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Senior Manager

Sykes & Company, P.A. is the premier CPA firm in the nation serving the independent retail pharmacy industry. Our sole focus is the pharmacy niche, and we continue to grow and lead the industry with our pharmacy accounting services, tax, and advisory knowledge.

We are recognized by many in the national pharmacy community as the “gold standard” and we invite you to learn more about what makes this a special place for your career success. As your work positively impacts the success of pharmacies and their owners, you will also contribute to the health of patients and local business communities.

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Tyler Davis
Director of People Operations
252.632.0025
[email protected]

Job Summary

The Senior Manager role at Sykes & Company, P.A. is a leadership role. Senior Managers will lead the Staff Accountants, Senior Accountants, and Managers in terms of workloads, processes, client deliverables and success metrics. Senior Managers also lead the client relationship and advisory guidance. Clients will routinely call upon the Senior Manager for guidance and questions that are important to them. Your ability to build the client relationship and lead them in terms of tax and/or industry guidance and advisory is very important. You will be responsible for the final overview of prepared financial statements. You will also be responsible for tax planning, preparation, and/or overview of various tax returns.

Success is defined by:

  • Preparing and overviewing prepared or compiled financial statements
  • Preparing and overviewing various tax returns
  • Preparing and overviewing tax planning
  • Providing proactive Client Advisory services
  • Taking ownership of client and team relationships
  • Collaborating with the team and ensuring efficient and effective delivery of accounting processes and procedures using the latest methods and technologies
  • Possessing ability to provide proactive, responsive, and consistent communication
  • Ensuring quality control
  • Willingness to assist in specialty areas in tax and/or pharmacy buying and selling transactions
  • Ability to manage workload and work with a variety of clients
  • Willingness to be a mentor to other team members

Key qualifications of an ideal Senior Manager include:

  • 3+ years of experience in public accounting
  • CPA License
  • Experience with individual, corporate, and partnership tax and tax planning
  • Knowledge of the tax code, compliance, and procedures
  • Strong accounting, analytical, and research skills
  • Responsive communication skills
  • Ability to complete general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close process utilizing QuickBooks®
  • Lacerte tax software experience preferred

Characteristics of a successful Senior Manager

  • Respectful
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and trustworthy
  • Open‐minded and coachable
  • Self‐motivated
  • Responsive communication

Job Type

Full-time
Flexible with remote, on-site or hybrid options

Benefits

  • Approximately 40-50-hours expected during tax season

  • Remote work options

  • Flexible hours

  • Paid time off

  • Casual work environment

  • Access to the company virtual fitness trainer

  • Travel and tradeshow opportunities

  • Ability to specialize in one industry

  • Hand-selected clients

  • No audits or reviews

  • Paid CPE and retreats

  • 401(k) & matching

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Health Insurance

  • Disability Insurance