Tax Accounting Manager in Short Hills, NJ at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/24/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2020
  • Job ID:
    TAXAC27617

Job Description

This position will manage the tax and accounting staff and is responsible for preparation of income tax returns and for providing accounting services to high net worth individuals, families and business executives. This includes new client acquisition, managing existing client relationships as well as leading the tax and accounting team. Communication skills are critical as this position requires significant contact with clients and new business prospects. Accordingly, candidate must possess effective oral and written communication skills, as well as the interpersonal skills needed to successfully interact with prospects, clients, financial professionals and other associates.
Characteristics:
* Must be driven to bring in new business
* Must have good presentation skills for prospect & client events
* Must possess the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and execute tasks within deadlines
* Must be detail oriented and self-motivated
* Must have, and must project, a desire to provide high level client satisfaction
* Must be an effective, positive and solution-oriented leader
Experience:
* At least 7-10 tax seasons preparing individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary tax returns including e-filing
* At least 7-10 years of accounting and bookkeeping experience, including accounts receivable, accounts payable and preparing internal financial statements, reviews and compilations for small companies (typically $1 million to $10 million in revenue); No audit experience required
* At least 5 years of experience managing tax and accounting staff
Technical Skills:
* Expertise with computerized small business accounting software including QuickBooks
* Expertise with tax return preparation software including LaCerte.
* A high level of proficiency with current business software applications including Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe PDF and Windows-based CRM applications
Education/Licenses:
* NJ CPA License
* Bachelor's Degree