Tax Manager - Construction Services at Horne LLP in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

HORNE is a professional services firm founded on a cornerstone of public accounting. 


Our 2,000+ team members serve clients from offices and project locations in 37 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Our clients value the construction-specific financial guidance needed to successfully compete, grow and plan for the future.


Managers are responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously, and assisting with scheduling, staffing, and coordinating workflow. Managers develop and train staff. Advanced technical skills with well-developed and applied management and supervisory skills are required. The Construction tax department assumes all responsibility for the accurate and timely completion of the compliance and tax work.


Job Requirements



  • Assumes responsibilities for project management.

  • Maintains familiarity with qualifications of all staff members; reviews staff assignments for appropriateness.

  • Monitors time budgets.

  • Leads staff and provides on-the-job training; reviews work papers and returns prepared by staff.

  • Anticipates problem areas and questions that will arise during the course of a project.

  • Keeps Partner informed of all-important developments; analyzes problems and recommends solutions.

  • Ensures that tax returns, and other compliance returns are prepared in accordance with professional and Firm standards.

  • Coordinates progress reports and inquires with the relationship manager to keep the client updated.

  • Works to develop responsible, trained staff by assisting in performance evaluations.

  • Prepares invoices for clients and communicates details of the fees to clients and the consulting relationship manager.

  • Possesses a complete knowledge of the Firm’s philosophy and its opinions on financial matters.

  • Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate.

  • Attention to client service and adding value to clients’ businesses is an integral part of the job requirements. Managers must demonstrate their ability to identify cross-selling opportunities and follow through with those opportunities or refer them to other professionals if necessary.

  • Takes 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 other Partners proper delegation and management of workload and demonstrates ability to properly delegate and manage workload.


Experience and Education



  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience in tax, demonstrating a progression in complexity and scope required

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

  • CPA license preferred

  • Construction tax experience preferred  

  • Demonstrated ability to lead other team members preferred

  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills.

  • Participates in career development program to improve managerial, communication and interpersonal skills.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Manager & Supervisor





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