Fisher Investments

  • Tax Manager - CPA (2018-7238)

    Location US-TX-Plano
    Category
    Finance
    Job ID
    2018-7238
  • Overview

    Are you looking to carve a lasting impression in a company with room to grow? Start building your legacy—join the Fisher Investments Financial Planning Team as a Tax Manager. You’ll have a chance to use your creativity and be empowered to help establish the foundations for our newly create Private Client Tax Services Department. You will work directly with our Financial Planning Team to build our Tax Services for High Net worth Private Clients.

     

    As Tax Manager, establish yourself as a leader in the firm and resource to the business—be the expert on Individual and Trust Taxes. You’ll start with taking on any projects by “rolling up your sleeves” to get the job done, but through the development of processes and procedures you can build a solid foundation for Private Client Tax Services and its role in developing our ability to a One Stop Shop Services. The amount of ambiguity in this position demands a motivated, experienced and adaptable individual who will come into the office everyday with solutions rather than questions. Be resourceful to find the answers you don’t know yet, including utilizing our existing relationships with external CPA’s.

     

    The Day-to-Day:

    • Collaborate with Investment Counselors and Portfolio Management to coordinate tax planning strategies appropriate for clients
    • Assist in the implementation of internal controls for the newly developed tax services
    • Work with the Financial Planning team to implement diverse projects to support the firm’s long-term strategic goals
    • Improve existing processes and methodologies
    • Conduct internal and external tax related trainings

     

    Qualifications:

    • 5 years working in Individual Tax Planning
    • CPA, EA (Enrolled Agent) or J.D./LLM in Taxation required
    • Experience with Tax Advice & Planning for the “millionaire next door”
    • Bachelor’s in accounting or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Tax
    • Technical tax knowledge
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong project management, organization, and analytical skills

     

    The Bottom Line:

    Our rapidly growing firm is continually creating new challenges and opportunities, both domestically and internationally. A successful Private Client Tax Manager has the ability to adapt and evolve with the firm as we continue to expand our service offerings. Strong communication skills are a must; the Tax Manager must be able to speak in words, not numbers. Experience with Tax Planning for High Net Worth individuals is highly preferred.

    Why Fisher Investments

    Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

    • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
    • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
    • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
    • And much, much more   

    We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a 2017 and 2018 Top Workplace.

     

    But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.

     

    Are you ready for this next step in your career? Apply now!

      * California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.

     FISHER INVESTMENTS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER