Experienced Tax Manager

Chicago or Denver

Experienced Tax Manager – High Net-Worth & Entity

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Tax Manager for our Chicago or Denver office, to lead and manage a book of clients including a combination of individuals, entities, trust, estate, and gift tax returns while delivering quality tax services that will afford you the opportunity to both develop professionally and increase the firm’s reputation.


  • Prepares and reviews a variety of tax returns, including individual, partnerships, S corporation, C corporations, trust, gift, estate and/or not-for-profit tax returns
  • Research tax issues and legislation and exercise professional judgment with respect to issue identification to develop solutions to tax issues in returns
  • Identify and communicate tax and accounting issues to staff, as well as managers and partners
  • Develop and maintain an excellent working relationship with all levels of client staff to add value internally and strengthen client relationships
  • Assist with business development and firm marketing initiatives
  • Mentor, develop and retain staff through active participation in the firm mentoring program
  • Additional responsibilities not listed above may be expected as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years of recent, relevant experience specializing in High Net-Worth Individuals as well as Estate & Gift, Trust, or Flow Through Entity Taxation
  • CPA
  • Knowledge of tax software and MS Office
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service as well as develop trusted client relationships
  • Strong leadership and personnel management skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Big 4 or Regional Firm experience preferred

About Us
Topel Forman is a leading certified public accounting firm in the Midwest and the Denver region providing a wide range of attest, accounting, tax, advisory, and consulting services to individuals, professionals, closely-held and family-owned businesses and corporations. At Topel Forman, you’ll find the high level of talent and expertise you’d expect from a larger firm, but with the accessibility and collaboration that are usually only available at a smaller organization. You can expect to work directly with clients, senior-level management, and partners with knowledge of various disciplines. A proactive, hands-on approach to our clients allows you to grow in your expertise and advance in your career. For more information on Topel Forman, please visit our website at www.topelforman.com. 


  • Competitive salary with the range of $85,000 to $150,000, with annual merit increases 
  • Annual discretionary bonus eligibility 
  • 35-hour workweek during non-busy season 
  • To learn more about our firm and benefit offerings, please visit our careers page