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Corporate Tax and Accounting Services Director

Company: Marcum Search LLC
Location: Boston
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Marcum LLP offers a great career with exceptional benefits.
There's a lot to think about when it comes to launching your career. At Marcum, we offer you a world of opportunity, a highly competitive salary, exceptional benefits, flexible work options, and industry-leading technology, all within an environment that values your contributions and supports your professional growth.
At Marcum, eligible associates receive a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and transit benefits, as well as paid time off, a 401(k) plan with an employer contribution, and a profit sharing plan.
Marcum LLP is seeking experienced Corporate Tax and Accounting Services Director to join our growing and well-established national firm in our Boston office. The position requires a high-energy, experienced professional, with strong interpersonal and supervisory skills.Our growing practice provides tremendous career opportunities in an environment of the highest ethical standards and professionalism. We are committed to practicing work/life balance and offer extremely competitive salary and benefit packages.Responsibilities

  • Staff augmentation for routine tax accounting activities; including interface with Companies' accounting staff, working independently under direction of client management, and informing management of all major applicable tax compliance issues on a timely basis and providing guidance for implementation.
  • Provide timely tax accounting and guidance for applicable and newly issued tax related FASB and FERC requirements and pronouncements.
  • Coordinate and assist in quarterly planning/status meetings with management.
  • Provide support for routine annual External and Internal Auditor tax information requests.
  • Calculate, preparation and reporting of tax provision and gross-up input for monthly billing schedules and tax related journal entries for monthly closings.
  • Processing quarterly estimated tax return calculations and payments for the Corporations and Post Retirement Welfare Benefit Trusts (VEBAs); includes activities of the Spent Fuel Trust (SFT), where applicable, and the Decommissioning Trusts (NDTs).
  • In addition to annual Federal and State income tax returns for the Corporation, VEBA 990 and 990-T, prepare quarterly corporate tax planning documents, work papers, and amended tax returns as applicable.
  • Calculate annual corporate earnings and profit calculations and reporting for equity distributions, tax expense, and liabilities projections.
  • Prepare information for annual external audits including work papers for Corporate Annual Report - tax footnote disclosure and ASC 740 compliance.
  • Prepare, under the direction of the Companies, annual tax work papers for financial regulatory reports, e.g. FERC Form 1.
  • Review earnings and expenses of trust funds to determine and request reimbursement of income taxes from trustees and/or corporate funds, as applicable.
  • Quarterly income tax reconciliations of all general ledger tax accounts.
  • Respond to standard State and IRS inquiries.
  • Provide general tax administration activities, including contract administration.
  • State Sales Tax monitoring and reporting with on-going review of transactions for compliance with state requirements.
  • Routine FERC rate filing and IRS ruling 468A filing coordination and support, as requested.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with client and staff.
  • Creative positive impression with client by exhibiting professional competency and ability.


    • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting required
    • Masters in Taxation degree of LLM in Taxation a plus
    • CPA certification required with a 7+ year public accounting tax experience.
    • Strong technical skills pertaining to tax preparation and review, tax compliance, agency correspondence and tax research.
    • Working knowledge of Internal Revenue Code 468A and related regulations - "Special Rules for Decommissioning Costs"
    • Working knowledge of Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) relative to Post Retirement Welfare Benefit Plans
    • Working knowledge of state codes for MA, ME, CT and NC
    • Familiarity with FERC Regulations and accounting software
    • Ability to assist in corporate financial modeling and strategic tax planning and problem-solving thinking both creatively and logically.
    • Excellent analytical, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Must have outstanding work ethic, willing to roll up sleeves work attitude.
    • A demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, prioritize and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines.
    • Outstanding leadership, mentoring and interpersonal skills fostering client and staff relationships
    • Thorough understanding of complex tax issues
    • Decisive ability to identify and execute solutions to problems.
    • Ability to attract and develop profitable, sustainable client relationships.
    • Hybrid work schedule requires to be in the office/client location minimally 3 days per week.

      For more information about the position, please send an email to with "Corporate Tax and Accounting Services Director" in the Subject Line, or use the link to apply directly to the role
      Marcum LLP is an Equal Opportunity EmployerMarcum LLP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, national origin, color, religion, sex, gender identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification under the law.

Keywords: Marcum Search LLC, Boston , Corporate Tax and Accounting Services Director, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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