Tax Manager

We’re a leading accounting, tax and business advisory firm dedicated to serving the needs of mid-size companies. Our goal is to help our clients grow to their potential by providing business services that deliver results and we’re looking for exceptional people who want to grow to their potential and be part of a fast-paced entrepreneurial accounting firm. Does this sound like you? Then we want to hear from you.

Position Summary

The Tax Manager will work independently and with other managers within the firm to maintain client base, provide training and development to staff members. The Manager will be responsible for an assigned group of clients in various industries and delivery of a full range of services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise clients on a full spectrum of tax services including planning, research and compliance.

  • Prepare and/or review tax returns for corporation, flow-though entities and individuals.

  • Consult on a variety of tax issues and carry out the related research

  • Proactively interact with key client management to make business and tax recommendations

  • Supervise, train/develop and assess the performance of tax associates

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards

  • Perform other accounting and tax compliance related tasks as assigned

  • Engage in advanced and specific CPE to improve technical skills and provide resources for staff

  • Be actively involved in all aspects of marketing the firm

  • Assume an active role in sales calls, fee quotes, proposal preparation and presentations

  • Generate new business for the firm through existing and new referral relationships obtained

  • Cultivate new business form existing clients

  • Continual involvement in all aspects of billing

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 5+ years of accounting and tax experience with a public accounting firm

  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience

  • Master’s of Science Degree in Taxation a plus

  • CPA license preferred

  • Strong tax compliance and accounting skills

  • Strong analytical, writing, and organizational skills

  • Solid interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet tight deadline in a high-energy environment

  • Leadership ability with a positive team player attitude

Benefits Include:

  • Highly competitive salary

  • 401(k) & Profit Sharing Plan, Health Insurance, Section 125 Plan, Life Insurance, LTD Insurance, Parental Leave, Paid Holiday Time, generous PTO, (Free Parking in Portland)

  • Educational reimbursement

  • Flexibility to work from home

  • Team lunches and socials

Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Jane Bopp, Human Resources Director
Purdy, Powers & Company

No phone calls, please.

Purdy Powers & Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.