Buckingham Search

Senior Tax Manager

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Seeking an accomplished Senior Tax Manager with strong technical skills, who excels in client deliverables, exhibits strong leadership capabilities, and a passion for the public accounting profession. As a Tax Senior Manager, you will help lead the Chicago tax practice while providing a combination of sophisticated tax compliance and consulting services to valued clients. Clients in the Chicago office are in a variety of industries that include manufacturing, distribution, real estate, construction, insurance, large corporate and SEC registrants.


  • Provide strong technical knowledge on corporate and partnership tax planning, consulting, and compliance activities for clients
  • Oversee the preparation and review of client tax provisions
  • Research and successfully resolve tax issues that may impact clients’ financial position and business
  • Communicate with the IRS, and other tax authorities on behalf of clients' tax matters, and serve as a client representative for any tax-related audit
  • Conduct tax research using authorized tax software programs and technology
  • Supervise, mentor, develop and review other professional Tax Staff members
  • Oversee engagement budgets throughout assignments
  • Develop and sustain strong client relationships while keeping firm Partners updated on status of all client engagements
  • Participate in client proposals and new business development opportunities
  • Stay current on technical and industry developments and standards, while evaluating the potential impact on clients' business interests


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or a Business-related field
  • An advanced Tax degree (MST, LLM, JD) is a plus
  • CPA license or EA certification is required
  • 8+ years of relevant tax compliance experience gained in a CPA firm, a professional services firm, or tax consulting practice
  • Strong tax compliance, analysis and tax research experience
  • Proficient with use of CCH and other tax-related software technology
  • Ability to travel to client locations when needed

Posted On: Thursday, March 9, 2023

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