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Senior Manager


Job Number:102211
Job Location:Chicago, IL
Job Type:Permanent
Job Degree:Bachelor of Arts - Accounting
Job Post Date:11/20/2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:

My client whom is a public accounting firm, is seeking a Senior Manager to join the team based out of their Chicago office.

Responsibilities:
– Manage a portfolio of clients of varying size and scope and act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
– Build and manage client relationships that results in increased client retention
– Manage client risk and financial performance of engagements including billing, collections, and project budgets
– Be responsible for delivering high quality tax service
– The ability to advise clients outside of the “normal” tax services; people, process, and product
– Understand and know client expectation to the point it will be viewed as a value add
– Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
– Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
– Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
– Supports budget and forecasting activities
– Collaborates with the other Managers and PICS across the firm to support overall Firm goals and objectives
– Monitors and analyzes the work of the team to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
– Advises staff regarding the handling of routine and non-routine client work
– Responds to inquiries from Partners and other firm managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests, etc.
– Work with the Partners to ensure a clean and timely year end audit
– Supervise the team to ensure all accounting/bookkeeping/tax reporting deadlines are met
– Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the firm through existing systems

Requirements:
- Seven to ten years of tax experience in a public accounting firm at the senior or manager level
- Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
- Licensed CPA
- PFS/Small business experience preferred
- Experience managing multiple client engagements and client service teams
- Experience using relevant software: MS Excel, Go File Room, PCS, Ultra Tax



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