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Tax Partner

Company: Baker Tilly US, LLP
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing clients a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage with critical mass and top-notch talent in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 148 territories, with 36,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.0 billion.
Many of Baker Tilly's roles have the opportunity to work remotely. Please discuss with your talent acquisition professional to understand the requirements for an opportunity you are exploring.
Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.Responsibilities:Are you looking to join an entrepreneurial firm which is one of the fastest growing in the US?If yes, consider joining Baker Tilly LLP (BT) as a Tax Partner focused on Growth! In this role you will be focused on growth for the Houston market, along with managing a book of business that will lift and shift.This is a tremendous opportunity for someone to have a large impact on office growth. You will work side-by-side with firm leadership and our associates to serve clients and build the business, having a direct impact on the firm's success. You will be a valued mentor and coach to a group of talented staff, utilizing your expertise to help develop their technical and professional skills. As one of the fastest growing firms in the nation, BT has the ability to provide you with an amazing ownership experience working with some of the most entrepreneurial partners in our field.You will enjoy this role if:

  • You are able and excited to drive growth and able to market source new clients and new business
  • You are excited about having a direct impact to grow the Houston office
  • You want to work for a leading CPA advisory firm which is growing, growth means more opportunity
  • You are passionate about contributing to your team's professional growth and your continued development, creating endless opportunities now, for tomorrowWhat you will do:
    • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and externally with the goal of acquiring new clients, projects, and revenue. Actively participate in request for proposals to pursue additional clients/services for the firm
    • Participates with other service line leadership in developing tax service market positioning and branding, strategy, and messaging for the Houston Market and facilitate practice growth initiatives
    • Operate within and effectively leverage Baker Tilly's matrixed structure of industry, service and geography to develop and execute growth strategies and work in close coordination with regional and national leaders
    • Represent Baker Tilly and develop relationships in the Houston Market, participate in relevant industry events and undertake speaking engagements
    • Invest in your professional development individually and through participation in firm wide learning and development programs
    • Support the growth and development of team members through the Baker Tilly Care and Teach philosophy, helping associates meet their professional goals along with pro-actively supporting the recruitment efforts of future team members
    • Demonstrate leadership, initiative, excellent team skills, and high ethical standards
    • Represents the firm at key community events, firm functions, and other meetings
    • Manage client engagement staffing, billings/collections, and ensure client profitability targets are met
    • Be a trusted leader of Baker Tilly's tax services providing federal tax compliance and consulting services to positively impacting your clients through:
      • Being a valued tax business advisor, leading client relationships on day to day tax matters with various clients ranging from middle market to multinational
      • Consulting on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate and flow through taxation, accounting methods, and ASC740
      • Coordinating with specialty tax practices on complicated tax matters in the state and local, high net worth, international, research and development along with credits and incentives areas
      • Overseeing tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients, review complex tax research on a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions for a variety of entities and their affiliatesQualifications:
        • Bachelor's Degree in accounting required., masters or advanced degree desirable
        • CPA required
        • Fifteen (15+) years' experience providing federal tax compliance and consulting services in a professional services firm, relevant industry experience as a CFO will be considered
        • Proven success and knowledge in growing the Houston market and entrepreneurial nature and experience in building a practice
        • A leader with a demonstrated ability to develop relationships and serve as a value architect
        • Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication skills
        • Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects
        • Highly developed software and Microsoft Suite skills

Keywords: Baker Tilly US, LLP, Houston , Tax Partner, Accounting, Auditing , Houston, Texas

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