Accounting and Finance

Tax and Partnership Manager (Chicago)


Friedman Williams

Tax and Partnership Manager (Chicago) Chicago Illinois

Job ID: 17131

THE OPPORTUNITY: The scope of this role includes a wide variety of partnership and tax responsibilities. We are seeking an experienced and motivated accounting professional who is a team player, and who will offer insights and solutions. You will manage the tax and partnership staff of three. THE DAY-TO-DAY: • Responsible for all aspects of the firm’s partnership accounting and tax, including international tax • Act as the firm’s primary resource for tax knowledge and information, and as the primary contact with the external tax and consulting firm • Manage the annual process for preparing information for the 1065 filing and federal and state K-1’s. Manage the year-long tax schedule and make sure filings are prepared timely. • Interact with and communicate with partners and finance management on firm tax issues • Manage all tax audit processes and interface with state and local tax auditors • Responsible for the budget for tax expense line items • Special projects and ad hoc requests YOU HAVE: • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Business with emphasis in Accounting required • Minimum 10 years of public/corporate/partnership tax experience. • Law firm partnership or professional services partnership experience preferred. • International tax experience required • Minimum 5 years of management experience required. • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems • Strong technology capability; Elite Enterprise financial system or similar legal/professional services system experience strongly preferred • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are required. Must be proactive and able to quickly identify issues and provide solutions. • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing • Demonstrates close attention to detail • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality • Ability to handle multiple assignments and shifting priorities • Ability to organize and prioritize work • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment • Ability to work independently as well as effectively within a team • Demonstrates a commitment to quality of finished product • Ability to problem solve


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