The Senior Tax Manager, under the direction of the Tax Director, will provide daily guidance and support to the tax department. Assist with the research, preparation and review of various firm tax returns.
Review federal and state partnership income tax returns
Manage the coordination and review of monthly account analysis and work papers required to prepare the various tax returns
Review all necessary U.S. returns for foreign entities (e.g., 8858 and 5471)
Review quarterly estimated tax payments and other tax returns
Maintain/adjust the tax calendar as needed, staying on top of approaching deadlines
Fulfill local tax advisor information requests and managing expectations as appropriate.
Maintain/reconcile the various tax accounts on the general ledger and oversee adjustments to W-2 reporting (imputed income) where needed
Assist the Tax Director with tax research and other special projects
Manage all state and local tax audits
Active involvement with budgeting and forecasting
Provide direction and support to tax staff as appropriate
Any additional responsibilities as required by management
Knowledge, Skills & Ability:
10+ years tax experience, preferably in both Big 4/National firm and private company tax departments.
Tax compliance experience mandatory; law firm industry experience a plus
Self-starter; ability to remain self-directed and self-motivated with minimal supervision
Ability to work well in a team atmosphere
Excellent time management and prioritization skills
Excellent PC skills
BA/BS in accounting or equivalent education
CPA and/or Masters in Tax preferred
*Please note that this role is remote for now, but will ultimately be based in our NY office.
About Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Weil seeks the best and brightest talent to join our Administrative Staff team. Our employees are the future of Weil so we invest in their training and development. Our environment embraces and encourages positive-minded professionals who seek to be challenged and acquire knowledge and skills in an atmosphere built on teamwork. Highly skilled and knowledgeable Administrative Staff assist our attorneys in successfully meeting and exceeding client needs and are vital to the overall success of the Firm.