Tax Director / Partner 9/3/2016

RE Division Chicago, IL

Company
RE Division
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28358552
AJE Ref #
576086927
Location
Chicago, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Top Chicago-based Firm--Downtown Chicago (Real Estate)--is looking for TAX DIRECTOR/PARTNER. The Sizzle:

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Highly competitive benefits and compensation package.
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Work/life balance.
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Great company culture, making a difference in lives of both clients and employees.

The Real Estate Tax team offers you an opportunity to leverage your accounting, tax and consulting experience to broaden your business and project management skills in a rewarding and challenging environment.

As the Real Estate Tax Director/Senior Manager, you will be responsible for developing and delivering quality tax consulting services and engagements for closely held middle market companies with a focus on real estate tax. This is a Managing Director track position.

MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

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BA or BS in Accounting, Finance or Business. MST strongly preferred.
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Business development skills.
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CPA required.
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10+ years of public accounting experience, minimum 7+ years focused Real Estate/Partnership Tax.
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A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines.
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Excellent analytical, research, supervisory, organizational, project management, written and verbal communications skills.
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Knowledge of complex tax concepts and applications related to federal and state tax laws and regulations.
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Ability to effectively present information and facilitate meetings.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Manage multiple engagements including compliance, consulting, and tax planning services.
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Manage client relationships by providing timely and appropriate communication and services.
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Develop and motivate engagement staff providing them with leadership, counseling and career guidance.
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Generate and/or assist with new business development activities.
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Design and communicate innovative planning opportunities to clients to ensure coordination and successful implementation.
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Manage engagement economics including budgeting, client billings and collection of accounts receivable.
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Manage IRS and state examinations.
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Supervise research projects to provide creative solution.