Tax Manager

Twin Cities Office


Key Responsibilities May Include

  • Compile, prepare and review various income tax returns for assigned clients, including individual, corporate, multi-state, etc.
  • Recognize, anticipate and resolve complex tax issues and make recommendations.
  • Mentor and lead staff, demonstrated ability to manage client relationships.
  • Understand and effectively use current tax and accounting software applications when completing engagements.
  • Research complex technical tax issues.



  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • CPA licensed
  • 4+ years of experience in preparing progressively complex individual and corporate tax returns
  • Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of organization, focus, exceptional attention to detail and strong follow-up skills


Preferred Skills

  • Experience with ProSystems software and QuickBooks is a plus.
  • Customer-service oriented, shown by the following attributes: proactive, observant, knowledgeable and reliable.
  • Professional demeanor and appearance necessary at all times.



  • Apply independent thought process when working on special projects.
  • Prioritize workflow and manage multiple deadlines within required time constraints.
  • Work efficiently and have flexibility to changes in schedule and work hours during “busy season.”
  • Handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Work in team environment with principals, managers and staff; Perform effectively in a team environment with all levels of client personnel supporting various industries.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds, stand or sit for extended periods of time, as well as type/enter data at a keyboard regularly.


Smith Schafer, an award-winning, community-oriented public accounting and business consulting firm offering a thoughtful advisory relationship to business and individual clients for over 45 years.


If interested in working with our Firm, please submit your resume and salary expectations to [email protected] or complete the web form. Competitive salary and benefits package offered.