At Savant Wealth Management, we are driven by a purpose to serve our clients with skill, passion and integrity. Inspired by collaboration, our team craves innovation, commitment to excellence and above all, doing what is right. We are up for any challenge. Since 1986 we have focused on committing to helping clients achieve peace of mind through our collective insight and wisdom.
If you want to be part of a culture that is defined through strong values - Savant is right for you.
The Tax and Consulting team serves as partners in building lifetime relationships with clients. The Tax Manager assists our wealth strategy specialists (tax, planning, and consulting) and wealth advisors with delivering our Ideal Futures Process to clients. This comprehensive process addresses all areas of a clients wealth management needs. The Tax Manager is responsible for oversight of tax preparation services and the ongoing training, development, coaching and supervision of the Tax Associates, Tax Interns and Wealth Strategy Team Associates. This position is also responsible for providing guidance to the team to meet the tax preparation needs of internal and external clients. The Tax Manager must embrace and represent the Savant philosophies and values. A positive attitude, approachable and mature demeanor, the ability to effectively receive and deliver communication to both internal and external clients is expected.
The Tax Manager can expect to focus in the following areas:
Training, development and oversight of Tax Associates, Tax Interns and Wealth Strategy Team Associates. This includes training, recruiting, development, hiring, termination, promotion, discipline, and ongoing oversight.
Remain current on industry changes to effectively train, coach and manage the consistent implementation of these changes with direct reports.
Assist with drafting and execution of the Tax & Business Services annual goals and objectives.
Proactively communicate with clients and team members.
Review moderate to complex individual tax returns, along with trust, partnership and corporate returns
Review individual tax analyses and assist with the review of various financial planning analyses (i.e., social security analyses, stock option analyses, Roth conversion analyses, etc.)
Provide research and analysis for complex tax transactions & topics, and communicate results
Assist with implementation of tax planning and consulting opportunities
Provide tax expertise to clients and others in the firm
Periodically review current, and develop new, policies and procedures for the development of tax services and other department related workflows
Maintain a culture of continuous improvement within the team.
Facilitate educational and training opportunities for team members.
Maintain team approach by assisting and filling in for others.
Perform other duties as needed.
Business Services (Consulting)
Assist with the preparation of monthly financial statements, including bank reconciliations, payroll processing, journal entries, etc.
Assist with the preparation of various quarterly and annual compliance reports.
Support senior level managers and attend client meetings, as needed.
Gather, organize and synthesize client data and review client financial statements, tax returns, estate planning documents and all other information necessary to develop a financial plan or other various analyses
Prepare and deliver various financial planning analyses (i.e., tax, social security , insurance, stock option, Roth conversion, and pension analyses
The Tax Manager position typically requires the following qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university
Masters in taxation or other advanced degree is a plus
5-10 years of experience in the tax department of a CPA firm, or equivalent experience.
Financial planning/wealth management acumen, judgment, and experience
Proven ability to lead and mentor others effectively to achieve success and foster a culture of teamwork
Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, as well as tax analysis software
Familiarity with online and print tax research resources
Experience in reviewing returns
Effective writing and tax research skills
Must be organized and detail-oriented
Must possess a consistent positive attitude
Client first attitude
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Proven ability to effectively resolve conflict and apply grace under pressure
Team player, collaborative, able to work with and through others in a positive fashion
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position.
Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.
Savant Capital LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To learn more about us, please check out our website: https://www.savantwealth.com/
Internal Number: 43461
About Savant Wealth Management
Savant Wealth Management is an independent, fee-only wealth management firm providing comprehensive financial advice to individuals, families, and businesses across the nation. Since 1986, we have focused on one key principle—that all financial advice should be made strictly in the best interest of the client. But it goes beyond that. We are committed to helping our clients pursue peace of mind through the collective insight, wisdom, and perspective that we offer. That’s Wise Counsel by your side.