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Tax Director
White Plains, NY

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JOB TITLE: Tax Director

OFFICE LOCATION: White Plains, NY

PLEASE NOTE: All interviews are kept confidential.

 

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

Our client, an outstanding and reputable Private Legal & Accounting Firm is seeking a tax leader. This candidate will be responsible for the firm’s tax compliance, tax planning and accounting for income taxes. This is an opportunity for a charismatic leader to oversee a ten-person practice. Candidates must have experience with planning for pass-through entities designed for high-net-worth individuals.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Must be current with tax legislation
  • Responsible for completion of federal and state income tax returns including all related analysis and support
  • Responsible for audits of federal and state tax, income tax and state and local filings.
  • Conduct tax planning
  • Supervise a staff of ten
  • Liaison with operating management on tax issues and accounting staff on tax accounting issues
  • Ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place over accounting for income taxes
  • Maintain strong client relations and cross-sell services within the assigned group of clients
  • Manage, develop, train and mentor staff on tax projects
  • Advise clients with recommendations on business and process improvements and serve as a business advisor to clients
  • Other duties as assigned
 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting. Master’s degree in taxation preferred.
  • JD and/or CPA is required
  • Seven or more years of related tax consulting experience
  • Excellent analytical, technical and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and tax compliance and consulting
  • Experience training and developing staff
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and under pressure.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines
 
THIS POSITION OFFERS THE FOLLOWING:
  • Competitive salary + bonus
  • Hybrid work schedule to promote work/life balance
  • Substantial growth opportunities
  • Generous time-off policy
  • Amazing benefits package; medical, dental, vision, and a 401k


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