Berdon LLP Top 35th CPA firm has an opportunity in its Business Tax and Advisory (BTA) practice for a committed tax professional with strong skills and experience in business oriented tax matters, with an emphasis on tax planning and compliance for closely held enterprises, primarily in real estate and manufacturing and distribution, and their principals and families.
The firm has a broad client base and seeks an individual with technical strength and the ability to manage and service firm clients in the BTA group. The role has growth potential — in professional advancement and compensation.
Manage and sign returns for business oriented client portfolio, inclusive of tax planning and compliance for businesses and their principals and families
Train and supervise tax professionals within the BTA group
Work with other professional service lines within the firm (e.g., audit, valuation) to service clients tax and accounting needs
Participate in essential tax department functions including designing and implementing educational programs, identify and disseminate information concerning relevant tax law changes and developments, including, where appropriate, to the firm’s client base and/or media and professional publications
Work with tax department and firm leadership to ensure that the BTA maintains best practices, including technology, process, etc.
An undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting or law
CPA or JD required
MS in Taxation and/or LLM preferred
10+ years experience working in tax for a public accounting firm or comparable industry experience
Strong project and people management skills
Deep experience with business and individual tax compliance and planning matters, including research and writing,
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of GoSystem and/or ProSystem and other compliance and planning software applications (e.g., BNA Tax Planner)
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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