Baker Tilly

  • Small Business Advisory Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Austin
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  • Overview

    Are you an innovative and entrepreneurial accounting professional looking to make an impact on your clients' success? Do you enjoy building and expanding your client relationships and providing well-rounded business advice? Come join our growing organization and help build the new Baker Tilly Advantage practice in the Austin market! Baker Tilly Advantage delivers a modernized and comprehensive approach to meeting our client’s accounting, tax, and financial reporting needs. The team combines core service needs with industry expertise and cloud accounting solutions to deliver customized dashboards and reports that assist our clients in making strategic business decisions. This approach allows us to play an integral role in our clients’ management team, and provide a customizable service bundle that meets their needs. 


    As a Small Business Advisory Manager on the Baker Tilly Advantage team, you will provide strategic, financial, accounting, and operations management expertise and advice to our small business clients.


    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion. It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!


    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 





    Business Development 

    • Introduce and expand Baker Tilly Advantage accounting and advisory services to new and existing clients
    • Actively contribute to client service planning meetings
    • Lead NBD activities and sales meetings

    Client Business Advisory

    • Lead tax accounting and outsourcing client engagements
    • Utilize client data to provide strategic financial advice 
    • Develop and implement financial forecasting and modeling strategies that compliment client business objectives
    • Analyze profitability of products and markets
    • Review operational performance and establish benchmarks to effectively measure against 
    • Build customized dashboards to monitor client results 
    • Advise clients on benefits of accounting technology to help streamline finance procedures 
    • Advise on merger, acquisition, sale, and succession strategies 

    Staff Development

    • Coach and mentor junior staff, participate in performance management process; provide timely feedback and recognition
    • Actively involve and bring along staff, where appropriate, to increase exposure to clients and situations in order to build and enhance skills of the broader team


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
    • CPA required
    • 5+ years of relevant public accounting experience, ideally with a focus on small to medium sized clients
    • Tax experience desirable
    • Ability to use critical thinking skills to resolve problems
    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to handle a variety of client engagements while meeting deadlines
    • Exceptional relationship building and communication skills, with emphasis on interpersonal communication, and client/customer service
    • Strong active listening and consulting skills
    • Creative thinking; future focused outlook
    • Ability to coach and mentor junior staff

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    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.