Tax Manager - FTSS Methods

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Requisition Number: 2022-9575

Position Title:

External Description: Responsibilities

  • Work with a team of Accounting Methods specialist to identify and implement accounting method changes for businesses
  • Prepare Form 3115, Application for Change in Accounting Method, and attachments
  • Prepare workpapers and calculate §481(a) and current year Schedule M adjustments for client engagements
  • Prepare client deliverables
  • Communicate with clients and coordinate obtaining necessary client information
  • Research and prepare memoranda - with input from other team members - on tax issues using tax research services
  • Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge/research to client situations
  • Handle multiple tasks to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Support Managers, Directors and Partners in practice development, developing budgets and client proposals
  • Assist in developing new accounting method changes, including templates, memos and distribution systems
  • Assist in the research and writing of internal and external accounting methods Knowledge Share



  • 6-10 years in tax accounting required, preferably with a Big Four or Regional Firm
  • BA or BS in Accounting or related field required, Master's Degree preferred
  • Strong skills in research and writing preferred
  • CPA or CPA candidate required
  • Thorough knowledge of fundamental accounting principals required
  • Previous experience preparing business tax returns and/or income tax provision including computing book/tax adjustments
  • Some knowledge preferred of common accounting methods, including, overall methods of accounting, capitalization and depreciation, revenue recognition, inventory/UNICAP and timing of expense deductions
  • Thorough working knowledge of MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
  • Proficient verbal and written English communication skills; ability to communicate effectively required
  • Professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics, and the exercise of professional judgment required



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