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Tax Manager, Long Island

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Posted 11 days ago

Job Description:


At MGO we do a lot more than crunch numbers and prepare filings. Our approach leverages input from throughout our organization – giving everyone a voice and an opportunity to make an impact. Utilizing a state-of-the-art technology platform, we go beyond the numbers to provide invaluable financial and operational insight to a diverse array of dynamic clients – from enduring institutions to disruptive start-ups.

By delivering strategic guidance with a personal touch, we are reshaping ideas of what a CPA firm is capable of – and give our professionals the support to self-determine the path their career takes.

Job Details

MGO is growing and we are looking for motivated, hard working and dynamic Tax Manager with a strong passion for public accounting and tax services to join our New York team (although the position is 100% REMOTE the role is aligned to our Long Island, New York team so we are interested in hiring someone in the Eastern Time Zone). A career in our public Tax sector will provide you with the opportunities to learn and develop technical skills in order to prep and execute returns of all kinds and industries. This Tax Supervisor role will perform intermediate level accounting functions related to tax specifications and perform as a lead by assigning work and providing guidance to lower level associates. This person will be responsible for utilizing research skills, applying tax foundational knowledge to understand potential tax issues, gathering client information necessary for filing, participating in tax planning, recognizing and communicating potential risks, preparing tax accrual workpapers and working with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review.

Core Responsibilities & Essential Functions

Leading Managing and Holding People Accountable (LMA).

Learn and begin to apply growth process (participates in assigned RC, pipeline support, COPs, etc.)

Supervises the engagement (job) project management, billing, ensures QC (technical) standards.

Takes care of the client (meets deadlines, timely communication).

Develops engagement team (prepares seniors to the next level).

Prepare business and individual returns.

Research tax issues and recognize potential problems within engagements and discuss these with the manager or partner.

Prepare tax projections, tax planning assignments and other consulting projects as needed.

Maintain a command of GAAP, GAAS, and any other common audit/tax techniques.

Exhibit strong communications skills (verbal; written; presentation) with lower level associates, management/partners, and clients.

Provide timely performance and behavior feedback to lower level associates via verbal discussions and/or evaluations.

Communicate with manager regarding work-loads and project status.

Minimum Qualifications

3-4 years of tax experience in public accounting is required.

Bachelor’s in accounting required, Masters in Tax preferred.

Knowledge and understanding of accounting including bookkeeping and journal entry preparation required.

CPA License required, JD, EA or LLM in lieu of acceptable.

Experience with tax research databases such as BNA and RIA Proficient in all tax compliance process software including CCH ProSystems Fx, Axcess Tax, Engagement or other CCH software and comparable programs and standard tax workpapers.

Why work for MGO?

MGO’s professionals take a holistic, multi-disciplinary approach to accounting, financial and advisory services. Our teams collaborate across internal functions and service lines to build institutional knowledge, formulate insight, and deliver efficiencies that make a difference – not only in the marketplace, but in the lives of our clients and team members. That’s why we value characteristics like teamwork, communication, creativity, and leadership when building our teams. We are growing fast and new opportunities emerge every day. If you’re not afraid of pushing the status quo, MGO offers a supportive setting where you can take control of your career while still enjoying the mentorship to develop new skills in an environment where you thrive.


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