Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Taxation Director in New York, New York
Partnership Taxation Director
Direct and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries
Provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients
Manage to budget.
Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
Conduct primary and secondary review of complicated or complex income tax returns including Corporate, S-Corp., partnership and individual clients.
Interact closely with assigned tax clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients while managing the client assignments to budget.
Evaluate the tax aspects of partnership agreements and manage the clients Internal Revenue Code (IRC) 704b accounts.
Have a proficient working understanding of Sub-chapter K-Partnership taxation.
Direct and monitor the state tax compliance and composite filing activities.
Work closely with tax partners and other tax staff on client management, practice development and business development activities.
Maintain active communication with clients to manage their expectations, ensure client satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met and lead change efforts effectively.
Consult, collaborate and service client to make recommendations on business and process improvements, and serve as a business adviser to client.
Other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.
Certifications & Licensures: CPA or JD/active law license required.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years experience in progressive federal tax consulting and/or compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting.
Experience in Corporate, S-Corp, and/or Partnership returns.
Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, consolidated federal tax returns, partnership returns, and combined state tax returns.
Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
Strong leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
The base salary range for this position in Manhattan / New York City only is between $155,400 & $233,200.
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