Tax Senior

Tax Senior Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Tax Senior to join our team.


  • Coaches/mentors individual team members;
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with client personnel;
  • Ensure high quality of work product;
  • Supervise and manage expectations of engagement teams, staff accountants and/or interns on your teams;
  • Supervises the engagement (job) project management, billing, ensures QC (technical) standards;
  • Learn and begin to apply growth process (participates in assigned RC,, pipeline support, COPs, etc.);
  • Active in recruitment of new and experienced staff;
  • Develop and motivate tax associates by providing them with counseling, leadership and career guidance;
  • Proactive in bottom-line management of assigned engagements and individual productivity opportunities;
  • Develop and motivate tax seniors and associates by reviewing their work and providing them with counseling, leadership and career guidance;
  • Execution, maintenance and completion of assigned client engagements in a variety of industries;
  • Demonstrate the ability to efficiently research tax topics of intermediate complexity;
  • Research tax issues and communicate potential risks that may impact a client’s tax planning strategies and projects;
  • Supervise and review tax returns prepared by other tax staff assigned to engagements;
  • Develop recommendations and implementation plans for clients and team members.


  • 2-5 years of proven experience in public accounting;
  • Prior basic supervisory experience preferred;
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to travel to clients when needed;
  • Advanced tax-related degrees (MST, JD, etc.) preferred;
  • Has a positive attitude and a team player mentality with a can-do spirit;
  • Detail oriented;
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and written and verbal communication skills;
  • Reputation of integrity, even in conflictive situations;
  • Experience mentoring and training more junior level team members;
  • Ability to assume responsibility for projects, complete them within agreed upon time and resources, and be an active learner;
  • Have willingness to travel as necessary;
  • Communication Skills;
  • Strong client service skills with the ability to interact with all levels of management;
  • Demonstrates proactive thinking.