues and provide guidance to management or clients on the tax implications of business transactions, investments, and other activities
  • Supervise and mentor tax staff, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback
  • Delegate tasks effectively to ensure efficient workflow and development of team members
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, providing high-quality tax advisory services and addressing their tax-related concerns and inquiries
  • Evaluate and implement tax software and technology solutions to streamline tax processes, enhance efficiency, and ensure accuracy in tax reporting and compliance
  • Manage special projects as needed

Tax Senior Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required in Accounting, Finance or related Field 
  • CPA or advanced degree (e.g., Master of Taxation) or Enrolled Agent certification, required
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in tax compliance and planning, preferably in a public accounting firm or corporate tax department preparing 1040, 1120s, 1065s etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of tax laws and regulations, including federal, state, and local tax requirements
  • Proficiency in Drake or Ultratax tax software and Microsoft Office applications
  • Leadership abilities with a demonstrated track record of managing teams and delivering results in a fast-paced environment

At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge, combined with our extensive recruiting experience, means we not only know what you're looking for...we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at www.taylorwhite.com.

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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