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Tax Manager- Real Estate

Company: Geffen Mesher & Company PC
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Who are we?? Geffen Mesher & Company, P.C. is one ofPortland's largest locally owned accounting firms: serving clients in the Northwest for more than 85 years. Our success has a lot to do with how we serve our clients and how we treat our people. We are a growing dynamic and progressive firm, seeking accounting professionals with our same passion for excellence and commitment to relationships. We are seeking a full-time candidate for this remote position.Success looks like: You love delivering excellent client service, with superior results. You are hands-on in your workstyle and passionate about developing the people on your team. As a manager, you should be able to manage the people who support you, as well as manage the engagements you own. You can juggle multiple projects to a high degree of efficiency and demonstrate advanced technical skills in a variety of tax and accounting areas. You'll help business leaders look around corners, go beyond the numbers, do something different by developing rapport with clients and making a difference. Whether you intend to specialize or would rather gain exposure across many service lines, you won't be limited at Geffen Mesher. We'll encourage you to explore diverse opportunities to find your focus and thrive in your chosen career.Requirements:What you bring: Your work will include, but not limited to:Assume 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.Possess technical knowledge sufficient to supervise and train staff and senior accountants on multiple engagements simultaneously and evaluate their progress.Develop new client contacts and relationships beneficial to the firm while also recognizing opportunities to provide additional services to current clients.Maintain a good working relationship with clients to enhance client satisfaction and work with client management and staff at all levels to perform tax services, resolve tax related problems and make recommendations for business and process improvements.Review and evaluate work papers and determine compliance with professional standards, firm policy, as well as tax compliance.Lead planning meetings with staff and senior accountants to establish budget guidelines and discuss pertinent issues related to client work.Participate in recruiting efforts as needed.Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.Basic Requirements:Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or combination of like education, discipline and advanced learning.Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or IRS Enrolled Agent (EA)6+ years' recent experience in a public accounting firmDemonstrated supervisory experience in public accountingStrong oral and written communication skillsFluency in English languageAdditional QualificationsFive or more years' experience in general tax, preferably with at least three years in the real estate fieldKnowledge of common real estate transactions like 1031 exchanges, sales & purchases, and the tax implications of those transactionsStrong understanding of the tax implications of admitting new partners, tax implications of selling a partnership interest, and partners' contributing and distributing property to a partnershipStrong understanding of Opportunity Funds and Opportunity ZonesComprehensive technical skills, including providing full service to real estate owners, developers, and investorsExcellent research skillsStrong understanding of the theory of taxationCommand of pertinent IRC sections and regulationsBenefits and PerksGeffen Mesher offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, four weeks of paid time off per year, and very generous 401(K)/Profit Sharing contributions. We also offer paid parental leave for both parents, paid volunteer time, summer hour scheduling, a Dress for Your Day dress code, and a flexible work environment. We serve busy season meals, breakfasts, host frequent in-house socials, and have a long history of active community involvement and volunteerism.Geffen Mesher is committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities.To protect the interests of all parties, Geffen Mesher will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to the Firm, including unsolicited resumes sent to the Firm mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to the Firm's employees, or to the Firm's resume database will be considered property of Geffen Mesher. The Firm will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. The Firm will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This also includes partial resumes, candidate profiles, and candidate details or information.

Keywords: Geffen Mesher & Company PC, Pittsburgh , Tax Manager- Real Estate, Executive , Bridgeport, Pennsylvania

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