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Community Tax Practice Senior - West Michigan

Plante Moran
Colorado monthly base range is as follows: $6,541.66 to $7,916.66
life insurance, sick time, flex time, 401(k)
United States, Michigan, East Lansing
1111 East Michigan Avenue (Show on map)
February 24, 2024

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo
  • Location: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids
  • Location: United States, Michigan, East Lansing

Make your mark. Go beyond the numbers, do something different by developing rapport with clients and making a difference. You won't be limited at Plante Moran. We'll encourage you to explore diverse opportunities to sharpen your focus and thrive in your chosen career.

What does diversity, equity, and inclusion mean to Plante Moran? It means that all staff members have equitable and fair opportunities to succeed, in an inclusive environment, with their individual, unique identities.

Plante Moran enjoys a "Workplace for Your Day" model which, simply put, means we strive for flexibility and balance while staying true to our "principally in-person" model. We believe that face-to-face interactions are critical for individual and team development in this role.

Community Tax Practice. The Community Tax Practice is a growing department in which the purpose is to appropriately serve smaller, less complex clients in a way that's most beneficial to both the firm and our clients.

Your role.

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Assists with all aspects of the annual tax compliance for business and individual clients including planning, scheduling, projections, extensions, responses to tax notices, research, drafting client memorandum, calculating quarterly estimated payments, and billing
  • Prepares and reviews tax returns for S-corporations, C-corporations, Partnerships, and individuals for accuracy and identification of tax saving opportunities and tax exposures
  • Demonstrates ownership over the status of all assigned projects to ensure all client delivery and statutory filing deadlines are met
  • Maintains professional and effective communication with clients to gather information for the tax return preparation process

The qualifications.

  • 2+ year(s) of recent tax experience; experience in public accounting in preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA or Enrolled Agent preferred
  • Experience with S-corporations, C-corporations, Partnerships, and Individual taxation is required
  • Experience with Fiduciary, Estate and Gift, and Not-For-Profit tax returns, including private foundations, is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrated leadership skills within an organization
  • Experience with routine accounting assistance is preferred but not required
  • Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, or East Lansing, Michigan area or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity
  • This position has the opportunity for flexible scheduling around peak times of the year including opportunities for some of the required hours to be performed remotely. Potential to consider reduced working hour arrangements

Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For." At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively "jerk-free" culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.

Apply now. Make your mark.

This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.

Plante Moran is committed to a diverse workplace. We strive to create a culture where each person feels accepted and valued. We believe that each person's ultimate potential begins with first acknowledging their inherent dignity. When we can recognize - and celebrate - our many human differences, we're able to create a workplace where all staff feel a sense of belonging and an opportunity to succeed. This allows us to attract and retain the best talent, serve clients through diverse thinking, and better represent and support the various communities in which we live and work.Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Plante Moran maintains a drug-free workplace

Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.

The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.


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Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) Information

Compensation is commensurate with technical skills and experience and is provided in accordance with the CO Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.

Compensation information posted is based on a position being located in the state of CO. Please review position location for applicable geographic location.

Colorado monthly base range is as follows:

$6,541.66 to $7,916.66
We are pleased to offer eligible staff a robust benefits package. Eligibility and contribution requirements for some of these benefits vary based on the number of hours staff work per week. Highlights include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance. These standard offerings are effective on the first of the month following your start date. In addition to this, eligible staff are able to take advantage of our Flexible Time Off and various pre-determined holidays as well as a balance fund, 401(k) plan, flexible benefits plans, business-related travel expense, lodging and meal reimbursement for business-related use. A Pension plan is also available for eligible administrative and paraprofessional staff. A discretionary bonus plan is available for eligible staff. Plante Moran also offers Interns and Contractors the option to elect health insurance under our contingent staff medical plan as of the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment in addition to limited paid time sick time. Seasonal staff are not eligible for benefits.
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