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Tax Director


Marks Paneth LLP is a leading regional professional services firm offering a wide range of accounting, auditing, tax, consulting, restructuring, bankruptcy and financial advisory services to domestic and international clients.  With a long history of providing exceptional service dating back to 1907, Marks Paneth is the 34th largest accounting firm in the nation and the 8th largest in the Mid-Atlantic region (Accounting Today).

Our accolades also include a top three ranking of forensic accounting providers in the New York metropolitan area by readers of the New York Law Journal (NYLJ) for six consecutive years.

We serve a wide range of industries for middle market, privately-held and family-owned businesses, and high-net-worth individuals.  The firm’s headquarters are in New York City with offices in Washington, DC, New Jersey, Long Island, Westchester County, Boca Raton, Florida and Pennsylvania.  We service international clients through our membership with Morison KSi.


Job Description:

Our New Jersey Office is currently seeking a Tax Director within our Professional Services group. In this role, the Tax Director will oversee the quality of all tax returns for our Professional Services clients.



The ideal candidate will have 15 plus years of experience in accounting, preferably in Public Accounting.  Candidate must have tax experience within the professional/financial services industries.  A bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required. CPA designation is required. Candidates should be prepared to meet challenging client requirements, provide value added services and should possess strong communication (both oral and written), interpersonal and analytical skills. Candidate must have proof of speaking publicly as a subject matter expert on exempt organizations.  

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain steady contact with assigned clients throughout the business year.

  • Technical review of tax returns.

  • Follow the progress of the work in relation to budgeted time and scheduled date of completion.

  • Keep the Partner informed on a timely basis as to all important engagement developments including; major problems that occur, with all of the facts, their conclusions and recommendations.

  • Develop rapport with clients on business matters

  • Deal directly with the client’s attorneys, taxing agents and other third parties. Supervise the preparation of tax returns.

  • Enhance the Firm’s reputation and their own by conducting seminars, making speeches and having articles published in professional journals.

  • Assist/participate with practice development and firm management.

  • Network to develop a list of contacts and begin cultivating relationships.

  • Plan and organize work assignments.

  • Develop and evaluate staff including addressing performance issues and concerns as need.

  • Mentor and motivate staff.  Guide staff on career and professional development.

  • Facilitate communication amongst group.

Location - Parsippany, NJ


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, citizen status, age, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected status.  Marks Paneth takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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