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Business Enterprise Tax Senior Manager

Designation: Direct Hire Category: Accounting Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: JOS000000832  

Job Description:

Our client, a CPA firm, is actively seeking a top Business Enterprise Tax Senior Manager. This position reports directly to our Tax Directors and works collaboratively with the members of our expanding tax team. The Tax Senior Manager performs and reviews enterprise tax compliance engagements, tax planning, and tax provisions for public and private clients. Enterprise

engagements include but are not limited to the following: corporate taxation, consolidated returns, S-Corporation taxation, partnership taxation and state and local tax matters. This position offers an excellent opportunity for leadership, learning and career advancement to the right candidate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manage client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing,
directing, and completing tax projects while effectively controlling time and
• Provide and develop tax planning techniques for clients while addressing client needs
and seeking new opportunities for existing and potential clients; make
recommendations for appropriate additional services.
• Plan and coordinate corporate, partnership, and S-corporation tax compliance
• Prepare and review quarterly and annual income tax provisions; identify and document
uncertain tax positions.
• Manage the delivery of a full range of international tax services and advise U.S. and
foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their international
• Assist clients with management of federal and state tax audits and negotiate tax
• Interact closely with the client and their advisors.
• Perform and review technical tax research, analysis, and written memorandum.
• Responsible for project management as well as resource scheduling and management.
• Offer ongoing status updates to management and to the engagement team.
• Ability to reason and effectively multi-task. Strong communication skills with the
ability to apply understanding to carry out and to give instructions in written, oral, or
diagram form.
• Recognize complex technical issues, reach appropriate conclusions and apply authority
to support conclusions.
• Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to
complete work in an efficient and accurate manner.
• Responsible for leading a team of senior and staff level positions and ensure proper
execution of assignments.
• Provide leadership, counseling and career guidance to the team.
• Possess a strong background in engagement management and know how to manage all
aspects of client accounts.
• Participate in mentoring, training, recruiting, retention and team-building activities.
• Present internal and external training and seminars on technical issues.


• 8+ years of enterprise entity compliance and advisory skills.
• Knowledge of federal, state, and local tax laws.
• Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Advanced degree preferred.
• CPA certification required or other professional certification relevant to specialized
services areas.
• Experience with tax preparation and research software required – Go Systems, BNA
Income Tax Planner, GoFileRoom, BNA Bloomberg and Checkpoint desired.
• Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Hands on experience with review and preparation of all forms and schedules related to
corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, and consolidated returns.
• Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency
in US GAAP and tax compliance and consulting.
• Experience with inbound and outbound transaction consulting, multi-national
corporation experience, transfer pricing, foreign tax credit utilization, and tax
minimization. (this experience is valued but not a requirement of the position)
• Experience with various facets of state & local taxation, compliance & advisory,
including sales & use, personal & real property, franchise and multi-jurisdiction
income tax (Experience in other than multi-state income/franchise is valued but not
required. A base level of multi-state income/franchise experience is expected.)
• Strong research and compliance skills.
• International experience and knowledge.
• Demonstrated experience in building, interfacing and managing client base.
• Proven ability to work on multiple client engagements and adhere to tax deadlines.
• Excellent supervisory, organizational, problem-solving, written and oral communication
and interpersonal skills.
• Exceptional client service and communication skills.
• Excellent project management and presentation skills.

Becky Barclay