RSM currently has an opening for an experienced Tax Senior Manager to join our expanding Private Client Services tax practice in St. Louis. This role provides an opportunity to join a high-performing tax practice as a leader with opportunity for future Partner role. You will use your expertise in taxation to provide compliance and consulting services to multi-generational wealthy families and their private businesses and/or investment entities. Private businesses and investments are often owned in flow through enterprises such as partnerships and S corporations. You will also help lead and manage our growth, identify and seize new business opportunities, supervise staff and work closely with the Partners, clients and family offices.
We provide an exceptional opportunity to develop professionally through exposure to strategic tax planning and compliance, structure consultations with respect to family entities or private business entities, and all related Private Client/Family Wealth Services (personal taxation, charitable taxation, trust taxation, estate & gift taxation and financial planning for multi-generational families).
Candidates must be familiar with the tax consulting process and possess the analytical skills necessary for the effective diagnosis, development and implementation of solutions to clients' tax needs. With the firm, you'll have the opportunity to develop and pursue creative approaches to resolve client issues.
Managing and driving the success of multiple engagements
Be client facing and grow practice
Be responsible for revenue generation and managing a book of business
Attracting, developing, and retaining top talent
Keeping lines of communication open with staff and clients
Ability to manage within budgetary and time constraints while providing a high-level of client satisfaction
Anticipating and addressing client concerns and escalating problems as they arise
Initiating "cross selling" business to other practices
Promoting new ideas and business & tax solutions that result in extended services to existing clients
Developing an understanding of client's business or family structure & investments, and becoming a "functional expert" in the area
Keeping abreast of changes in industry regulation, maintain competency through continuing education and obtaining additional professional certifications
Providing appropriate and timely performance feedback to those supervised
8+ years continuous recent public accounting experience
Experience working for a Big 4 or large national, regional or local accounting firm
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
CPA license required
Strong experience with private client services (personal taxation, and trusts)
Experience in the review of tax returns for wealthy family members and their trusts and investment entities.
Must be able to support financial growth efforts and manage a book of business
Successful candidates will possess ability to plan client engagements, provide tax consulting services, manage compliance projects, supervise and review work of team staff members, work closely with clients as well as internal managers and partners
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information and tax laws
Masters of Taxation, MBA or Law Degree
Job ID req3898
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: Private Client Services
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3898
Location: 8182 Maryland Avenue, Suite 900, Clayton, MO US