Tax Accountant Manager

Apel CPA's and Consultants LLC
Job Description
Established company is in search of a tax accountant manager to support ongoing projects within our firm. The tax accountant manager is responsible for reviewing individual, trust, partnership, and corporate tax returns; developing and supervising staff, preparing more complex tax returns; and assisting in client management and practice developments activities. Qualified candidates should have a bachelor's degree in accounting with 7+ years related experience, including several years of accounting software experience and exposure to income tax research and preparation.

The position will require the following skills/responsibilities:
  • Implement client’s engagements from start to finish (planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects).
  • Manage engagements budgets.
  • Supervise, train, and mentor staff and interns on tax projects.
  • Review tax returns prepared by staff and make recommendations regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities.
  • Prepare more complex tax returns for individuals, trust, partnerships, and corporations.
  • Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve tax-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist partners on proposals and business development calls.
  • Gain understanding of client operations, process, and business objectives.
  • Possess an understanding of state and foreign tax issues.
  • Perform other job-related duties as necessary.
The successful candidate will possess the following base qualifications:
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong experience in staff and tax management.
  • Strong leadership, training, and mentoring skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment.
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude.
This is a full-time position at 40 hours/week.  Additional hours are necessary during the busy season (January through April). During summer months, the schedule is Monday through Thursday as our offices are closed on Fridays. 

If interested in this position, please send resume and cover letter to Apel Associates, Inc., 350 Prairie St, Ste 100, Prairie du Sac, WI  53578 or email it to us at
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