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Grant Thornton LLP Partnership Tax Manager in Houston, Texas

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Partnership Tax Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Responsible for the delivery of a full range of tax services for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. * Tax compliance, partnership returns, joint venture, and non-corporate entity tax returns and combined state tax returns. * Manage, direct and monitor multiple client services teams on client engagements. * Interact closely with assigned tax clients to provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients while managing the client assignments to budget. * Plan, execute, direct and complete assigned client tax projects in a wide variety of industries, including private equity. * Conduct primary and secondary review of partnership income tax returns. * Evaluate the tax aspects of partnership agreements and manage the client's Internal Revenue Code (IRC) 704b accounts. * Have a proficient working understanding of Sub-chapter K-Partnership taxation. * Direct and monitor the state tax compliance and composite filing activities. * Manage, develop, train and mentor assigned tax staff on tax projects and assess their performance for both engagement and year-end performance reviews. * Work closely with tax partners and other tax staff on client management, practice development and business development activities. * Maintain active communication with clients to manage their expectations, ensure client satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met and lead change efforts effectively. * Consult, collaborate with, and service clients to make recommendations on business and process improvements, and serve as a business adviser to client. * Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA or JD/active law license required.
  • Seven or more years of current federal tax consulting and/or tax compliance work experience in either a public accounting firm or a professional services firm is required.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP, state tax compliance, partnership returns, joint venture and non-corporate entity tax returns and combined state tax returns, is required.
  • Experience with partnership structuring, entity formation and mergers & acquisitions is preferred.
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships, is expected.
  • Strong leadership, business development, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, are preferred.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and presentation skills are required.
  • Advanced tax software experience, including knowledge of various tax software packages and technologies is required.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites as requested is expected.

BENEFITS

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Title: Partnership Tax Manager

Location: Texas-Houston

Requisition ID: 048182

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