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Corporate Tax Manager

Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

As the Corporate Tax Manager, you’ll be a member of our Corporate Tax Solutions Family and work on business income tax planning, corporate compliance, and ASC 740 income tax accounting (either tax provision preparation or audit support) projects. The Corporate Tax Solutions Family generally has the primary tax relationship with the client, and you will help with the engagement management for multiple clients for your service line – all with the resources, environment, and support to help you excel. You’ll collaborate with other team members and specialists in our tax practice, including our Washington National Tax Office (WNTO), to support all areas of the client’s tax functions, because together is how we succeed. From day one, you’ll be empowered by our tools, technology, training, and support from other team members to take responsibility to produce quality work and help you achieve more, confidently.

Your day-to-day may include:

  • Running client engagements from start to finish, including planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget
  • Supervising, training, and mentoring senior associates, associates and interns on tax projects and assessing performance of staff for engagement reviews; performing in-charge role as needed.
  • Identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to sell services to existing and potential clients
  • Reviewing tax returns prepared by staff and making recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities
  • Conducting primary review of ASC 740 income tax provision engagements
  • Researching and consulting on various tax matters; Utilizing Tax-related software to prepare and process returns.
  • Responding to inquiries from the IRS, State, and other tax authorities
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with clients and working effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform tax services
  • Gaining an understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives, and utilizing that knowledge on engagements
  • Attending professional development and training sessions on a regular basis
  • Adhering to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned

You have the following technical skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum four to seven years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience
  • CPA or JD/active law license required
  • Experience in public accounting is preferred
  • Experience in corporate income tax and strong ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes skills
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and corporate income tax laws and regulations
  • Strong working knowledge of broad-based statutory income tax compliance and consulting including state and local income taxes, taxation of international activity, and transfer pricing
  • Exceptional client service, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Experience in OneSource Tax Provision preferred
  • Strong teamwork, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Can travel as needed