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Senior Tax Manager, Trust and Estate in Little Falls, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Senior Tax Manager, Trust and Estate

At our firm, we are driven by our ability to turn every client's dream into a reality. We are a forward-thinking multi-disciplinary accounting, tax, and advisory firm serving the needs of closely held companies, family-owned businesses, not-for-profit entities, government and high-net-worth individuals. We are dedicated to providing an environment that offers growth, stability and advancement opportunities, in a team member driven culture where contributions are recognized and rewarded. We have everything you need for a dynamic career!


Must be motivated, have the ability to multi-task and be organized. Maintain a positive attitude; be cooperative and flexible about the type of work assigned and in assisting other team members on assignments. Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

- Must have B.A./B.S. degree in Accounting (MST/MBA is a plus)

- CPA a must

- Strong technical skills in taxation

- 5 plus years of work experience in handling complex estates and trusts

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advanced specialized tax expertise in trust, estate, gift and private foundations taxation.
  • Perform and review research findings, tax returns and work papers, formulates conclusions consistent with firm policies and professional standards, and determines implications and best course of action for client
  • Ensures all tax advice is technically correct and properly documented
  • Understands the firm's policies, procedures and professional standards
  • Demonstrates strong communication skills and an ability to work independently.

- Dedicates time to coaching and developing others through training, providing opportunities for them and helps them succeed

- Actively communicates the client's needs and facts to the appropriate team members to execute the work

- Builds relationships across industry service groups to ensure client service excellence through an integrated approach

- Develop trust worthiness with the client and team members

- Manages progression of quality deliverables on time, in scope and within budget and/or realization goal