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Tax Director

Advantage Tech is partnering with a large, growing accounting firm in downtown Chicago to add a Tax Director to their team. 

Description & Requirements

As a Tax Director, you value working closely with others to plan for the future and to help successful companies and their owners avoid surprises, coordinate tax strategies, and grow. You will provide authentic support to your teammates and clients and communicate regularly with them to understand their business and industries.

If relationships are important to you, and you identify with the People First culture, we would like to hear from you!

How you will contribute:
 

  • Providing tax compliance and tax advisory services to individuals, partnerships, S corporations, and corporations in a variety of industries
  • Helping to develop, build and manage client relationships
  • Assisting with managing, developing, and coaching professional tax staff
  • Reviewing returns prepared by tax associates and seniors
  • Effectively delegating responsibilities to others, monitoring efforts of engagement teams
  • Successfully researching complex tax issues, applying findings to projects, and clearly communicating those findings in writing
  • Having frequent contact with client personnel at top levels and being able to consistently sell additional services to them
  • Having a disciplined approach that is reasonably successful in attracting new clients and developing referral sources

We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:
 

  • Experience managing multiple client engagements
  • Excellent client relationship and time management skills
  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture
  • Excellent supervisory and time management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and against client deadlines
  • High-level analytical and reasoning skills

Minimum Qualifications:
 

  • 9 years or more in public accounting or corporate tax department
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • CPA license

Preferred Qualifications:
 

  • Master’s degree in Taxation or Law degree
  • Partnership tax experience
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