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Tax Manager

  • Location Fort Lauderdale
  • State Florida
  • Date November 21, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #477

Tax Manager- Fort Lauderdale or Coral Gables POSITION: Tax Manager SUMMARYLeads tax engagements (including actively developing existing client relationships), develops area(s) of industry and/or subject matter expertise, begins More ..

Tax Manager- Fort Lauderdale or Coral Gables

POSITION: Tax Manager

SUMMARY
Leads tax engagements (including actively developing existing client relationships), develops area(s) of industry and/or subject matter expertise, begins to develop non-client relationships to foster the Firm's business goals, and is responsible for developing staff and senior accountants.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Works with clients and firm partners to determine engagement objectives and assumes a lead role in coordinating resources to meet such objectives.

Develops engagement budgets, coordinates required resources, bills engagements, and manages performance against stated objectives to ensure that client (deliverables) and firm objectives (engagement economics) are met.

Provides guidance and experience to ensure that engagement risks are identified and appropriate responses (including specific tax steps) are taken.

Provides timely on-site review of and feedback on the work of Tax Seniors and Staff.

Works with engagement and client personnel to address extremely complex tax and accounting issues, reviews tax returns for accuracy and completeness, and ensures that client communications (written and oral) are provided in a timely manner to avoid surprises.

Provides the engagement partner responsible for the tax work with timely status updates and communicates and involves the partner in the resolution of client service, tax or accounting problems/issues as they arise.

Works to wrap-up tax engagements in a timely and economic manner.

Begins to develop one or more areas of technical specialization (industry related or subject matter) and begins to transition towards service to clients within such areas.

Begins to serve as a technical consultant to other engagements and other offices that have engagement needs within the Manager's scope of expertise.

Begins to serve in formal and informal mentoring to less experienced firm employees and as a valued colleague to other managers and senior managers.

Contributes to overall office efficiency by providing feedback on staff performance, participating in initiatives for on-going staff development, and developing a teaming culture (through informal social and professional events).

Begins to identify opportunities for expanded services to existing clients (through the development of “trusted advisor” status with clients served).

Begins to develop outside relationships with a goal to foster long-term business development opportunities (through membership involvement with professional groups, community service, and personal relationships).

Perform other essential duties as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

Ability to lead and develop Tax Staff and Seniors.

Dedication to development and enhancement of team environment.

Ability to thrive and adapt in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Integrity, dependability, and trustworthiness.

Ability to multi-task and complete assignments within required time constraints and deadlines.

Superior client service focus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of 5 years experience in public accounting.

Experience preparing complex federal corporate (C and S), multi-state, individual, and partnership returns.

Have a basic understanding of estate and trust taxation.

Basic knowledge of financial services products.

Experience in the review of tax provision.

Familiarity with IRS practice and procedure. Primary contact for IRS audit or other tax authorities.

Ability to review complex tax planning projects and identification of additional planning opportunities.

Ability to understand and apply policies from tax quality control documents.

Proficiency with personal computers including spreadsheet software programs. Experience with ProSystem fx, CCH, RIA, and/or Engagement is a plus.

EDUCATION and LICENSES

Bachelor's degree in accounting. Masters preferred.

Must be CPA certified and have an active CPA license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Occasional same day travel for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.

Occasional out-of-town travel with overnight stay for work at clients' offices using a personal vehicle.

Occasional obligations outside of the typical work day (i.e. breakfast or dinner meetings) to participate in relationship development activities.

Able to work moderate overtime throughout the year with heavier overtime required during certain business cycles. Total estimated work hours are approximately 2380-2400 with annual charge hours (direct client work) expectations of 1650 – 1750 hours.

The duties described above are the general nature and levels of work performed, but are not intended to be a complete comprehensive list of all the duties, activities, and responsibilities required of job incumbents. Job incumbents may be asked to perform other duties as needed and/or required.

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Tax Manager

  • Location Miami
  • State Florida
  • Date November 10, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #552

TAX MANAGER/SENIOR TAX MANAGER Reports to:           Principal or PartnerClassification:       Full-time; ExemptOffice More ..

TAX MANAGER/SENIOR TAX MANAGER

Reports to: Principal or Partner

Classification: Full-time; Exempt

Office Location:

Supervises: Specified Supervisors, and all Tax Associates

POSITION SUMMARY:

Managers are essentially involved in almost all areas for which principals are responsible. They exhibit technical proficiency and the ability to supervise and complete engagements, possess a thorough knowledge of the Firm's policies and procedures, and serve as intermediaries between partners, principals, clients and associates. Senior Managers exhibit the same positive characteristics as managers, but have more experience and/or years of service.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

Manages, directs and monitors multiple client service teams on client engagements

Plans, executes, directs, and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries

Interacts closely with clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise

Provides primary and secondary review of complicated or complex tax returns

Performs technical tax review and approval of assigned tax returns and governmental tax examinations of any complexity

Prepares specific client billing

Assumes full responsibility for larger tax returns and delegates to various tax preparers as deemed necessary

Manages tax research projects to achieve an accurate and efficient product

Acts as a resource for tax preparers and audit associates on specific tax issues and/or questions

Assumes tax preparation responsibility for the more complex business returns

Assumes client service responsibility for assigned clients or for clients where the responsibility has been delegated from a partner

Works closely with partners and associates on client management

Plans the timing and assignment of staff to engagements coordinated with Human Resources

Delegates and manages governmental tax examinations; may represent clients before taxing authorities

Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all tax associates under his/her supervision

Reviews work of associates under his/her supervision to ensure that a quality "product" is consistently delivered within established deadlines

Supervises tax associates and provides on-the-job training

Increased involvement in the Firm's community and marketing activities.

Actively markets and cross-sells the various services provided by the Firm

Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in recruiting, performance evaluations, developing training aids, and acting as an instructor in professional service programs (i.e., CPE)

Assumes responsibility for smooth flow of tax returns through the tax preparation system to assure accurate, complete and timely preparation and delivery of all clients' tax returns


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following are some major tasks associated with the above essential job functions:

Provides overall leadership, supervision, training and performance feedback to supervisors, senior associates and associates

Works closely with partners and other managers/senior managers in actively leading the practice group or office and monitors group performance goals, including chargeable hours, growth, profitability and innovation

Reviews engagement workpapers, resolves any problems, and keeps the partner informed of all important developments in the engagement

Completes billing on time

Maintains and enhances client service, ensuring quality, efficiency, identification and delivery of value-added services and overall excellent client relations

Meets chargeable hour budget

Consistently meets established deadlines, ensuring that work/review processes are complete and adequate time has been provided for partner review processes

Provides timely training, coaching and performance feedback to appropriate parties

Completes 100% of assigned performance evaluations on time

Appropriately communicates with co-workers to ensure that needed information is shared, deadlines and modified deadlines are communicated, and that they have the information they need to complete their work and meet their respective deadlines

Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by the partners

Seeks and implements innovative approaches/solutions, while actively stimulating innovative thinking among others

Participates in the Firm's practice development efforts through involvement with referral sources, community and industry activities

JOB QUALIFICATIONS - KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:

Completes at least 40 hours of CPE per year

Demonstrates integrity, maturity, dependability, tact, positive attitude, and enthusiasm in the performance of duties

Cooperates with others in the Firm in a manner that recognizes the importance of teamwork in providing quality professional services

Willing to accept new responsibilities, including seeking work from other departments when available

Actively participates in the Firm's social and educational functions

Maintains an appearance and demeanor consistent with Firm culture and prevailing customs

Ability to operate independently and "self-manage" projects

Superior knowledge of Firm practices, policies and procedures

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong organizational and leadership skills

Excellent knowledge and utilization of computer programs, relevant software and office equipment

Excellent attention to detail, especially in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

Ability to multi-task, analyze and resolve problems

Ability to utilize discretion with confidential information

Positive and proactive team player

Knowledge of the principles and practices of personnel supervision

Proven ability to train and motivate personnel in order to balance staffing strength with profitability and growth

Ability to establish credibility and be decisive, but able to recognize and support the partners' preferences and priorities

Ability to exercise sound judgment


EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting required

Master's degree in Accounting or Finance or related field preferred

Active Certified Public Accountant licensure

Minimum of eight years (Manager) or ten years (Senior Manager) experience in public accounting, demonstrating a proven progression in complexity and scope of positions and engagements

Minimum of three years supervising and managing personnel

Considerable knowledge of and experience in the professional service industry

OTHER:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by associates assigned to this position and classification. The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

You may be asked by partners to perform other functions and duties from time to time. You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. Performance may be judged based on the quality of work, application of knowledge and skills, and ability to meet time constraints, in addition to other factors.

Management reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the Firm may terminate employment at any time, for any reason. See the Employee Handbook for further guidance on employment policies and practices.

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Linux Administrator

  • Location Deerfield Beach
  • State Florida
  • Date October 16, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #665

Linux Data Center System AdministratorJob Title: Linux Data Center System AdministratorDepartment: Technical Operations Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, FloridaJOB DESCRIPTION: Now is your chance to work with one of the More ..

Linux Data Center System Administrator

Job Title: Linux Data Center System Administrator
Department: Technical Operations
Location: Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Florida

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Now is your chance to work with one of the largest Data Center Hosting providers in South Florida.

Would you like to work as a Linux Administrator, wants to experience working for a world class company? We are looking for an experienced Linux System Administrator to join our team and make a difference. This position is based in our Broward Tier 4 Data Center, which is just outside of Fort Lauderdale and Miami. We are looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals who are able to excel in a dynamic environment.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Track and debug network, hardware, and Linux / Windows OS related issues
• Install a large, scalable inventory of servers, switches, routers, and storage hardware
• Physically assist in moving and racking equipment for special projects
• Diagnose hardware issues and repair or upgrade as required
• RMA tasks for in-warranty failed hardware
• Handle incoming shipments and track assets through internal NOC system
• Use and maintain automation and installation tools
• Automate and refine processes following data center best practices
• Create documentation for the site operations knowledge base
• Lead independent projects
• Participate in first response to all operational service issues on an on-call rotation basis.
• Provide customer technical support via phone and ticket system
• Provide “Remote Hands” assistance as requested by customers
• Perform vendor / customer escorting associated with outage resolution, maintenance, moves, adds and changes

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Expert knowledge of data center best practices (i.e. basic fault tolerance, cable routing, calculating power usage)
• Experience working with servers / network hardware
• Experience working with Linux / Windows Servers Operating Systems
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to lift / move 30-40 lbs on a daily basis

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
• 2+ years experience in data center deployment and infrastructure
• 3+ years of increasing responsibility in any of the following specific areas:
• ISP Network installation and troubleshooting
• Mass storage installation and maintenance
• IT project design and execution
• Team leadership and project management
• preferred knowledge of mission critical facilities system design, operation, and maintenance.

TRAVEL:
Our clienthas two data centers located in Deerfield and Miami, Florida. All technicians are designated to one of our facilities, travel between data centers may occur and will be reimbursed accordingly.

BENEFITS:

Here are some of the benefits our client offers:
? Competitive base pay
? Comprehensive Medical, and Dental plans
?Employee lounge and game room
? Employee Perk and Discount Program
? Casual wear, comfortable work environment
? Flexible work schedule with paid time off and sabbatical opportunities
? Training and tuition reimbursement
? and more…

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WPB – Consumer Finance Litigation Associate

  • Location Miami
  • State Florida
  • Date October 8, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #662

Consumer Finance Litigation Associate
Associates with 3 to 5 years of
experience in commercial litigation for the consumer finance litigation &
compliance practice group. State and Federal court experience is More ..

Consumer Finance Litigation Associate

Associates with3 to5 years of experience in commercial litigation for the consumer finance litigation & compliance practice group. State and Federal court experience is required. Financial institutions litigation experience is preferred. Federal Court clerkship experience is preferred. Must be a member of The Florida Bar.

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  • Date June 7, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #137
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Product Developer

  • Location North Miami
  • State Florida
  • Date May 24, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #1130

Product Developer will be coordinating with target
markets ie;Mexico, Colombia and Peru as well new markets in Latin America. 
Will be coordinating with the different markets to determine product
performance. Utilize More ..

Product Developer will be coordinating with target markets ie;Mexico, Colombia and Peru as well new markets in Latin America. Will be coordinating with the different markets to determine product performance. Utilize comparative analysis to identify trends in the different markets. Colaboration with designers, sales, distribution, purchasing and QC departments to yield the product for each market. Ideal canidate will communicate100% in spanish with excellent organizational skills. Proficient with Excel, Power Point, Outlook and Internet Savvy. Travel Required up to 25%. Must have 5- 10 years of experience. Looking for someone that can make an immediate impact.

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Attorney, Trust & Estate

  • Location Boca Raton
  • State Florida
  • Date May 22, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #664

Morris Law Group, a successful growing Boca Raton, FL estate, wealth preservation and business planning boutique law firm is seeking an experienced Trusts and Estates Attorney to provide trust, estate and tax planning advice to More ..

Morris Law Group, a successful growing Boca Raton, FL estate, wealth preservation and business planning boutique law firm is seeking an experienced Trusts and Estates Attorney to provide trust, estate and tax planning advice to high net worth individuals and entities. The right attorney will have worked with sophisticated estate planning, estate and trust administration, business succession planning and asset protection planning.

This position will work closely with a team of attorneys, paralegals and other staff.

Education, training, experience:

Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
• Prepare and review client projects and documents;
• Oversee staff and review and draft estate planning, entity and asset protection documents and structures;
• Conduct full estate reviews and provide sophisticated tax planning advice to high net worth clients; and
• Research and prepare memoranda regarding complex tax, estate planning and offshore structuring issues to backup positions the firm recommends to clients

This is the trusts and estates position you have been waiting for: collegial teamwork environment, file responsibility and client contact, and the time and ability to create sophisticated estate plans for high net worth individuals and entities.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years of large or boutique firm or in-house experience reviewing the estates of high net worth individuals and entities and advising them on trusts and estates planning.
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  • Date March 25, 2013
  • Employment Type Direct Hire
  • Job Id #147
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