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Tax Manager - Energy & Resources

Tax Manager - Energy & Resources

locationPittsburgh, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/17/2024
Full Time

As a trusted advisor in the professional services industry,you know what matters most to clients: Big thinking with a personal focus. Youalso know what matters most to your own success, including: career growth,work-life flexibility, leadership that cares about your ability to succeed, theopportunity to give and receive one-on-one coaching and mentoring, as well aslearning opportunities that inspire professional development. Experience themall at Schneider Downs, where we’ve been providing accounting, tax, consulting,and wealth management services through our team of innovative thought leadersfor over 65 years. Start building a career with people motivated to help yousucceed—and enjoy more of what counts.

Schneider Downs’ Energy & Resources Tax Advisory Services provides specialized financial advice and services to our clients in the oil and gas, mining and aggregates, forest products and alternative fuel and energy industries throughout the Columbus and Pittsburgh regions. Our extensive knowledge of industry issues enables us to provide proactive International Tax, State and Local Tax (SALT), Tax Credits and Incentives, and Tax Planning and Reporting services.As the Tax Manager – Energy & Resources, you will provide tax consulting and compliance services, as well as oversee all aspects of the tax planning, preparation and review process for tax engagements. In this role, you will maintain relationships with a diverse client base focusing on those clients involved in forest products, mining and aggregates, oil and gas, and Marcellus Shale and Utica Shale, and assist firm leadership in identifying new opportunities and obtaining new engagements. Internally, you will manage engagement economics and provide technical and leadership development to the tax team.Schneider Downs has embraced the hybrid work model, so this role will have flexibility working from home, as well as in the office.WHAT YOU’LL DO
  • Maintain and develop strong client relationships on various tax consulting/compliance engagements
  • Manage engagement workflow, engagement team resources and engagement billing
  • Work as part of a coordinated client service team approach, working with other practice units to provide industry knowledge and insight to clients in the energy & resources industry
  • Review tax returns prepared by staff and make recommendations regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities
  • Research and analyze a wide range of tax issues and the tax implications of strategic initiatives or transactions considered by our clients as their trusted tax advisor
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills and working knowledge of accounting and tax software
  • Review engagement profitability and prepare and analyze monthly billing for assigned engagements
  • Stay informed of current and proposed tax legislation, communicating potential impacts to clients and assist with planning
  • Provide leadership, counseling and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team
  • Represent firm and build relationships by attending fundraisers, meetings with prospects/bankers, charitable events, professional organizations, etc.
  • Work as a member of the Energy & Resources Industry Group on internal initiatives that promote firm growth, culture, technical tax content development and technological advances

  • CPA, J.D., LL.M or Masters in Taxation
  • Minimum of five years of public accounting experience
  • Significant prior experience managing compliance and consulting engagements for clients in the energy & resources industry
  • Ability to develop business and foster client relationships
  • Strong leadership, training and mentoring skills
  • Excellent writing, communication and tax research skills

At Schneider Downs, our culture is our identity. And it’sour culture of care that makes us unique. Even as we grow, we work hard toretain this culture to continuously promote a positive, supportive workenvironment through our core values: Care, Integrity, Flexibility, Respect, andDrive.

- Competitive compensation
- Insurance, including health, dental, and vision,that begin on day one
- 20+ days of paid time off and 13 paid holidays
- Flex Fridays and office closures for summer andwinter breaks
- Parental leave, family care leave, and volunteertime
- 401(k) plans and profit sharing
- CPA exam bonus, education assistance program, andpet insurance

For over 65 years, Schneider Downs has provided audit, tax,consulting, and wealth management services through our team of innovativethought leaders committed to our approach of providing Big Thinking with aPersonal Focus. Our client roster includes a diverse blend of well-establishednational and regional businesses both publicly and privately owned – as well asnot-for-profits and exciting start-ups. Regardless of industry or corporateprofile, our clients receive the highest level of responsiveness, pro-activity,and personal attention to their individual needs. We call that commitment theSD Standard and it’s what makes us different.

Schneider Downs is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Allqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regardto race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. Webelieve a culture of care that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusioncontributes to a better company, better client services, and a better world.

SchneiderDowns does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicitedreferral will become the property of Schneider Downs. Upon hire, no fee will beowed to the agency, person, or entity.