This role is with a privately held firm in Springfield IL.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget. Supervise, train, and mentor senior associates, associates, and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews. Review tax returns done by staff and make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing responsibility in review process. Conduct primary review of income tax provision engagements. Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters. Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities. Other duties as assigned including compilations and management consulting projects.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA, or JD/active law license required. Four to seven plus years relevant experience. Progressive federal tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience. Experience in Corporate income tax and strong Income Taxes skills. Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and tax compliance. Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships. Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills. Experience in OneSource Tax Provision preferred. Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.