Overview

The Tax Supervisor is responsible for leading staff, instructing them in work to be performed, reviewing completed work, and directing necessary revisions. Under minimal supervision, accepts responsibility for the successful outcome of client engagements and performs a wide variety of advanced accounting functions.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible overseeing multiple projects / engagements, ensuring client satisfaction, timely completion, and staff development.
  • Performs a broad range of diversified advanced accounting functions, demonstrating thorough knowledge of tax accounting and tax law.
  • Under direction of a manager or partner, oversees the planning and scheduling of client engagements.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and understanding of tax compliance and relevant matters.
  • Demonstrates ability to monitor project status to meet budgets, deadlines and quality control standards; appropriately prioritizes multiple assignments.
  • Oversees, trains, and instructs junior and associate level staff team members; Effectively delegates and leverages work to ensure client satisfaction and staff development.
  • Assists in the development of tax policies and procedures for the firm.
  • Efficiently and accurately prepares, reviews, and revises work papers.
  • Communicates on behalf of client to tax authorities, including notices and examinations.
  • Prepares complicated tax returns for individual, corporate, partnership, and others.
  • Prepares correspondence; processes reports; develops/maintains spreadsheets; conducts research of complex technical issues as necessary.
  • Understanding of firm metrics and timely manages client billings
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients’ business, and of the unique aspects of each client’s industry.
  • Meets w/clients on a regular basis, develops business familiarity through client interaction; returns all phone calls in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Assumes responsibility for client workload; anticipates or recognizes problems/issues and recommends solutions in a timely manner, keeping partner informed as needed.
  • Actively promotes and facilitates teamwork throughout the firm.
  • Clear verbal and written communication skills.
  • Develops and maintains referral network; actively pursues opportunities for firm growth; promotes the firm’s practice to existing and potential clients, identifying additional client service needs.
  • Maintain and expand professional skills via CPE and other sources.
  • Contribute to the firm’s objectives by fostering a positive environment with personal cooperation and a good attitude.
  • Demonstrate firm’s objective of integrity and professional compassion by treating others fairly and with respect.
  • Exhibit professional conduct towards visitors, clients and fellow employees through appearance and manner.
  • Maintains good attendance arrives on time and provides adequate notice of needed absences.


Qualifications

  • 4+ years of public accounting and tax accounting experience.
  • Experience supervising and managing staff.
  • BS degree in Accounting or a related field.
  • Active CPA license.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication.
  • Problem solver and critical thinker.
  • Experience with CCH tax software package is preferred.
  • Business development experience is preferred.
  • Best Places to Work 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020 Winner, St. Louis Business Journal
  • Largest Accounting Firms List, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, St. Louis Business Journal
  • The 2020 Regional Leaders – Top 100 Firms: Midwest, Accounting Today
  • Who’s Who in Law and Accounting 2015, St. Louis Business Journal
  • Top 200 Fastest Growing Firms, 2018, Inside Public Accounting