Senior Tax Manager &Team Lead

Cincinnati

Are you a CPA who is an exceptional communicator and able to distill complicated information into relatable terms?  Would you love to enjoy the Spring rather than be buried under a load of work?  Do you understand the distinct needs of high-net-worth individuals?  And do people find you approachable and likable?  If so, keep reading.

Our client, a privately held organization serving a large, extended family (family office) is seeking a Senior Tax Manager and Team Lead for their highly synergistic team. They need a tech-savvy professional who is willing to help in any capacity but is dedicated to leading a team of three and providing tax expertise to the clients of the organization.  

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a team of three tax managers with scheduling oversight and tax review
  • Provide organization and leadership to the group
  • Preparation of individual, gift, tax-exempt entities, fiduciary, corporation and partnership tax returns 
  • Clearly explain complex tax matters in simple terms
  • Research tax issues, primarily in the individual, partnership, estate, gift, charitable planning and generation-skipping tax arenas
  • Interface with counsel regarding the tax issues associated with high net-worth individuals and related entities
  • Monitor all significant tax law changes applicable to tax clients 
  • Assist with the implementation and execution of estate planning strategies
  • Provide other support to the tax and accounting departments, as needed
  • Some blog writing
  • Provide small business advice

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, CPA, JD or MBA (Taxation) preferred
  • Minimum seven-plus years of experience in public accounting preferably with family office exposure or similar experience in a major bank trust accounting environment with fiduciary and individual tax responsibility
  • Experience managing a team
  • Exposure to high net-worth tax issues, including knowledge of fiduciary law, tax and estate planning
  • Familiarity with the use of GRATs, IDGTs, FLPs, and CLTs for wealth transfer and the related compliance
  • Proficient with tax preparation software (CCH’s ProSystem fx preferred) and Excel
  • Strong research capabilities using CCH, BNA or other research tools

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Ability to maintain strict client confidentiality and focused on providing superior client service
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Skilled at identifying opportunities and solutions for problems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in teams
  • Flexibility and willingness to perform work outside of your discipline as needed to meet client demands from a small family office

The organization offers an enviable, caring culture that includes team-oriented work environment and competitive compensation package, with benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life, long-term disability, paid training, paid holidays, paid time off, volunteer time off, 401(k), and profit-sharing.