Professional Alternatives

Job ID#: 9491

Tax Manager

Direct Hire; up to 110K + bonus

Katy, TX

**CPA required and MBA highly preferred

**Focus on income, franchise and gross receipts tax

**IMMEDIATE NEED – new team member will start in December!


  • Responsible for strategic planning and compliance of Federal, State and Local taxes
  • Manage tax compliance process
  • Deliver annual tax package (timely/accurate) in order to file federal, state, and local tax returns
  • Prepare quarterly estimated tax calculations and filings, including forecasting of tax depreciation
  • Responsible for tax depreciation calculations (Federal, State and AMT) in Sage FAS, including depreciation schedules, reconciliation of tax forms required including 4562 and 4797 and rollforward schedules for tax books
  • Responsible for deferred tax assets and liabilities schedules; reconcile balance sheet tax accounts
  • Review contracts to determine taxability of transactions involved; offered suggestions for improvements and opportunities
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks, propose solutions, and develop procedures
  • Manage sales and use tax matrices for a multistate environment
  • Review and approve tax returns
  • Manage and coordinate tax audits and special projects, and Unclaimed Property reporting
  • Manage registrations and correspondence with tax authorities
  • Provide input to accounting policies and SOPs related to recording, payment and tracking of taxes; provide guidance and training to field on tax-related issues; research tax issues with regulatory agencies and auditors
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate effects of  developments to management, and create strategies surrounding compliance and benefits


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required; Master’s degree in Taxation or Accounting HIGHLY PREFERRED
  • Experience in a Big 4 with at least 5 years proven record of positive deliveries
  • Advanced Microsoft Office applications; familiarity with NetSuite, CCH, Avalara or Vertex sales and use tax software and FAS Sage for tax depreciation
  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. tax rules and accounting principles; familiarity with relevant states tax rules
  • Strong communication, positive spirit, customer service-centric, composure in challenging situations, collaborative, open to and likes feedback, and promotes a culture of diversity, respect and accountability
  • Strong attention to detail, identify and solve complex issues, think “big picture” and offer creative solutions

Other Info:

  • Interactive and collaborative work environment; must be interested in learning
  • Beautiful new offices; great west location
  • Excellent manager – down to earth, kind and committed; long tenure with company


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