Position Description

Tax Manager - Indirect (Sales/Use) Tax
Location Houston, TX
Job Code 1722
# of openings 1
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Weaver has built a nationwide presence on an unwavering commitment to its clients’ success, acting with integrity and always striving to transcend expectations. The firm has grown to be the 37th largest firm in the United States, according to INSIDE Public Accounting; it is also ranked the largest independent accounting firm based in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. Weaver employs more than 700 people in eleven offices from coast to coast. 

 

From Fortune 500 multinational companies to start-ups, Weaver is a national firm serving commercial, financial services and government clients. The firm is particularly well known in the financial services, energy, manufacturing and distribution, construction, technology, real estate and health care industries, as well as the public sector. Weaver services go beyond traditional assurance and tax services to include risk advisory, transaction advisory, IT advisory, energy compliance and consulting, forensics and litigation services, and specialty tax services such as international tax, state and local tax and private client services. Learn more at www.weaver.com.

 

We currently have a career opportunity for an Indirect Tax Manager in our State and Local Tax practice to work on multiple and challenging tax engagements and to contribute to the delivery of innovative sales and use tax planning ideas for our diverse clients.  This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate.

 

Weaver’s Indirect Tax Practice provides the knowledge, experience, resources, and processes to bridge the gap between what is expected of a company’s tax department and its current capacity.  In addition to having depth of technical knowledge and experience, our professionals are knowledgeable about the business challenges companies are facing and how those challenges affect a company’s state and local tax position.

 

Indirect Tax Managers have in-depth, first-hand experience in a wide range of industries.  They draw on experience in accounting and taxation to provide consulting services to corporate clients. Indirect Tax Managers identify complex tax issues and provide tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates. Indirect Tax Managers’ primary responsibilities include working on complex Indirect tax audits, managed audits, and recovery of tax overpayments (reverse audits), preparing complex tax research projects for clients in diverse industries; researching and analyzing a wide range of tax issues and tax implications. Indirect Tax Managers lead projects and a team of Indirect Tax professionals.  Our Indirect Tax Managers are tasked with developing our Associates and Senior Associates in tax technical and client facing skillsets. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Develop and deliver quality tax planning approaches with timely and responsive services and work products that meet and/or exceed client expectations.

  • Manage the work of client service team members.

  • Knowledge of managing projects including scheduling, budgeting, client correspondence and billing preferred.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of complex tax concepts and applicability to client situations.

  • Excellent research and writing skills.

  • Ability to draft various state filings, such as petitions for redetermination, refund claims, and various other administrative remedy filings.

  • Travel may be required. Trips may be required with minimal notice.

Requirements include the following:

  • Requires at least four (4+) years of related work experience, preferably within the Big 4 or an equivalent firm or industry.

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or other business related field.

  • CPA certification, CMI, Member of the Bar, or other industry credential.

  • Broad exposure to state and local taxation.

  • Excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills.

     

Weaver is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Program 

 

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