Simons Bitzer & Associates is a growing local CPA firm established in 1995 that focuses on helping Central Indiana companies reach their business goals. Our customers are progressive and they desire more than just accounting and tax services. Being a tax manager with us means being an important part of our customers’ business and helping to make an impact on their success.
At Simons Bitzer, you would find a family-oriented company who values the unique contributions of every employee. Our employees are proud of their work and proud to be part of a company where ethics, integrity and community support are cornerstones of our business. We provide opportunities for learning and career growth, and we take care of our employees through a generous benefits package and bonus opportunities.
What would you do as a Tax Manager at Simons Bitzer? It starts with working closely within your Simons Bitzer team to provide comprehensive services to your team’s assigned portfolio of customers. Your specific responsibilities would include, but not be limited, to the following:
Prepares and reviews tax projections for customers
Keeps customers up to date on tax law changes and determines strategies for customers
Provides customers guidance to ensure they are in federal and state tax compliance
Stays up to date on state tax rules and nexus requirements
Provides tax planning throughout the year to help minimize tax liability
Represents customers in audits with various tax agencies
Presents our understanding and position on issues to tax agencies whenever there are disagreements with taxing agencies
Works on answering inquiries from taxing agencies by representing our position and the best interests of the firm’s customer
Assists customers in other tax compliance matters as it relates to income, payroll and sales tax issues
Counsels customers on tax strategy
Ability to work on the tax aspects of specific transactions including the purchases and sales of business entities
Meets with customers to discuss tax preparation, obtain appropriate information and present returns
Works with other tax experts on specialized tax areas to benefit the customers (e.g., R&D, various tax credits, estate planning, etc.)
Conducts thorough reviews of the following work completed by colleagues: Individual returns, Business returns, Property tax returns, 1099s, Extensions, Quarterly returns, Deferred tax calculations, Fixed asset reconciliations, Intangible amortization schedules
Signs off on individual and business returns ensuring accuracy and professional appearance
May prepare more complicated individual and business returns
Also, as a Manager, you would be a key part of employee development and work with the staff by reviewing their work and providing feedback and coaching, as necessary.
And so, what does it take to be part of our team? We are looking for a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor’s degree and at least six years of tax experience with experience in public accounting desired but not required. This candidate must also be highly proficient in QuickBooks, Microsoft Office as well as Ultra tax (or similar tax software).
About Simons Bitzer & Associates
Since 1995, Simons Bitzer & Associates has been an Indianapolis Accounting Firm providing innovative and practical solutions to even the most complex business challenges. Our consultant teams work hand-in-hand with customers to improve business performance and create a competitive advantage. By increasing the value of their business, we bring customers closer to their dreams and goals.