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Tax Manager - Comprehensive Tax Solutions

Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
HORNE is a professional services firm founded on a cornerstone of public accounting.

As a top 25 business advisory firm, our 2,000+ team members serve clients from offices and project locations across the nation and Puerto Rico. Our Public and Middle Market team brings an owner's mindset to companies and delivers game-changing results. We help clients navigate the business, financial, tax, technical and personnel issues that arise along the way so they can focus on growing their business and creating a competitive advantage.

Tax managers are responsible for the review and management of their assigned client work. They are also responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously and coordinating workflow amongst the team. Managers will assist associates, and senior associates with technical and software issues. Managers will communicate with clients regularly and build client relationships. Managers will be proficient in tax research and be able to properly document and cite findings.

Required Experience and Education:

Four (4) to five (5) years' tax experience in public accounting or consulting, demonstrating a progression in complexity and number of projects managed.
Experience with multi-state corporations and ASC 740 is recommended
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, or degree appropriate to practice area is required
Current and valid CPA license is required
If CPA, must be a member in good standing with the AICPA and respective state societies
Proficiency in use of computers and computer accounting software, or software appropriate to practice group. Experience with CCH ProSystemfx or CCH Axcess is strongly preferred

Job Requirements:

Assumes full responsibility for supervising projects and special assignments using established Firm policies and procedures.
Develops relationships with clients and provides high quality client service. Adding value to clients' businesses is an integral part of the job requirements. Begins to learn cross-selling opportunities and refer those opportunities to more qualified professionals.
Coordinates various phases of tax return preparation, budgets time, monitors actual performance against budget, prepares complex tax returns and reviews working papers for accuracy and completeness on less complex projects.
Identify tax issues and planning opportunities as they arise and communicate to Manager, Senior Manager or Partner.
Provides supervision and on-the-job training to staff.
Assigns work to staff members based on their knowledge and capabilities.
Supports training of staff members, offers guidance and direction, gives constructive criticism of working papers.
Ensures that working papers, tax returns, and other client deliverables are accurate and prepared in accordance with professional and Firm standards.
Communicates project's progress, problems, resolutions, tax activity and other business concerns to Managers, Senior Managers, or Partners.
Accepts responsibility for accuracy of data entry, accumulation, and maintenance in all aspects of what we do as an accounting and consulting Firm.
Learns through Performance Advisor or direct Supervisor proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload.

Other Responsibilities:

Participates in Firm's practice development efforts including expanding services to clients.
Understands the Firm's business on a day to day basis: billings and collections, proper utilization of staff, Firm policies and procedures, etc.
Participates in Full Potential Development Program and serves as new hire buddy.
Assumes individual responsibility to learn all new technology introduced by the Firm as appropriate for service/practice area.
Such other duties as may be assigned.

The firm you'll be joining is a decidedly different CPA-led business advisory firm. We are changing expectations by elevating client experiences to strategic and anticipatory versus historical. HORNE goes beyond traditional accounting to collaborate, advise and align with clients to transform rapid change and uncertainties into opportunities for growth and profitability. We are a team that focuses on reaching our full potential, rewards high performance, and prioritizes leadership development for every team member.

We focus our industry knowledge and experience in banking, construction, franchise, government, healthcare and public and middle market companies. Public and middle market companies include industries ranging from manufacturing, retail, transportation and logistics, technology and communication, agribusiness, pharmaceuticals and life sciences, real estate, insurance, and energy. These companies trust HORNE for service-based insights. Focused on the causes of complexity, we help clients establish the agility necessary to take advantage of opportunities, maintain growth, keep costs at bay, and maximize returns.



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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