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Tax Manager

Kirkland, WA

Posted: 05/17/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Accounting Job Number: a0CUm000016TlQ6MAK Location Requirements: Hybrid Industry: Accounting Firm

Job Description

A reputable CPA firm that specializes in public accounting is seeking a Tax Manager to join them in a hybrid position based out of Kirkland, WA! This exciting position offers you the chance to work 3 days onsite and 2 days from home, at a firm that will keep you on your toes where no two days are ever the same. You will always have a new project to take on, keeping things fresh and engaging!

They are looking for an experienced CPA with at least 10 years of senior-level tax experience to handle complex individual and corporate tax returns, especially involving trusts and estates. The work hours during the busy season are reasonable, ensuring that you will have a sustainable workload and a healthy work-life balance. To learn more about what this unique opportunity has to offer you, apply now!

Salary Range: $125,000 - $165,000 / year DOE

Tax Manager Requirements:

  • CPA certification required (EA and JD are a plus)
  • 10+ years of experience in public accounting at a senior level, including preparing federal and state tax returns for businesses and individuals
  • Must have supervisory experience
  • Strong client-facing and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel, including VLOOKUPs, pivot tables, and macros
  • Familiarity with State and Local Tax (SALT) and multistate tax regulations
  • Experience in trust and estate work preferred
  • Knowledge of international tax is a plus
  • Diverse experience in tax returns and bookkeeping/accounting, including full cycle accounting and journal entries
  • Reviewing experience highly preferred

Tax Manager Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and oversee the work of three staff members
  • Prepare and review federal and state tax returns for businesses and individuals
  • Handle complex individual and corporate tax returns, trusts, and estates
  • Provide expertise in individual, partnership, S corporation, and C corporation concepts
  • Analyze and plan for complex transactions such as buy/sell agreements and mergers
  • Collaborate with clients, attorneys, and financial advisors, bringing strong expertise
  • Lead training sessions in the office and mentor staff
  • Serve as a resource for questions on highly complex tax returns and issues
  • Work directly with clients to provide excellent service and advice
  • Take on a portfolio of around 200 clients


  • Competitive salary + discretionary bonus potential
  • Health insurance
  • 401K with 3% match and profit sharing
  • Generous PTO
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Path to partnership
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • Holiday party
  • Weekly lunch during the busy season
  • Supportive work atmosphere and more!

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