Tax Manager

Finance & Accounting Atlanta, Georgia

King & Spalding is a leading global law firm with a commitment to excellence, innovation, and the seamless delivery of legal services. We harness innovative technology and exceptional talent to meet the complex needs of our clients in a fast-paced and dynamic legal landscape. 
We are seeking a Tax Manager to join our Finance department in Atlanta. The Tax Manager will assist in overseeing the firm’s global tax compliance functions, including, but not limited to, federal, state, international, VAT, withholding, etc.  The Tax Manager will also work closely with other members of the Tax team to evaluate and implement tax strategies, including developing and implementing procedures and processes to comply with tax laws.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare, coordinate and review workpapers for the preparation of U.S. Federal and state partnership tax returns; review tax returns prepared by outside accountants. 
  • Prepare, coordinate and review workpapers for the preparation of non-U.S. partnership tax returns and non-resident partner individual tax returns. 
  • Manage value added tax (VAT) compliance responsibilities, including review of returns and coordinate VAT training and education. 
  • Prepare estimated tax payments as required by both US and non-US tax jurisdictions. 
  • Reconcile income and VAT tax accounts. 
  • Research and analyze partnership tax issues; monitor global tax developments, changes to state taxes, new tax jurisdictions, etc. 
  • Manage outside consultants regarding domestic and international tax matters to proactively comply with statutory changes, identify, and evaluate tax strategies. 
  • Review current accounting procedures and identify areas of tax risk; develop policies and procedures to comply with tax laws and train other accounting teams regarding such matters. 
  • Document various tax related issues, decisions, research, resolutions, processes, and procedures 
  • Prepare, coordinate, and review local tax returns, including unincorporated business tax, franchise tax, property tax, sales/use tax and other city/state jurisdictions. 
  • Manage domestic and international tax audits.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; Masters in Tax and CPA preferred, as well as 4 years of public accounting experience. 
  • Detail oriented, efficient and have the capacity to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast paced, high-volume environment while delivering exceptional service.  
  • Strong technical skills, including understanding balance sheet and income statement relationships, intercompany account management and foreign currency transactions. 
  • Should be able to evaluate tax law changes and trends to identify issues and recommend solutions. 
  • Previous experience should include preparing or reviewing tax returns for an organization with multiple international and state locations.  
  • Professional Services industry experience is preferred, especially in a partnership structure.
The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan, discount programs, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program. 
We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which now encompasses more than 2,300 lawyers and business professionals in 24 locations worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us. 
King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.