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Tax Manager - 1904324
Milwaukie, OR
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Our client is seeking an accomplished Tax Manager with a solid background in public accounting. The office is located 15 minutes away from Lake Oswego and Portland, and offers a fantastic work-life balance (hybrid/remote options available for the right person down the line). This isn't your typically 60+ hours/week during busy season firm-they pride themselves on a reasonable 48-55 hour TOP work week during tax season. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proficiency in preparing individual and business tax returns, offering tax projections, and delivering advisory services. Mastery of tax research is essential. Moreover, the candidate must exhibit competence in thoroughly evaluating and supervising junior staff's work.


  • Tax Preparation, Planning, and Review:
  • Preparation of individual and business tax returns.
  • Design and implementation of customized tax planning strategies to meet clients' unique requirements.
  • Stay updated on tax regulation changes and apply them to client projects.
  • Review and offer constructive feedback on preparation staff's work to ensure adherence to firm standards.


  • Proven ability to manage client engagements effectively in a public accounting setting, overseeing all phases from planning to completion.
  • Proficiency in implementing tax strategies and complying with tax regulations for complex scenarios, serving diverse clients.
  • Dedication to exceptional client service, problem-solving, continuous learning, and professional growth.

Software Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in QuickBooks Online or willingness to acquire.
  • Prior experience with Thomson Reuters Software (UltraTax, Fixed Assets CS, Planner CS, etc.) preferred but not mandatory.
  • Skill in using tax research software to stay updated on industry regulations and best practices.


Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance.
  • Active CPA license a must (will consider CPA eligible with great public accounting exp)


  • Insurance Coverage:
  • Medical, vision, and prescription coverage for employees.
  • Dental coverage for employees.
  • Long-term disability coverage for employees.
  • Voluntary short-term disability and life insurance.
  • Paid Time Off:
  • 3.5 weeks of paid vacation.
  • 1 week of paid wellness time.

Flexibility for scheduled appointments.

  • Seasonal Half-Day Flex Fridays: Enjoy early weekends while maintaining a 40-hour workweek.
  • Typical tax season hours range from 48-55 per week.
  • Paid Holidays: 9 days.

Hybrid Work Arrangements:

  • Opportunities for hybrid work-from-home arrangements.
  • Company-provided equipment for home and office use.


  • Client origination bonus of 15%.
  • $2,500 employee referral bonus.
  • Bonus equivalent to hourly rate for hours worked over 48 in a week.

Retirement Benefits:

  • 401k company match up to 4%.

Additional Perks:

  • Non-taxable cell phone bill reimbursement.
  • Company-provided meals during tax season.
  • Annual company-wide celebrations and team-building events.
  • Comprehensive 360 employee recognition program.

Professional Development:

  • Firm covers all CPA licensing fees and continuing professional education costs.
  • Numerous learning, professional development, and training opportunities sponsored by the firm.

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