Tax Manager (Corporate)

The MFA Companies® (MFA) is seeking to add a Tax Manager to support its growing Corporate Tax Practice. This individual will provide customers with premier customer service while delivering tax compliance and advisory services and implementing tax strategies that align with customers’ overall business goals. Additional responsibilities include day-to-day management of the department and its professionals.

This is an essential role in MFA’s rapidly growing Tax Practice in which the Firm utilizes the most advanced technology in order to focus on value-add customer-based activities.

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Responsibilities

  • Manage and monitor multiple customer engagements by providing timely, high quality service that meets or exceeds expectations
  • Provide corporate tax compliance services through primary and secondary review of complex income tax returns, including consolidated returns
  • Provide quarterly and annual corporate tax provision services (ASC 740) for global and domestic customers
  • Provide tax planning, consulting and develop innovative strategies for a dynamic customer base
  • Provide advisory services to customers regarding federal and state tax audits and notices
  • Conduct tax research for various customer projects including written summaries
  • Manage and respond to tax notices and tax examinations
  • Responsible for budget management and resolution of billing or fee issues
  • Maintain active communication with customers to manage expectations and ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction
  • Contribute to the ongoing development/enhancement of the Tax department and Firm policies, procedures and administration (i.e. focus groups, department initiatives, scheduling)
  • Actively mentor multiple members
  • Facilitate professional development to enhance technical skills of tax department members
  • Collaborate with members to develop a team environment
  • Identify service opportunities with existing customers and actively work with the engagement partner through the sales process

Qualifications

  • At least seven (7) years of continuous experience in federal and state tax consulting and compliance experience in public accounting; previous experience with a national accounting/consulting firm preferred
  • Significant experience with corporate tax provisions (ASC 740) and C Corporation tax planning, compliance and consulting
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance from with a master’s degree in Business or Taxation
  • Licensed CPA in the state of Massachusetts
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills with ability to develop and maintain customer relationships
  • Superior organizational and project management to ensure the success of multiple engagements with multiple teams
  • Ability to effectively delegate work as needed
  • Experience and comfort developing new business or expanding existing customer business
  • Ability to listen and respond effectively with good judgment

MFA Success Criteria

In addition to the above qualifications, in order to be successful at MFA, you must demonstrate that you:

  • Are innovative, resilient and resourceful
  • Crave freedom, responsibility and opportunities to lead
  • Are a strategic thinker
  • Enjoy solving hard problems – and asking big questions to lead you there
  • Thrive on the unknown, the unfamiliar, and the unexpected
  • Are uniquely curious in the face of ambiguity or change
  • Are a lifetime learner and strive to be at the top of your game
  • Are motivated by having a measurable impact on individuals, the Firm, our customers and our community

Additional Details

  • Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts or Montreal, QC
  • Hours: Full Time (FT) or Part Time (PT). For additional detail regarding hours, please inquire within.

If these qualities resonate with you and your future goals, we look forward to hearing from you!

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