Tax Director - Privately Held Businesses

5 - 7 years experience  •  Consulting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Cedar Rapids, IA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

Description CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA), THE career building firm, is recruiting a Tax Director to join our growing Private Sector tax practice in Cedar Rapids, IA!

About THE career-building firm:
CLA is the premier professional services provider to private businesses and their owners, providing a wide array of solutions to advance our clients success and create uncommon careers for our people. Our market differentiators include deep industry specialization, three integrated businesses working together, 1) Audit, Tax & Consulting, 2) Wealth Advisory and 3) Outsourcing, and phenomenal opportunities for our employees to build their careers and marketplace value.

Why join CLA’s Cedar Rapids Private Sector tax practice:
The Tax Director is a key leadership position, responsible for developing and expanding relationships with small to mid-sized privately held businesses including managing, researching, supervising and reviewing tax services/engagements while developing and mentoring members of the tax team.

This GREAT career building opportunity includes:
• A clear path to Tax Principal

• A practice that is experiencing tremendous growth—creating HUGE opportunity for you to grow and take a career path that is unique to your personal goals

• An existing client base that can be nurtured and developed for future growth

• An entrepreneurial environment that offers autonomy and encouragement to move great ideas forward—check out CLA's Shark Tank

• The opportunity to play a key role in building CLA’s Heartland Region's Private Sector tax practice by strengthening existing client relationships, new business development and mentoring team members

• Be part of a firm that is leading by tax, bringing tax saving strategies and planning opportunities to our clients

Requirements The ideal Tax Director's experience includes:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or related field required
• 5 + years of experience serving in a tax role with a public accounting and/or professional services firm
• Significant demonstrated experience managing business tax engagements with a deep understanding of individual, partnership, S corporation and C corporation concepts
• Proven ability to strengthen existing client relationships, new business development and mentoring team members
• Deleted as duplicate of above
• Experience providing complex tax planning strategies to high net worth clients preferred
• Current CPA licensure required

• Ability to provide seamless, integrated services to clients
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage and build client relationships
• Ability to coach and mentor members of the team
• Must be detail-oriented and be able to manage multiple projects and deadlines
• Desire to be an intricate part of business development and marketing strategies
• Ability to work independently yet be part of a strong tax team


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