State & Local Tax Manager in Boston, MA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Century Business Services   •  

Boston, MA 02108

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

We serve private and public companies in more than a dozen industries; not-for-profit organizations; and high net-worth individuals and family groups. When you choose CBIZ & MHM New England, you get proactive, accessible professionals who communicate in understandable terms, and deliver practical solutions on time, with no surprises, to help your organization thrive.

Essential Functions & Primary Duties

  • Expand revenue of existing clients
  • Responsible for short-term and long-term business planning; identify business opportunities for CBIZ in addition to their individual practice
  • Manage practice effectively meeting billing, realization, days outstanding and individual charge hour objectives
  • May be required to meet business development revenue expectations by adding new clients, cross serve activity and fully executing personal marketing plan
  • Serve as key client contact; viewed as trusted business advisor by clients
  • Ensure quality control standards are met
  • May work directly with clients and manage staff
  • May be internal advisor on technical matters as a Subject Matter Expert
  • May be a member of the Senior Operations Management Team
  • Drive a team environment; demonstrate support of management decisions and builds a positive culture
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5 years experience, CPA or JD, preferably from a Big 4 or similar environment,
  • Focused on SALT including income / franchise, sales/use, with intermediate level skills in other SALT areas (property, payroll, etc.)
  • Experience / interest in another area of the tax law is a plus (i.e. international, federal, R&D, etc),
  • Experience with a variety of SALT areas including income / franchise, sales / use, and property tax a must,
  • Experience with a variety of SALT areas including income / franchise, sales / use, and property tax a must
  • Strong subject matter experience in one area of SALT, along with abilities across multiple areas
  • Proven professional adept at providing SALT solutions both to internal clients, as well as external clients
  • Strong ability to juggle multiple tasks, with complete attention to detail,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to manage client relationships,
  • Strong technical ability – including research, writing and critical thinking to determine client solutions,
  • Ability to handle a variety of projects and situations including state tax exams focusing on income/franchise, and sales/use tax,
  • Strong project manager and communicator, comfortable leading client / technical situations.
  • Strong researcher, with proven analytical and writing skills
  • Proven team player with the ability to grow those coming up the ranks
  • Strong project manager and future leader, with experience in finding solutions
  • Able to bring solutions internally, building and creating tools that will support the future growth of various SALT solutions practice wide

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field
  • 6 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Must have active CPA or equivalent certification
  • Ability to manage all aspects of client engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs
  • Proficient use of applicable technology

Valid Through: 2019-10-17