Private Client Services Tax Manager

RSM US   •  

Des Moines, IA

Industry: Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 54 days ago

In this role, you will be part of our Private Client Services practice team focused on Individual/Personal, Partnership, Trust & Estate/Gift, and Corporate Taxation. You will mainly service our high net worth and family office clients.

As a Tax Manager, you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts: your technical and quality expertise and delivering excellent client service.

Work with the tax team to do tax technical review of tax returns (Individuals (1040), Trusts (1041 and 5227), Partnerships (1065), S and C-corps (1120), Gift (709) Charitable Organizations (990-PF))

Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations

Provide training, professional development, career mentorship and performance feedback for staff

Provide budgets and coordinate engagements to promote efficient and profitable engagements

Recognize and inform senior management of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients

Handle routine client tax questions, and work with clients to collect necessary information for tax return completion and compliance

Stay informed about Firm capabilities other than tax compliance area, and promote these activities to clients when appropriate

Complete research and special projects as needed

Converse with taxing authorities and represent the clients on tax notices, audits and other controversy matters

Travel to client sites as needed (less than 10%)

Basic Qualifications:

CPA, JD, or Enrolled Agent

Minimum of 5+ years of recent experience in Public Accounting with an emphasis in taxation (i.e.: Tax Accountant)

Strong technical skills in accounting and review of tax returns

Strong experience with Individual Taxation (high net worth aka $10M +)

Experience in Trust & Estate planning and Family Office services

Experience with S and C corporation taxation

Experience with family limited partnerships and operating partnerships

Experience with charitable entities

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Understanding of tax code and technical aspects of tax preparation and compliance

Ability to work closely with clients to answer questions or to collect necessary information for tax service requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters of Accounting

Effective verbal and written communication skills, as well as good computer skills

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Experience with a national, regional or local accounting firm is a plus

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.