Tax Manager

AP Professionals of Rochester
February 11, 2020
Rochester, New York
Job Type
Work Hours
8 am-5 pm plus additional hours as needed to meet requirements of the position
Salary Range
$81K - $100K
Base Salary
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks


The Tax Manager is responsible for accurately reviewing, filing, and submitting all required tax filings for the companies on a consistently timely basis within the mandated deadlines.  In addition, this position will maintain current with tax rules and regulations and will take  pro-active measures to ensure the ability to comply with future tax changes.  As manager of a team, this position is also responsible for training and sharing the appropriate information with the staff in order to empower them to perform their tasks successfully.



  • Prepare and review tax returns to ensure they are properly prepared and in compliance with the applicable tax laws.
  • Ensure tax assets and liabilities are accurately stated in the general ledger. Identify variances, address root cause, and prepare adjustments as necessary.  Prepare and/or review monthly general ledger reconciliations.
  • Reconcile monthly sales and purchasing detail for completeness prior to preparation of monthly return.
  • Train and develop staff and conduct regular performance reviews.
  • Monitor status of outstanding tax returns and provide updates.
  • Manage receipt of tax refund checks and prepare accounting treatment for  processing.
  • Support tax audits and respond to tax assessments to minimize penalties and interest.
  • Support management in providing practical solutions to reduce future audit risk.
  • Identify need to amend previously filed returns.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA Credential is preferred


  • Minimum of three years' of experience in an accounting or tax role
  • Minimum of One year supervisory experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Able to comprehend tax regulations
  • Can communicate effectively across organization
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced technology skills
  • Able to process and understand large volumes of data
  • Deadline focused

Additional Qualifications

  • Critical thinking skills
  • High integrity
  • Team player / leader
  • Able to multi-task
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