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Tax Manager

companyMiller Kaplan Arase LLP
locationSan Francisco, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

It’s more than just numbers.

Miller Kaplan is a different kind of CPA firm; we believe in building a legacy—yours. We want to give our clients the very best, and we understand that begins with helping our employees be their best through professional mentorship, life-work integration, and a sense of community. That starts with you!

Job Summary:The Manager in the Tax department is responsible for overseeing a client’s tax planning, preparation, and filing. The Manager builds and maintains relationships with businesses and individuals to provide tax support or services.Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Act as coach and mentor to all employees in the Tax department.
  • Handle onboarding, training, discipline, and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
  • Oversee the daily workflow of the department.
  • Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the Tax department.


  • Assist with tax-related client issues, research, and transactions.
  • Communicate directly with existing clients, colleagues, management, and IRS representatives regarding various tax matters.
  • Compute taxes owed, follow tax form instructions and tax tables for federal, state, and/or international income tax compliance and planning.
  • Handle federal, state and local tax audits & correspondence.
  • Manage, coach, and train staff.
  • Research tax laws for preparation of atypical returns or consulting engagements.
  • Review and prepare complex income tax returns for individuals and businesses (Partnerships, C-Corps, S-Corps, Estates, Trusts, non-profits, etc.).
  • Review and prepare quarterly tax estimates and year-end tax projections.
  • Review financial records to determine forms needed to prepare return.
  • Review tax provisions of corporations.
  • Review and prepare quarterly tax estimates and year-end tax projections.
  • Perform other related duties and projects as assigned.

Education and Experience:Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Taxation, or related field.
  • CPA and or EA certification.
  • Five years of experience in tax preparation of individual, pass-through entity, and corporate returns.


  • Competence with GoSystems, Lacerte, or other tax software.
  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Taxation.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to meet client deadlines and provide excellent client service.
  • Committed to excellence and dedication, both internally and externally.
  • Competence with tax compliance and research software.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.
  • Displays sound business and professional judgment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exercise sound business and professional judgment.
  • High degree of self-motivation and self-investment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Willingness to learn and be challenged.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time.



  • Competitive Salary: We value your dedication and hard work. We offer a competitive salary of $100,000-120,000 for this role.
  • Generous Paid Time Off: Start with 20 days and watch it grow, plus 2 extra days annually for managers.
  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical options include HMO, PPO, HDHP, with fully covered dental and vision for you.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts & Health Savings Accounts: Manage healthcare expenses conveniently with a benefits debit card.
  • Employee Assistance Program: Confidential support for personal or work-related challenges.


  • Hybrid & Remote Flexibility: Work-life balance matters! Enjoy flexibility based on your role.
  • Insurance Benefits: Basic life insurance, voluntary life insurance, and long-term disability coverage.
  • Dependent Care and Pet Insurance: Covering loved ones, furry or not, with flexible spending accounts and pet insurance.
  • Bereavement Paid Time Off: Time to grieve and heal without work worries.
  • Sabbatical and Personal Leave Options: Recharge and refocus with time off for personal needs.


  • Social Events: Networking and unwinding at virtual and in-office firm social events.
  • Referral Bonuses: Earn rewards for growing our team and client base.
  • Commuter Benefits: Funds for transit and parking to ease your daily commute.
  • Professional Development: Reimbursement for licenses, memberships, CPE allowance, and access to classes through Becker.


  • Retirement Plans: Tailored 401(k) Profit Sharing Plan for your financial future.
  • Support for Professional Certifications: Assistance on your journey to CPA or CFE, including study materials, exam reimbursements, and bonuses.
  • Leadership Development and Mentorship: Personal and professional growth through mentorship programs.

Ready to embark on a fulfilling career journey with us? Join our team and unlock a world of opportunities and support!

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