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Tax Supervisor

Job Title: Tax Supervisor – Real-Estate, Owner-Operated, Closely Held, and Private-Equity Businesses
Reports To: Manager(s), Partner(s)

Summary: The Tax Supervisor is responsible for planning, execution, review and completion of income tax workpapers to ensure compliance with federal and state tax laws. They are also an important team member for consulting and research projects for tax planning and transaction advisory services. The Tax Supervisor will assist and provide support to Tax Managers and Partners. As the position responsibilities grow, the role includes increased opportunity in the firm’s business and practice development activities in a rapidly growing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mentor, supervise and train staff and seniors through counsel, guidance and coaching; evaluate performance and participate in individuals’ performance reviews.
  • Supervise tax engagements and assist in providing innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance services to clients
  • Preparation of complex federal and multi-state individual, trust, partnership, and S & C Corporation income tax returns
  • Review income tax returns prepared by staff and make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax saving opportunities
  • Proficient at Federal and state tax research and manage IRS and State tax notices to resolution
  • Ability to prioritize and manage client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, managing to budget and communicating status with manager/partner
  • Delegate work as appropriate and hold staff and seniors accountable for the work that has been delegated to them
  • Develop effective and proactive relationships with clients to provide superior client service
  • Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon the technical knowledge gained relative to the client’s operations, processes, and business objectives
  • Manage client accounts including billing and various client matters
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with staff/team members of the firm by effectively motivating, utilizing, training and developing staff
  • Demonstrate competency in technical skills, work quality and application of professional and firm standards
  • Proficient in tax software including ProSystem fx Engagement, fixed assets and tax and XCM
  • Regular and predictable attendance


  • Attained Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university or higher degree preferred
  • CPA license, licensed attorney or significant progress working toward CPA licensure
  • Four to seven years related experience
  • Must be able to communicate and function in an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to show strong leadership and mentoring capabilities
  • Strong technical skills in accounting, tax preparation and review
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language

Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages Senior Tax Associates and Tax Associates. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

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