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Sales & Use Tax Manager

Company: Cherry Bekaert LLP
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Cherry Bekaert -has been proudly providing Elite Accounting and Advisory services to our clients for over 70 years. The Sales & Use Tax Manager supervises staff on engagements that they lead and is responsible for delivering efficient, accurate, and timely preparation and review of all consulting projects.The primary responsibilities of the Sales & Use Tax Manager is focused in the following areas:

  • Research Sales Tax issues and filing requirements that affect Sales Tax compliance.
  • Keep staff up-to-date on Sales Tax law trends, changes that affect client base.
  • Present Cherry Bekaert as a thought leader in the industry (assist with blogs, newsletters, social media, etc.)Project/Task Management
    • Accept responsibility for, and complete tasks assigned by SALT practice leaders in a timely fashion.
    • Make effective use of firm resources to complete a project.
    • Manage multiple client projects at any given time.
    • Alert SALT leadership in a timely fashion of any issues, constraints, challenges, and/or scheduling conflicts that may arise in completing the assigned task(s).Engagement Management
      • Serve as the Engagement Manager on specific client accounts, taking responsibility for pre-engagement planning, execution, and final deliverable development.
      • Develop a professional relationship with the client. Gain the respect and confidence of the client by consistently demonstrating supreme customer service, quality work products, and professional integrity.
      • Serve as the prime point-of-contact to the client. Ensure that the client is fully informed of engagement progress and logistics.
      • Gain the respect and confidence of the Cherry Bekaert team through effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise team direction.
      • Prepare timely and accurate bills for professional services rendered.
      • Prepare, organize and maintain engagement work papers and files.
      • Communicate periodically with client following the completion of the engagement to ensure customer satisfaction.New Business Development
        • Develop a thorough understanding of all tax, audit and consulting services provided by the firm. Link this understanding to potential client needs.
        • Identify opportunities to expand the scope of current engagements through identification of current client needs and target client requirements.
        • Network internally. Communicate to the audit and consulting teams the types of tax services you provide to your clients to facilitate cross selling.
        • Identify and pursue outside business contacts through social, charitable, and business organizations. Become an active participant in these networking channels.
        • Work closely with partners, managers, and staff to integrate practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development.
        • Play a key role in the future business generation and continued development of the client base within industry groups and identify future client needs and new business opportunities.
        • Use established network of business relationships within industry groups to generate new sales opportunities.
        • Maintain strong client relations and cross-sell services within the assigned group of clients.Staff Management and Development
          • Take responsibility for subordinates' activities and chargeability. Effectively delegate work to staff.
          • Develop team processes and systems to improve the productivity and growth of the business.
          • Provide regular performance feedback as well as deliver timely performance evaluations.
          • Develop subordinates' technical and industry skills and encourage growth.
          • Gain the respect and confidence of the Cherry Bekaert team through effective client management, timely and accurate communication, and clear and concise team direction. Lead by example.Required Experience
            • CPA or CMI preferred
            • Education: BS/BA accounting
            • Minimum 5 years of Sales Tax experience or Sales & Use Tax experience, from either consulting, industry, or Department of Revenue. Experience with manufacturing preferred.
            • Experience supervising and directing the work of staff.
            • Demonstrated management skills
            • Strong research and writing skills
            • Above average ability to manipulate Excel spreadsheets.
            • Solid organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task
            • Desire to deliver customer service that creates raving fansWhat We Offer You:
              • A well-run firm that offers stability and opportunity to develop as a leader
              • Collaborative environment focused on career advancement and professional development
              • Supportive partnership group with a "one firm" mentality and a commitment to colleagues' success
              • Big firm resources and bench strength; small firm flexibility and openness to new ideas
              • Collaboration across service lines and offices; a firm culture that embraces one another and the community; and an excellent opportunity to help bring along talented staff
              • Defined metrics and targets that eliminate ambiguity
              • Shared values, including uncompromising integrity, a passion for excellence, and mutual respectAbout Cherry BekaertCherry Bekaert, ranked among the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in the U.S., serves clients across industries in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. "Cherry Bekaert" is the brand name under which Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC, independently owned entities, provide professional services in an alternative practice structure in accordance with applicable professional standards. Cherry Bekaert LLP is a licensed CPA firm that provides attest services, and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC and its subsidiary entities provide business advisory and non-attest services spanning the areas of transaction advisory, risk and accounting advisory, digital solutions, cybersecurity, tax, benefits consulting, and wealth management. For more details, visit Bekaert cares about our people. We offer competitive compensation packages based on performance that recognize the value our people bring to our clients and our Firm. The salary range for this position is $86,000 to $179,950. Individual salaries within this range are determined by a variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills, and geographic location. In addition, we offer a comprehensive, high-quality benefits program which includes annual bonus; medical, dental, and vision care; disability and life insurance; generous Paid Time Off; retirement plans; Paid Care Leave; and other programs that are dedicated to enhancing your personal and work life and providing you and your family with a measure of financial protection.Cherry Bekaert provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. -Candidates must demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Cherry Bekaert will not provide work sponsorship for this position.Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC are members of Allinial Global, an accountancy and business advisory global association. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

Keywords: Cherry Bekaert LLP, Fort Lauderdale , Sales & Use Tax Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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