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Tax Manager in OH, Akron at CBIZ

Date Posted: 4/30/2019

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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 the recipient of several national recognitions: 2018 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2018 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are together ranked as one of the top ten accounting providers in the United States. With more than 100 offices and more than 5,000 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 of Northeast Ohio is currently ranked as one of Northeast Ohio's top accounting providers. CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio specializes in several financial service areas including, but not limited to, accounting & tax, litigation support, business valuation, medical practice consulting, and state and local tax consulting. Audit and attest services may be provided by MHM*, an independent CPA firm.

CBIZ MHM of Northeast Ohio works with clients in a number of industries. We focus on on the manufacturing and distribution, private equity, and the construction and real estate industries, but we also have the ability to apply our extensive business consulting services to clients in the health care, not-for-profit, and other professional services industries. Additionally, we specialize in services for high net worth individuals and mergers and acquisitions.

Essential Functions & Primary Duties:

  • Robust public accounting experience with mid or large size accounting firm
  • Solid understanding of Tax Codes and Regulations
  • Experience in preparing and reviewing tax provisions
  • Reviewing complex tax returns including federal and multi-state returns for C Corporations, S Corporations, partnerships high net worth individuals, trusts & estates
  • Understanding your client’s goals and needs and servicing clients directly
  • Serve as client’s trusted advisor, demonstrates knowledge of industry trends, identify client issues and conflicts; proactively communicate solution options to client and team
  • Manage staff on engagement deliverables (such as tax returns, work papers, etc.); complete technical and strategic reviews as a member of the final engagement review team to ensure accuracy, on time delivery and on budget
  • Demonstrate proficient technical skills for handling all client responsibilities, including knowledge of trends, industries, alternatives, etc.
  • Understand the client’s organization, procedures and internal policies
  • Owning client relationships and work
  • Strategizing with Managing Directors regarding tax planning
  • Provide clients’ with recommendations and guidance on how to achieve their goals and assist in identifying opportunities for growth with clients
  • Researching tax issues and providing guidance to clients
  • Working closely with staff, and assisting senior management in mentoring, coaching, training, supervising and evaluating staff
  • Experience training, developing and supervising staff
  • Foster a team environment; demonstrates support of management and decisions and build a positive culture
  • Participates in practice development activities that lead to the generations of new business and the opportunities for cross-serves
  • Specialty skills such as International Tax or State and Local Tax would be a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to present a professional demeanor and confidence when interacting with clients
  • Ability to communicate in a direct and respectful manner with external contacts and internal resources
  • Ability to think clearly under pressure in demanding, deadline driven situations
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Demonstrate high ethical and professional standards as outlined by CBIZ

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • 6 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs
  • Proficient use of applicable technology


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