Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0068
Post Date 3/6/2019
Title Tax Senior - Austin
City Austin
State TX
Description Whitley Penn offers a full service tax practice and provides a wide variety of services. The diverse experience and knowledge of its tax professionals allows Whitley Penn to work with its clients to provide a comprehensive and practical tax plan and strategies including; Federal Income Tax Planning, Consulting, and Compliance Services, Corporation Tax Services, International Tax Aspects of U.S. Businesses Services, State and Local Taxation Services and Planning, Mergers and Acquisition Due Diligence and Planning. Whitley Penn offers a practical viewpoint that gives consideration not only to the tax issues but also the business and industry specific issues facing its clients. We serve a variety of clients from small-/middle-market companies to high-net worth individuals as well as public companies operating in multiple industries.

Position is located at our new offices - 3600 N. Capital of Texas Highway, Suite 250, Austin, TX 78746

• Lead tax engagements, including planning and exciting tax engagements, managing client deadline expectations, completing returns and managing budgets.
• Review quarterly estimates, extensions, returns and year-end projections
• Develop and maintain a relationship with the client and proactively work with the client’s management to gather necessary tax information, identify issues and make recommendations for business improvements
• Research and consult on various tax issues
• Respond to IRS and state tax authority inquiries
• Supervise, train and mentor Tax Staff and Interns, including the review of staff prepared workpapers and evaluate performances
• Gain a comprehensive understanding of tax process and Internal Revenue Code
• Assist with business proposals, networking and recruiting opportunities
• Must be highly dedicated with a positive attitude, self-motivated, a team player who takes initiative and willing to learn
Requirements • 2+ years of public accounting experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Master’s degree is preferred
• CPA or a CPA candidate
• Strong leadership, management, networking and mentoring skills
• Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills

Whitley Penn LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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