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Tax Manager - Gainesville, GA

Tax Manager - Gainesville, GA

Due to continued growth, Rushton is currently seeking a dedicated, proactive CPA with 5-9+ years recent public accounting experience focused on taxation and strong technical knowledge to prepare and review tax returns, consult on tax projects, manage staff, and manage client relationships at our office in Gainesville, GA. You will independently perform tax engagements for businesses and high net worth individuals from commencement to completion, direct the work of staff accountants, make sound decisions on behalf of our clients and provide superior service.

We offer career progression and growth opportunities, parental leave and a full benefits package.  We have a fun, collaborative work environment with advanced technology systems and equipment.  We take work/life balance seriously with business casual and “dress for your day”, unlimited PTO, and community involvement.  The success of Rushton can be directly attributed to the firm’s employees.  We make substantial investments in hiring, developing and retaining our employees.  We have been recognized in our community involvement and company culture, including being named one of Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For, Best of Hall County, and Small Business of the Year.


  • Manages multiple engagements and personnel by providing support, direction, expertise, and ensure work performed is within established requirements.
  • Prepares and reviews complex individual returns; business returns, multiple states, international issues.
  • Directly corresponds and communicates with clients
  • Ability to do technical research and document to support conclusion.
  • Supervises personnel, provides feedback to them, and evaluates their progress
  • Resolves complicated tax issues.
  • Demonstrates strong technical knowledge.
  • Manages budgets and billing center.
  • Develops new client contacts and relationships beneficial to the firm.
  • Assists in staffing and scheduling of engagements as assigned by the partners.
  • Stays current on professional reading of tax, accounting and general business communications.
  • Active in developing and maintaining technical expertise of firm personnel.



  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • Masters Degree in Taxation or Accounting strongly preferred
  • CPA license
  • 5-9+ years of experience with preparing individual and corporate tax returns
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Ability to manage project timelines and proficiency utilizing accounting technology
  • Availability to work overtime during peak periods throughout the year
  • Successful completion of a background check
  • Valid credentials to work in the U.S.

Our hiring decisions are based as much on strong ethics and moral character as on intelligence and professional training.

We are proud to offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. If you have the education, audit knowledge or interest, leadership skills and the technical know-how we are seeking, please submit your resume for consideration.

Rushton is located in Gainesville, Georgia just 45 minutes north of downtown Atlanta. Celebrating 40 years in business, the firm is one of Northeast Georgia's largest and most respected accounting firms representing clients throughout the region. With a staff of more than 45 professionals, Rushton has broad expertise ranging from standard tax planning and preparation to sophisticated management advisory services and consulting. Though we are a large local firm, we thrive on developing personal, long-term relationships with every client.

Our firm believes strongly in family values and works together to provide opportunities for a healthy work and home relationship. We offer a tremendous growth opportunity for aspiring staff members seeking to grow themselves personally and professionally. We offer a great work environment and outstanding quality of life in Gainesville, the county seat for Hall County and the financial center of Northeast Georgia. The area's beauty -- in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and on the shores of 38,000-acre Lake Lanier -- is matched by a vibrant business, cultural and entertainment environment.


To apply, email your cover letter and resume to Frankie Capparelli, Talent Development Manager at