Our Kirkland based client is seeking a highly experienced and motivated Senior Tax Manager to lead their growing tax team and oversee all aspects of tax planning, compliance, and strategy. The ideal candidate should possess extensive knowledge of tax regulations, excellent leadership skills, and a track record of delivering strategic tax solutions. As a Senior Tax Manager, you will play a crucial role in managing the company’s tax function, ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations, and optimizing our tax position. Ideally, this Sr. Tax Manager is eager to become a partner with the firm as this is the direction they are pursing with this strategic hire.
- Lead and manage the tax team, providing guidance, mentorship, and fostering a collaborative environment.
- Develop and execute tax strategies that align with the company’s financial goals and minimize tax liabilities.
- Ensure accurate and timely completion of all tax filings, including federal, state, and local taxes.
- Monitor changes in tax laws and regulations and assess their impact on the company’s tax position.
- Provide expert advice to internal stakeholders on tax-related matters, including potential tax implications of business decisions and transactions.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate tax considerations into business initiatives and strategic planning.
- Manage relationships with external tax advisors, auditors, and regulatory agencies.
- Oversee transfer pricing policies and documentation to ensure compliance and minimize international tax risks.
- Conduct periodic reviews of tax processes and systems to identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency.
- Lead tax audits and inquiries, working closely with internal teams and external advisors.
- Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in taxation and share relevant insights with the team.
- Prepare and present reports to partners or other senior managers on tax performance, risks, and opportunities.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field; Master’s degree or CPA certification preferred.
- Minimum of 4 years of progressive experience in tax planning, compliance, and strategy, with at least 3-4 years in a supervisory or managerial role.
- In-depth understanding of federal, state, and local tax regulations and their application to various business structures.
- Strong experience as manager dealing with partnership taxation, real estate, stock grant/stock options guidance, complex tax planning, possibly dealing with trusts and families who have set up trusts – a lot of tax planning for these types of individuals
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret complex tax regulations and guidelines.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain tax concepts to non-experts.
- Proven leadership abilities, including experience managing and developing a team.
- Proficiency in tax software and MS Office suite.
- Strong organizational and project management skills.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
- Strong ethical standards and commitment to maintaining the highest level of integrity in tax matters.
- Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.
- Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and retirement plans.
- Professional development opportunities and support for continuing education.
- Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
- Opportunity to make a significant impact on the company’s financial success.