Grant Thornton LLP Corporate Tax Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
Grant Thornton is seeking a Corporate Tax Manager in Boston, MA office. Additional locations include: Hartford, CT.
As a Corporate Tax Manager, you’ll be a member of our Corporate Tax Solutions Family and work on business income tax planning, corporate compliance, and ASC 740 income tax accounting (either tax provision preparation or audit support) projects. The Corporate Tax Solutions Family generally has the primary tax relationship with the client, and you will help with the engagement management for multiple clients for your service line – all with the resources, environment, and support to help you excel. You’ll collaborate with other team members and specialists in our tax practice, including our Washington National Tax Office (WNTO), to support all areas of the client’s tax functions, because together is how we succeed.
From day one, you’ll be empowered by our tools, technology, training, and support from other team members to take responsibility to produce quality work and help you achieve more, confidently.
Your day-to-day may include:
Running client engagements from start to finish, including planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget
Supervising, training, and mentoring senior associates, associates and interns on tax projects and assessing performance of staff for engagement reviews; performing in-charge role as needed.
Identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to sell services to existing and potential clients
Reviewing tax returns prepared by staff and making recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities
Conducting primary review of ASC 740 income tax provision engagements
Researching and consulting on various tax matters; Utilizing Tax-related software to prepare and process returns.
Responding to inquiries from the IRS, State, and other tax authorities
Maintaining a good working relationship with clients and working effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform tax services
Gaining an understanding of client operations, processes, and business objectives, and utilizing that knowledge on engagements
Attending professional development and training sessions on a regular basis
Adhering to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
Other duties as assigned
You have the following technical skills and qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting
Minimum four to seven years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience
CPA or JD/active law license required
Experience in public accounting is preferred
Experience in corporate income tax and strong ASC 740 Accounting for Income Taxes skills
Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and corporate income tax laws and regulations
Strong working knowledge of broad-based statutory income tax compliance and consulting including state and local income taxes, taxation of international activity, and transfer pricing
Exceptional client service, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
Experience in OneSource Tax Provision preferred
Strong teamwork, analytical skills, and attention to detail
Can travel as needed
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About the Team
The team you’re about to join is ready to help you thrive. Here’s how:
• Whether it’s your work location, weekly schedule or unlimited flex time off, we empower you with the options to work in the way that best serves your clients and your life.
• Here, you are supported to prioritize your overall well-being through work-life integration options that work best for you and those in your household.
• We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different — and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. See how at www.gt.com/careers
• When it comes to inclusion, we are committed to doing more than checking boxes. Explore all the ways we’re taking action for diversity, equity & inclusion at www.gt.com/careers
Here’s what you can expect next:
If you apply and are selected to interview, a Grant Thornton team member will reach out to you to schedule a time to connect. We encourage you to also check out other roles that may be a good fit for you or get to know us a little bit better at www.gt.com/careers.
We understand that your needs, responsibilities and experiences are different, and we think that’s a good thing. That’s why we support you with personalized and comprehensive benefits that recognize and empower all the identities, roles and aspirations that make you, well, you. For an overview of our benefit offerings, please visit: https://www.grantthornton.com/careers/rewards-and-benefits
Benefits for internship positions: Grant Thornton interns are eligible to participate in the firm’s medical, dental and vision insurance programs and the firm’s employee assistance program. Interns also receive a minimum of 72 hours of paid sick leave, and are paid for firm holidays that fall within their internship period.
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