Tax Accountant

Duluth, Minnesota
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
US$ 65,000 - US$ 80,000 per year
Ref. Number
Tracy Mandelin, Spherion
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Job Description

Established Twin Ports firm looking for a qualified Tax Manager. The Tax Manager leads, manages and holds others accountable in the tax department while delegating duties to ensure timely output of client services. The tax manager is responsible for client relationship management and for consistent improvement and opportunity enhancement in the Tax Department.

I.Actively Pursues Clients for Business Growth.
II.Oversees Tax Department Workflow and Output.
III.Develops Department Workflows, Processes and Training.
IV.Responsible for all Individual and Business Income Tax Planning, Return Preparation and Review.
V.Communication with Taxing Authorities on Client?s Behalf.
VI.Communication with Clients Regarding their Tax Compliance.
VII.Manage Tax Season Process Including Client Tracking.
VIII.Establish Staffing Needs.
IX.Hire, Train, Advise and Supervise Staff.
X.Prepare and Distribute Client Organizers.
XI.Prepare Client Engagement Letters.
XII.Assist with Establishment of Billing Rates.
XIII.Document Policies and Procedures.
XIV.Assist with Internal Budgeting.
XV.Assists the President and Vice-President to Ensure the Organization Meets Necessary Financial, Regulatory and Compliance Requirements.
XVI.Support Other Departments as Needed.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Adaptability and Flexibility
Demonstrated Competence
Demonstrated Leadership Abilities
Effective Verbal and Written Communication Skills
Good Multi-Tasking and Problem-Solving Skills
Proficient in Excel and Word Software
Proficient in Intuit Tax Online Software

Communicates openly and in a timely way. Listens to understand. Speaks and writes clearly. Shares information appropriately. Keeps others well informed. Encourages others to share contrary views. Responds in a timely manner to messages/requests.


7-10 years

Education Required: Active Certified Public Accountant or Enrolled Agent, and a Bachelor?s Degree in Business or Accounting
Education Preferred: Master?s Degree in Tax

We embody personal and professional integrity and honesty. We listen to fully understand client?s need and goals.We seek a range of growth opportunities for good of our clients as well as the strength of our firm.
We communicate complex concepts and strategies so they are easily understood. If these responsibilities, skills and values match yours, please apply online today with your resume!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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