Tax Supervisor
HORNE LLP - Lucedale, MS

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Tax Supervisor

HORNE LLP, one of the largest accounting and consulting firms in the Southeast, is seeking a Tax Supervisor for our Mobile, Alabama or Lucedale, Mississippi office.

Position Summary

The Tax Supervisor is responsible for exhibiting the competence and accuracy to review and sign tax returns, as well as be involved in the preparation of returns.. Supervisors assume responsibility for overseeing projects and special assignments, reviewing working papers and financial statements, and communicating with clients on a one-on-one basis. Supervisors are responsible for complying with pronouncements of professional and other regulatory groups.

Required Experience and Education
    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience with tax preparation and review.

    • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in accounting required.

    • Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to develop technical and supervisory skills to provide and supervise services to clients.

Required Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge
    • A current and valid certified public accountant's license is required.

    • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of CPAs and respective state societies.

    • Proficiency in use of computers, and computer accounting software, or software appropriate to practice area.

Job Requirements
    • Assumes full responsibility for supervising projects and special assignments using established Firm policies and procedures.

    • Coordinates various phases of projects, budgets time and expenses, monitors actual performance against budget, reviews working papers for accuracy and completeness, and reviews financial statements for suitability of presentation and adequacy of disclosures.

    • Resolves accounting and consulting problems as they arise.

    • Provides supervision and the on-the-job training to staff assigned to project.

    • Assigns work to staff members based on their knowledge and capabilities.

    • Supports training of staff members, offers guidance and direction, gives constructive criticism of working papers.

    • Ensures that working papers, financial statements, tax returns, and letters of recommendations are prepared in accordance with generally accepted professional and Firm standards.

    • Communicates projects’ progress, problems, resolutions, financial information, tax activity and other business concerns to Managers, Senior Managers, or Partners.

    • Reviews with Manager or Partner significant findings that raise questions involving accounting principles or statement presentation.

    • Prepares or reviews financial statements, notes, schedules, management letters, and tax returns for later discussion between Manager or Partner and the client.

    • Assists in recruiting entry-level and experienced staff and attends Beta Alpha Psi events and functions at colleges and universities sponsored by the Firm as well as such other recruiting duties as needed.

    • Attends to client service and adding value to clients' businesses is an integral part of the job requirements and demonstrates the ability to identify cross-selling opportunities and follow through with those opportunities or refer them to other professionals if necessary.

    • Accepts responsibility for accuracy of data entry, accumulation, and maintenance in all aspects of what we do as an accounting and consulting Firm.

    • Learns through Mentor or direct Manager proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload.

    • Assists in marketing the Firm.

Other Responsibilities
    • Participates in Firm's practice development efforts, including expanding services to clients.

    • Prepares other reports and projects as requested from time to time by Managers or Shareholders.

    • Understands the Firm's business on a daily basis: billings and collections, proper utilization of staff, Firm policies and procedures, etc.

    • Participate in Mentor Program and serve as new hire buddy.

    • Encouraged to join a community association related to his/her field after first year of employment with Mentor approval prior to joining.

    • Such other duties as may be assigned.

We serve a broad range of industries such as Franchising, Construction, Manufacturing, Professional Services, and Healthcare. We value our people, our clients, innovation, leadership, teamwork, doing what's right, technology, and success. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.


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