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Real Estate Tax Manager (Hybrid)



New York, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
About Ascend

Ascend empowers entrepreneurial CPAs to reach their goals with an innovative growth model that brings their firms into the new age. Backed by private equity from people-focused Alpine Investors, Ascend is building a modern platform for regional accounting firms that enables them to stay independent while accessing the resources of a large CPA firm to help them grow. Ascend provides access to growth capital, robust talent acquisition, best-of-breed technology, a catalytic leadership system, shared back-office services, and modernized equity incentives so that firms can surmount today's industry challenges and reach their full potential. Founded in January 2023, the company attained revenues sufficient to qualify it as a Top 100 U.S. accounting firm within six months of operation. For more information, visit

About LMC

LMC was founded in 2010 on the principle of delivering out-of-the-box, trusted, expert guidance. Great clients is one aspect, but it is our even greater staff that sets us apart.

For us, it's about creating a positive work environment that offers flexibility and growth.

LMC is searching for a Tax Manager in our Real Estate practice. We seek an energetic, self-motivated professional with a genuine desire to embrace this challenging career opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment while taking on a variety of assignments. Qualified individuals will have the opportunity to join our employee friendly corporate culture.

What You'll Do:

  • Primary client contact and liaison; communicate effectively with clients and develop positive relationships with client personnel
  • Top review of returns, workpapers, and issues
  • Supervise, train and mentor tax staff; Support the growth and development of team members
  • Keep up to date on industry laws and regulations
  • Consulting on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate, flow through, and individual taxation, with a heavy emphasis on partnerships
  • Researching various tax matters and making recommendations to the client for consideration
  • Demonstrates thorough technical knowledge of accounting standards
  • Identifies tax risk management issues and proposes potential solutions through research and collaboration
  • Manages multiple assignments inside an engagement
  • Communicates with Partner on work status and client issues that arise


  • Experience working with Real Estate clients
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in tax or accounting
  • Minimum of 6 years of tax consulting/compliance experience in public accounting
  • Minimum of 2 years in a managerial role involving clients and team members
  • Advanced understanding of federal and state tax laws and regulations
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Ability to fully manage client relationships on behalf of the firm
  • Ability to work independently, but also work well with others
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of applicable accounting software, CCH Axcess & Engagement preferred

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.

Working at LMC provides unlimited growth potential along with a competitive compensation and benefits package. We also offer flexible hours & hybrid options to accommodate a work-life balance.

The annual base salary range for this role is $125,000-175,000. This range includes the anticipated low and high end of LMC's salary range for this position. Actual compensation may vary based on various factors, including experience, education and/or skill level.

LMC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. LMC makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.