Tax Manager

Tax Services Indianapolis, Indiana Remote, United States


We’re KSM, one of the top 50 largest independent advisory, tax, and audit firms in the United States.  Through our deep experience across multiple disciplines and industries, we provide our clients with the inspiration, insight, and technical expertise they need to achieve great things. 

Our firm is rooted in entrepreneurialism and committed to excellence – for our employees, our clients, and our communities. At KSM, you’ll be empowered to hone your skills and develop your interests. You’ll feel valued and cared for – and challenged – in a fun, collegial environment where you’re appreciated as an individual with singular talents. And you’ll be rewarded for growing, leading, and innovating. Because our vision for you is that you come to work every day and do your very best work. To be there for your teammates. To best serve our clients. And to realize your full potential as a professional – and as a person. 

Headquartered in Indianapolis, we have multiple offices and serve an impressive roster of clients across the nation who count on us to be their trusted advisors. 

Position Summary: 

Acts as liaison between partners, clients and staff.  Responsibilities include managing multiple projects and client engagements simultaneously while scheduling, staffing and coordinating engagement workflow.  Develops and trains staff.   Major involvement in firm practice development efforts, develop advanced technical knowledge, and management skills.  Ability to make decisions.  Ability to effectively delegate work. 


  • Possesses a complete knowledge of the Firm's philosophy on financial, tax, and consulting matters, work quality and application of professional and Firm standards.
  • Maintains contact with clients throughout the year; possesses a thorough knowledge of the client and all facets of client's business.
  • Plans, schedules and staffs engagements using firm policies and procedures.
  • Supervises staff and provides on-the-job training; reviews tax returns and related work papers prepared by staff including performance evaluations.
  • Anticipates problem areas of engagement and develops procedures to address those problem areas; keeps supervisors informed of important developments and recommends solutions.
  • Communicates progress of engagements, problems and resolutions to client through written and oral correspondences.
  • Prepares invoices to clients, communicates details of fees to clients and assists in collection of overdue accounts.
  • Maintains knowledge of general economic and political trends of possible tax or other legislation that could affect the business climate.
  • Performs supervisory reviews of all tax returns and governmental tax examinations of complexity.
  • Assumes tax preparation responsibility for the more complex business returns.
  • Delegates and manages governmental tax examinations; may represent the client before the appropriate tax authorities.


  • A minimum of five years of experience in accounting and tax, demonstrating a progression in complexity, scope and number of engagements managed.
  • Demonstrated ability to bring in new business to a CPA firm.
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in accounting.
  • Minimum of forty hours of continuing professional education is required each year to maintain and develop technical and business skills.
  • A current and valid certified public accountant's license is required.
  • Must be a member in good standing with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
  • Proficiency in use of computers and various accounting and tax computer software.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, or any other protected category. 

KSM only accepts resumes directly submitted by a candidate and referrals submitted by current KSM employees. Unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles sent by staffing agencies and fee-based referral services will not be considered outside of a signed KSM vendor contract. KSM will not pay a fee to recruiters or agencies that do not have a signed KSM vendor contract.