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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/09/2018

Accountant - Public Accounting

Houston, USA


Job Description

Job Overview

Abercrombie & Associates is a 20+ person boutique CPA firm located in the thriving Woodlands, Texas area. The firm provides upper level accounting and tax services to businesses and individuals including audits and reviews, merger and acquisition services, due diligence, estate planning, consulting and advisory services in addition to traditional tax compliance and accounting services.

The firm is currently seeking an experienced Tax Manager to join our stellar team. The ideal candidate is a team player who manages the tax team to greater performance, creates and implements tax plans and works with the accounting and leadership teams to identify opportunities for process improvement and potential areas of risk. The Tax Manager will ensure compliance with state federal and international tax law through a series of systems and system controls that are designed to ensure accurate, timely reporting. They will monitor current and impending changes to tax regulation and make the appropriate updates to policies and strategies. The ideal candidate is single minded in their pursuit of ensuring compliance and achieves this goal through optimizing reporting procedures and driving the successful function of the tax team.


  • Plan for and develop overall project staffing calendars and coordinate timing and inputs with tax team.

  • Facilitate and manage the project workflow of preparation and review of client federal tax returns and the accurate, timely filing of all tax forms.

  • Ensure accurate, timely filing of consolidated federal, state and local income tax returns and other business related filings.

  • Find and implement opportunities for process improvement in company tax procedures.

  • Develop and implement strategic tax planning for all necessary federal and state taxes.

  • Manage members of the tax team as they prepare components of client’s US federal income tax return and other tax documents.

  • Maintain effective control procedures over all aspects of the tax process.

  • Develop and enhance client relationships.

  • Advise firm clients on tax matters.

  • Communication and response with clients and governmental authorities.

  • Manage and facilitate IRS income tax audits: preparing responses, creating schedules, etc.

  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax law developments, communicate the effects of these developments to management and the tax team and create strategies to capitalize on changes to taxation legislation.

  • Provide support with various internal audits and special tax related projects.

  • Preparation of complex individual and business tax returns.

  • Review tax returns and quarterly/yearly tax projections.

  • Manage and mentor members of tax team to greater levels of effectiveness and engagement.

  • Business development.


  • Extensive individual/corporate/partnership tax knowledge
  • Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of tax code, compliance and procedures.

  • Familiarity with U.S. federal, state and local reporting requirements.

  • Strong experience with a variety of tax operations and ability to drive process improvements.

  • Strong ability to utilize project management and accounting best practices to organize and prioritize tasks and the tasks of other tax team members.

  • Ability to work well independently as well as the ability to work well with stakeholders and communicate the benefits of tax initiatives.

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a tax manager or public accountant role and at least 2 years of experience in a management role. Recent experience in a professional capacity with a CPA and a current CPA license is required.

  • The Tax Manager must be proficient with the following software/tools:

    • Strong skills and experience with Word, Outlook, Excel, QuickBooks.

    • Familiarity with CCH ProSytemfx products, XCM, and RIA Checkpoint.


  • Non-Smoking Environment

  • Employee Health Insurance

  • 401(k)

  • Flexible work week alternatives

  • Generous business development incentive

Company Description
Abercrombie & Associates, PC is a growing CPA firm located in The Woodlands, Texas. We value providing close personal and professional attention to our clients and our standards are set high. We believe all of our clients deserve a high quality product provided to them with a sense of urgency and proficiency.

Role: Accountant - Public Accounting
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Location: Houston,

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