Baker Tilly

  • Tax Senior - Commercial

    Job Locations US-NY-Melville
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  • Overview

    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.


    We are seeking an experienced Senior Accountant - Tax for our Commercial practice in our Melville office.  In this role, you will be directly involved with the client relationship and planning process by directing associates, reviewing returns and providing additional services to clients.  This role requires a genuine interest in developing a comprehensive understanding of the client's business and tax environment. 


    It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!



    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 


    • Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget
    • Research, write and review tax planning strategies and services
    • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations and ensure satisfaction
    • Manage and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisals.
    • Review tax returns completed by staff and provide recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities
    • Prepare tax returns for more complex individual, trust, partnership, and foreign tax clients
    • Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters
    • Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities
    • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards
    • Maintain and expand knowledge base in area of expertise, comply with continuing education requirements; participate in professional organizations, independent study, etc.


    • A Bachelors degree with an accounting major, CPA required
    • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive tax compliance and/or consulting experience, experience in public accounting preferred
    • Strong knowledge of basic partnership regulations and Individual Taxation of high net worth individuals
    • Experience with trial balances or making appropriate adjustments to client financial statements
    • Will have exposure and/or experience interpreting partnership agreements
    • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, project management, communication skills and solid Microsoft Suite skills required
    • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties

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