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TAX DIRECTOR OR PARTNER - Private Client Services

Company: AAFCPAs
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

AAFCPAs is an innovative and forward-thinking firm. We have enjoyed primarily organic growth and continue our laser focus on sustained growth as an independent regional firm. We are considered an attractive alternative to the Big 4 and National CPA firms. We provide best-value assurance, tax, outsourced accounting, business consulting, information technology advisory solutions, and wealth management services to nonprofit organizations, commercial companies, wealthy individuals, and estates. Since 1973, AAFCPAs sincere approach to business and service excellence has attracted discerning clients along with the best and brightest CPA and consulting professionals. AAFCPAs donates 10% of its net profits annually to nonprofit organizations. We have an active DE&I committee and have commitment and accountability to these efforts.

AAFCPAs is an independent member of PrimeGlobal, the fourth largest CPA firm association in the world with 300+ member firms in 80+ countries. This provides our clients with seamless national and global coverage, along with an advantageous pay-as-you-use model.

Job Description

Our Tax Practice is growing!! Are you an experienced tax director or partner looking for a progressive career opportunity and a great work culture? Are you committed to excellence and high-quality? Do you love to develop and coach less experienced staff to succeed? Do you enjoy supporting community charity and business events?

If you answered "Yes" to these questions, we would love to talk to you!!

AAFCPAs is in search of a dynamic motivator of people to join our firm's Tax leadership team. This CPA Professional provides thought leadership, consulting, and training for the firm in the areas of S and C corporations, partnerships, estate & trusts, and individuals. The ideal candidate will bring a high energy, creative ideas, and an entrepreneurial spirit to our firm's growing tax practice. This person wants to make a difference with their work career and takes great pleasure in growing and leading a team by example to be known for excellence in client service. This candidate would share accountability with other partners to ensure that clients receive exceptional service and final products/reports are provided in a timely and accurate manner.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor tax professionals at all levels to meet the objectives of the practice as well as individual professional development goals, providing constructive feedback
  • Meet with clients to assess their current needs and propose solutions
  • Develop and sustain strong client relationships to become their most trusted business advisor
  • Keep up-to-date on current tax procedures and changes in tax regulations/laws
  • Actively participate in internal and external tax trainings
  • Train, supervise and delegate assignments to tax managers, seniors, and staff
  • Review complex tax returns and associated workpapers prepared by staff, senior and managers and provide timely, specific and meaningful feedback
  • Plan and manage budgets, billing, and staffing
  • Manage engagements effectively to ensure exceptional client service along with profitability.
  • Develop, supervise, and delegate assignments to tax managers, seniors, and staff accountants.
  • Review complex tax returns and associated workpapers prepared by staff, senior and managers and provide timely, specific and meaningful feedback
  • Identify new client, business development opportunities, and strategic growth initiatives
    Qualifications
    • Success leading, motivating and inspiring a team of diverse people
    • 10+ years of public accounting tax experience - preparing and reviewing all types of tax returns and providing tax advice
    • Demonstrated experience managing multiple client engagements with a financial accounting background.
    • Strong experience with Individual Taxation (high net worth)
    • Experience in Trust & Estate Planning and Family Office Services
    • Experience in small business
    • Experience in family limited partnership and operating partnerships
    • Understanding of complex organizational structures
    • Strong public accounting management experience
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple high-level work
    • CPA License
    • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or Tax
      Benefits

      Additional Information
      • Competitive Salary
      • Generous PTO
      • Flexible office location (Westborough, Waltham, Boston, remote)
      • Comprehensive benefits package
      • Bonus plan
        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: AAFCPAs, St. Louis , TAX DIRECTOR OR PARTNER - Private Client Services , Accounting, Auditing , Saint Louis, Missouri

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