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Tax Director – Corporate Tax / ASC 740 in MA, Boston at CBIZ

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be recognized as one of the Best & Brightest Companies to Work for in the Nation for 2016. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.  

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top providers of accounting in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 4,000 professionals, we serve the country’s growing mid-market public and private businesses. MHM provides high quality audit and attest services while closely associated CBIZ provides all other accounting, tax and consulting services.

CBIZ & MHM New England (formerly CBIZ Tofias) is part of the 10th largest accounting*, tax, and advisory services provider in the nation. Our two New England offices are located in  Boston and  Providence and have over 200 people, including over 35 Managing Directors. We uniquely combine national resources with local decision-making by experienced, New England-based professionals who are dedicated to strengthening our clients' financial positions. 

We serve private and public companies in more than a dozen industries; not-for-profit organizations; and high net-worth individuals and family groups. When you choose CBIZ & MHM New England, you get proactive, accessible professionals who communicate in understandable terms, and deliver practical solutions on time, with no surprises, to help your organization thrive.

This position will be responsible for managing all aspects of client relationships with corporate entities and delivery of tax services including, global tax provision, corporate income tax and tax planning and consulting.  May include a full outsourcing relationship with clients. 

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple engagements for clients in various industries including, life sciences, technology, retail, and manufacturing.  Includes public and PE-owned entities

  • Manage client relationships

  • Supervise, motivate, and train engagement team members

  • Able and willing to work at client location when needed

  • Participate and actively contribute to new business development activities

  • Assist clients with the review of the global or domestic interim and year-end tax provision

  • Assist clients in the analysis of tax exposures, including the calculation of tax reserves for uncertain tax positions. Prepare and review documentation supporting tax positions and relevant disclosures

  • Assist clients with the preparation and documentation of income tax footnotes and disclosures for quarterly and annual SEC filings.

  • Coordinate and communicate with financial statement auditors as necessary

  • Oversee client’s tax account reconciliation

  • Lead and review all federal, foreign, and state tax returns

  • Assist clients with audits and inquiries by governmental authorities.

  • Assist clients with developing and maintaining tax strategies

  • Assist clients with designing, improving, and execution of SOX tax controls

  • Drive continuous improvements to the process and methodologies used in the tax department.

  • Assist with other projects as necessary

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree required

  • Graduate or specialty degree preferred

  • CPA, J.D., or Enrolled Agent License

  • 8  - 10 years’ experience in public accounting or large multinational company

  • Technical knowledge of income tax accounting standards and application of  ASC 740

  • Experience with public company financial statement audits

  • Familiarity with ProSystem fx tax compliance software, One Source Tax Provision, or other comparable resources.

  • Strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Positive attitude, good work ethic, and able to prioritize multiple tasks


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