Responsible for leading a profitable functional area of the practice – leading the team, building the business and ensuring the team delivers exceptional client service. This role also supports the business development and growth initiatives of the practice and is responsible for retaining talented people through strong leadership and coaching/mentoring relationships.
Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations.
Ability to prepare financial statements.
Identify and mitigate tax risks.
Supervise and mentor accounting staff and assess performance.
Read and be familiar with pronouncements from the AICPA, FASB, and GASB.
Stay up to date on firm policies, procedures, and the AICPA and the state CPA society’s rules, regulations, and Code of Ethics.
Market the firm to new clients and look for opportunities to provide additional services to our existing clients.
Monitor progress of engagements in relation to budgets and deadlines.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining a personal network; participation in professional organizations.
Leads and nurtures a work culture that promotes open and frequent communication among staff; stimulating teamwork to accomplish desired goals and objectives.
Supports the partner team and contributes to the development of the business plan.
Must be able to travel to client locations (usually within one to two hours of the office), approximately 50-60%.
Minimum 8 to 10 years’ experience in commercial client experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Required. Master’s degree in Accountancy preferred.
Good work ethic, service driven, strong organizational and analytical skills, and the ability to take on responsibility and leadership.
Proven track record of marketing to, bringing in, and managing new clients.
Willingness to drive firm initiatives and lead new firm projects.
Excellent presentation, communication, listening, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Top Industry Specializations
Melanson specializes in audits for state and local entities, nonprofit, automobile dealerships, manufacturing, healthcare, construction, forestry and fishing, and 401K audits.
Our client services include advising and consulting, audit and assurance, corporate and domestic tax, individual tax services (including financial services and wealth management), and state and local tax.
5 locations in Nashua, NH; Manchester, NH; Greenfield, MA; Andover, MA; Ellsworth, ME