Partnership Tax Managing Director

Grant Thornton 7/13/2020 8:52:50 AM
JOB ID: 046903 Specialty:
San Francisco, California




Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you’ll work with a team of professionals, dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions.

Partnership Tax Managing Director


Grant Thornton’s core business is audit, tax and advisory services. In short, we strive for a keen understanding of the client’s business in order to provide insightful and sound operational advice, recommend process improvement strategies, and offer suggestions to manage risk. Our professionals are thought leaders, providing personalized attention and quality service to our clients.

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in our offices across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensure continuous improvement and development of tax professionals.
Elevate Grant Thornton Brand by demonstrating thought leadership and embracing our marketing and sales programs.
Ensure the Tax Practice maintains a high level of quality and follows the firm’s quality control policies.
Identify and capitalize on opportunities to sell services to existing and potential clients.
Drive strategy development and implementation, profitability and growth for the tax practice.
Promote collaboration between service lines and industries to provide high quality client service.
Attract, develop and retain talent for the Tax Practice.
Engage in productive interaction and teaming with office, regional and national leadership.
Use knowledge of the client, competition, market and product or service to expand services to current clients.
Fully support and implement the firm’s performance management process including individual assessment, project evaluation and coaching.
Demonstrate and maintain technical expertise in matters related to federal Corporate Tax
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
Other duties as assigned


Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance or related field and CPA license required.
Masters, JD or LLM in Taxation preferred, along with other related certifications.
At least ten years or more of progressive partnership tax consulting/compliance experience in a major public accounting or law firm.
Demonstrated success in a leadership role.
Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.
Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment.
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities.


Ability to work additional hours and travel to various client sites as needed.


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Requisition ID: 046903

San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California