Tax Senior Manager, State and Local Tax, SALT

Job ID 2022-2898
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The Senior Manager is responsible for advising clients on the tax implications of their business objections, evaluating and selecting alternative actions to lessen tax burden and cost of compliance, identifying different methods of complying with tax regulations while acting as the primary client contact for complex tax issues. In this role, the Senior Manager is charged with applying knowledge to understand potential tax issues, and recognizing, communicating potential risks and potential changes in the tax policy and making top-level decisions regarding filing, preparation and resolution of questions from federal / state agencies. In addition, the Tax Senior Manager will be critical member of the office leadership team and actively participate in the marketing, networking and business development within an area of expertise and specialization while maintaining client relationships and acting as the primary contact for complex questions.


Essential Functions:

  • Exhibit superior technical competence, managerial abilities, and the ability to attract and develop new clients.
  • Provide firm leadership through example.
  • Take responsibility for all engagements performed under them.
  • Perform assigned administrative duties.
  • Be an asset to the firm through civic and community engagement.
  • Develop employees in both technical and management areas.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in related field or equivalent; Master’s degree strongly preferred.
  • CPA / JD 
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in public accounting.
  • Minimum of seven years’ experience in tax (five of which should be in a management position).
  • Demonstrated success in leading and motivating subordinates.
  • Full competence in subordinates’ duties and tasks.
  • Outstanding organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow and reassign as necessary.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize projects, especially long-term.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • C-corp, Provision (ASC 740 / ASC 450) and State and Local Tax experience is greatly preferred.

Success Factors:

  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with high attention to detail and professionalism.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively, verbally and in writing, in English.
  • Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills.


Why work for MGO?


MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members. That’s why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams.


We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you’re not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.








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