Tax Manager

Faragalla & Associates   Frederick, MD   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on May 4, 2022

Faragalla and Associates (FA) is a growing regional business consulting, accounting, auditing, and tax firm with offices in Frederick, MD. 

As one of the 2019, 2020 and 2021 Frederick Best of the Best accounting Firms, our team has a commitment to facilitate a supportive and knowledgeable environment to achieve your vision and greatest potential.

Faragalla and Associates differentiates itself by utilizing cutting edge technology to innovate old fashioned accounting services to achieve an overall well-being.  Rooted deep into our culture is ensuring our team is afforded flexibility and freedom to take care of their clients and their families.  

We are constantly evolving to meet the needs of both our team and clients, which translates into many long-term employee and client relationships. As a member of our Tax team, you will:

  • Be empowered to work directly with clients and partners to provide a broad spectrum of tax and related consulting services
  • Participate in a unique client-based approach, providing access to primary client account activity as well as work on underlying entities, trusts, and individual tax returns 
  • Work closely as needed with our Assurance staff on client engagements that span both groups
  • Be valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader and recognized for your accomplishments
  • Have the opportunity to work with a diverse client base

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as the Engagement Manager on specific tax client accounts, taking responsibility for planning, execution, final deliverable and billing and collections 
  • Review complex individual, partnership, S and C corporate tax returns, as well as nonprofit and trust tax returns and work papers
  • Develop a detailed tax engagement work plan, including budgets and timeline for delivery
  • Monitor project status against the budget and communicate schedule adjustments to partners 
  • Effectively analyze client transactions and unusual situations with a level of complexity in incorporating the tax effect of the transaction or situation
  • Recognize and resolve potential and/or existing problems with appropriate tax research 
  • Maintain lines of communication with both staff and clients to address client concerns and identify opportunities to increase level and type of services
  • Work closely with clients and partners within our client-based approach to provide outstanding client service and to build client confidence in and trust for firm services
  • Take responsibility for teammates activities and chargeability, including effective delegation of work to staff 
  • Develop teammates technical and industry skills and encourage growth
  • Develop team processes and systems to improve the productivity and growth of the business 
  • Build relationships with third party referral sources and develop business prospects for the firm

 

Requirements: 

  • 8+ years of public accounting experience with tax specialization
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • Experience with CCH Axcess and Workstream preferred
  • CPA required
  • Master’s degree in Taxation or other related advanced degree Required
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent follow through on assigned duties 

Benefits: 

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Retirement Plan 
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Holidays)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Partner track