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Tax Senior, Private Client Services at Mazars USA LLP in New York, New York

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Although we work with numbers, the accounting, tax and consulting process is still all about people. At Mazars, we pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with our clients, our colleagues and the communities where we serve.

Mazars in US is a high-performing accounting, tax and consulting firm with significant national presence in strategic US geographies. Since 1921, our dedicated professionals have leveraged technical industry expertise to develop customized solutions for clients in a broad array of industries, providing services to growth-oriented enterprises and individuals. As the independent US member firm of Mazars Group, we deliver seamless access to the expertise of 24,000 professionals in 90+ countries.

Our Private Client Services (PCS) Tax practice seeks an experienced Tax professional to join our team as a Tax Senior. As a member of this practice you will be offered an opportunity to be an integral part of a dynamic team in a leading global firm and forward-thinking environment. You will provide the highest levels of client service excellence while collaborating with other tax professionals and valued clients in this practice. The PCS practice deals with family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals and families and the trusts, estates and companies that generate their income and wealth transfer between generations. Clients that are serviced by the PCS group are located throughout the country and the world.

While the preferred location for this position is our New York office, this position can take place in any of our U.S. office locations.

Our firm has offered our employees the option of working remotely at this time.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Provide tax compliance and advisory services to a variety of clients that include: family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals and families, trusts and estates, companies that generate their income and wealth transfer between generations

  • Prepare and review income tax returns, including related schedules and forms

  • Lead the overall engagement planning and execution of assigned client engagements, including budget

  • Delegation of engagement assignments to maximize efficiency & effectiveness, achieve quality goals, maintain productivity, and maximize utilization and realization

  • Conduct tax research using CCH, Axcess and other applicable tax software programs

  • Communicate on behalf of clients with the IRS, state and local authorities and represent clients at any potential tax audits

  • Advise clients on critical issues that impact their financial portfolio and provide solutions and quality tax service to the clients' satisfaction

  • Develop and sustain superior client relationships in the PCS client niche

  • Supervise and review the work product of other less experienced tax staff on assigned engagements

  • Keep firm partners and managers informed of the progress of engagement and address any material issues that may arise


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or a Business-related field of study

  • An advanced tax degree (MST, JD, LLM) is preferred

  • CPA license, EA certification or the pursuit of either designation

  • 3-5 years of relevant tax experienceworking in a CPA firm, a professional services firm or a tax consulting practice

  • Work experience with family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals and families, and wealth transfer issues

  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

  • Working knowledge of CCH Axcess and other tax preparation and research software programs

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and project management skills

  • Ability to work extra hours when needed and travel to client locations when required

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and incentive compensation plan

  • A comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, a generous paid days' off (PDO) plan, and a competitive 401k plan

  • A dynamic, diverse work experience in a growing global organization

  • An inclusive, client-centered environment where you can develop new skills, enhance your overall business knowledge and work with world-class professionals

  • Intensive customized training, including in-house leadership development programs, continuing professional education courses, and both classroom and on-the-job training

  • Opportunity for International Mobility experiences are also made available

Mazars in US is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and maintains a drug-free workplace.