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Tax Senior Manager

Company: Affinity Executive Search
Location: San Jose
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:


  • Performs technical tax review and approval of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in discipline or industry.
  • Assumes full responsibility for larger tax returns and delegates to the various tax preparers as deemed necessary.
  • Assumes client service responsibility for clients the Tax Manager works directly with or clients where the responsibility is delegated from the Partner.
  • Delegates and manages governmental tax examinations; may represent the client before the appropriate taxing authorities.
  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, performance evaluations, development training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional development programs.
  • Assumes responsibility for smooth flow of tax returns through the tax preparation system to assure accurate, complete and timely preparation and delivery of all clients' tax returns.
  • Accurate and timely billing and collection processes are made.
  • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the partners.
  • Researches and evaluates tax preparation and tax research software for recommendation to partners.
  • Participates in firm practice development efforts through involvement with referral sources, community and industry activities.


    • Demonstrated knowledge of current tax laws.
    • Proficiency in use of computer tax preparation, tax research, and tax planning software programs.
    • Occasional overtime work required throughout the year. Heavy overtime work required from January 1 to April 15, may be in excess of 55 hours per week.
    • Seven to ten years' experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression in tax complexity, scope, and research.
    • At least two (2) years' experience representing clients before taxing authorities.
    • Minimum one (1) year experience supervising and directing work of tax preparers.
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting required, master's degree in taxation preferred.
    • Minimum of forty hours of continuing education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills.
    • A current and valid certified public accountant's license is required.
    • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of CPAs.


Keywords: Affinity Executive Search, San Jose , Tax Senior Manager, Accounting, Auditing , San Jose, California

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