• Tax Manager - Nonprofit

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID 2019-3650
    2 months ago

    The National Nonprofit Tax Practice is seeking a motivated, proactive individual looking to join our team in Dallas. They will be working closely with NFP leadership in Texas and California as we continue to expand our practice.


    What You'll Do:

    Tax Managers are responsible for taking a lead role in effectively managing multiple clients and engagements of the nonprofit tax practice, resulting in high quality tax deliverables that include, but are not limited to tax returns, projections, planning, and resolving tax controversy issues involving federal and state taxing authorities. A Manager’s responsibilities extend beyond project management to more participation in practice management such as engaging in activities to improve department and niche economics, developing individual expertise, enhancing overall client service and developing department and niche professional staff. While being competent in their technical and job management skills, Managers are also expected to be sought by their clients in order to bring added value to them and to engage in other activities to grow the tax practice and firm.


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Manage all facets of the engagement and work flow of multiple clients and related deliverables to minimize risk and surprises, maximize engagement economics, meet internal and external deadlines and develop less experienced engagement personnel
    • Develop into a trusted advisor by being the primary point of contact for client throughout the year to discuss updates in their organization, needs and potential solutions, tax related issues and potential solutions, in addition to engagement management matters
    • Lead technical person on the engagement
    • Determine and approve staffing and other resource needs, and related engagement work schedules
    • Work with management team to delegate and balance assignments to supervisors and staff considering their skills, development needs, schedule and engagement economics (as applicable)
    • Perform technical reviews of engagement work papers and related deliverables
    • Continually build on technical expertise in nonprofit taxation by attending continuing professional education courses or utilizing other training resources
    • Review or conduct research on complex tax issues and prepare memorandums to support solutions
    • Lead role in resolving IRS and state taxing authority audits, inquiries and notices
    • Keep the partners informed about client updates, engagement status, and technical issues
    • Substantial involvement in practice management by setting budgets, preparing client billings and collection of accounts, and helping to optimize staff utilization
    • Participate in developing or improving department or niche business processes and methodologies to improve operating efficiencies
    • Be knowledgeable about the services and capabilities of partners and other service lines, and seek to identify other services that will benefit clients
    • Start to engage in practice development efforts including developing a professional network or referral sources, assisting in proposals and assisting partners in their practice development activities or writing articles for publication
    • Participate as an instructor in firm, department and/or niche training programs and meetings
    • Provide formal performance feedback, career counseling and mentoring to those below manager
    • Meet annual billable hours goal

    What You'll Bring

    • Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Accounting preferred
    • CPA license
    • Technical expertise in Nonprofit Tax
    • At least 5 year of practice in Public Accounting and Taxation
    • At least 3 years of supervisory experience, including the review of tax returns and accompanying work papers, and supervision of staff assisting in the preparation of client deliverables
    • Solid background in Nonprofit Tax
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to lead teams and individuals
    • Highly organized, including ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Broad business knowledge
    • Ability to teach and train others
    • Adept in using business software, including MS Office 


    How to Apply


    If you’re up for the challenge and this is an opportunity you would like to consider, use the “Apply for this job online” button at the top of the page.


    Our Interview Process normally consists of:


    • A phone interview with one of our Rockstar Recruiters
    • 1-2 Rounds of On-Site Interviews with the Hiring Team
    • Offers typically go out within 24-48 hours after your interview

    Now, the fine print...

    Armanino LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Armanino LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


    Armanino LLP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Armanino LLP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


    For positions based in San Francisco, consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.



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