Title: Private Wealth Services Director
Location: US-New York-New York
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Tax Senior Manager - General Tax - Private Wealth Services
The Tax Senior Manager in the General Tax Private Wealth Service group is responsible for leading the practice and providing tax consulting services to our clients. The Senior Manager works with other professionals in Private Wealth Services and General Tax to build a profitable practice, delivering high value solutions and income, estate, and gift tax planning strategies to the high net worth market. The client base is primarily comprised of owners of closely held businesses and other high net worth individuals.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Senior Manager, a significant portion of responsibilities will be in the development of the practice, as well as attracting and mentoring talented professionals.
Oversee the efforts of multiple client services teams on client engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete tax projects in a wide variety of industries; provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients; market, sell, design, and implement tax-planning strategies for clients and manage to budget.
Provide tax planning and consulting to our firm''s high net worth clients for estate, wills and trusts taxation, and individual income taxes. Interact closely with client''s other advisors, such as attorneys and financial asset managers.
Develop a project vision and set challenging personal and client service team goals.
Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on tax projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
Required Skills and Experience:
* Bachelor''s degree in Accounting. CPA required. A minimum of ten years of progressive tax consulting in Family Wealth Planning or related area in public accounting or consulting.
* Experience in dealing with family units with $25 million and above in net worth, and a proven track record of implementation of tax strategies.
* Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.
* Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
* Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
* Masters in Taxation, LLM in Taxation, JD, or CFP.
* Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
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