Job #1010

Tax Senior Manager or Partner for Houston, Texas


The Firm

The Firm is one of the largest accounting firms in the Southwest.  The Firm provides audit and tax services to both public and private companies, partnerships, estates, trusts and high net worth individuals.  Additionally, the Firm provides specialized consulting services in Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, investigations and litigation consulting.  The Firm has an affiliate relationship with an association of international public accounting firms. 


The Firm has a culture places a high value on:

      Commitment to excellence and service of the highest quality

      Client satisfaction


      Staff development and retention

      Achieving real work/life balance


The Firm has a number of Big Four alumni, and it has proven to be an excellent next step for those who enjoy public accounting and having good clients and colleagues, but who prefer to work in a smaller environment. 


The tax department provides compliance, consulting and audit assistance in a variety of areas, including:

      Federal tax

      State and local tax

      Gift, estate and trust planning



The Position

The Firms Houston office has experienced rapid growth recently, leading to the need for a strong Tax Senior Manager with high Partner potential.   Two of the current Tax Partners will retire in the next two years, which provides a clear upward career path for a high performing Tax Senior Manager.  (The Firm is open to a direct-admit Partner making a lateral move from another public accounting firm.) 


The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate:

      Has eight or more years of tax experience, including planning, consulting and compliance

      Has tax experience with a public accounting firm

      Is current on recent developments in federal (C-corp) tax, and has experience with FIN 48

      Experience in oil & gas and/or manufacturing is preferred

      Has management and supervisory experience and is a developer of people

      Is able to demonstrate a history of client satisfaction and strong relationship-building skills

      Has a Bachelors degree (or higher) in Accounting or Business



Contact Information

BFL Associates, ltd. has been retained to fill this position.  The primary contact at BFL Associates is Mark Day.  He can be reached by phone at (713) 965-2138 or by e-mail at


All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.