We are currently seeking an energetic and responsible Tax & Accounting Manager at our Houston, Texas location to join our dynamic and growing firm. If you want industry variety, have high ethical standards, great communication skills and the drive to make an impact in the lives of those around you, then let us be your pathway to success!


As a Tax & Accounting Manager in the HL&B Tax group, you will be part of a Tax team with the opportunity to lead engagements in areas of corporate and individual tax. Additionally, as well as oversee compilation engagements.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead client relationships on day-to-day tax matters, supporting partners developing extended service opportunities with existing clients
  • Plan and participate in tax and compliance projects for various clients in the middle market
  • Consult on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate and flow-through accounting and taxation, with an emphasis on the implications to owners
  • Research and consult on various tax matters, respond to IRS and other tax authority inquiries when requested, make recommendations to the client for consideration
  • Coordinate with specialty tax practice on complicated tax matters in the state and local, international and credits/incentives area
  • Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon knowledge gained relative to the client’s operations, processes, and business objectives
  • Proactively build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service
  • Team with partners on proposals and business development calls
  • Manage, supervise, train and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching; evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisal process
  • Manage engagements and projects in order to achieve specific revenue and profit objectives through the management of the client’s budget and invoicing for time incurred
  • Invest in professional development through active participation in training sessions and networking events both internally and externally
  • Assist with recruiting activities to include campus recruiting along with referring experienced individuals to the firm and participating in the firm’s Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Demonstrate excellent team skills, positive attitude and high ethical standards


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Licensed CPA
  • Seven plus years of experience in a professional services firm providing tax and accounting services including two plus year’s supervisory experience
  • Experience reviewing corporate returns, flow through entities, multi-state and individual tax returns
  • Demonstrated management, analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management and communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with client controllers and chief financial officers
  • A good balance of strong tax skills and business acumen
  • Desire to train, coach, and mentor
  • Highly developed Microsoft Suite skills
  • Prior experience CCH and Thomson Reuters, QuickBooks and Caseware


To begin your career at HL&B, please submit your resume to resumes@hlb-cpa.com