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We offer open paid time off.

Now that we have your attention, it’s also a good time to mention that we are dynamic, fast-paced, and tight-knit. The beauty of working for a middle market firm means you get to wear different hats. Wearing different hats means you’ll meet new people and learn new things. And frankly, you’ll never, ever get stale working here.

It also means you’ll be on a shorter path to making partner. We’re looking for ambitious, energetic people that work hard, know and appreciate their own path, and are always seeking more. At Calvetti Ferguson, your investment of time, energy, and expertise will be rewarded with opportunities, competitive pay, benefits, bonuses, and plenty of professional development.

And it doesn’t hurt that we’ve got the good snacks, fresh fruit, soda options, and more…and because we know you’re wondering: It’s free to all employees.

Perks also include regular team outings, fun company swag (who doesn’t need another insulated mug!?), awards, and recognition for developing people and living the values, plus a team that always has your back.

Available positions

Dallas Audit Senior Manager

The Audit Senior Manager is a professional position responsible for the overall audit process for clients. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from four-year college or university; eight plus years of financial statement audit experience at a public accounting firm; and a desire to develop younger professionals. CPA license is required. The nature of this position requires direct contact with company employees at all levels as well as contact with clients, representatives, vendors, and other business-related representatives. Experience working with privately-held clients is a plus. Industry experience in energy, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, and construction is strongly desired.

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Dallas Tax Manager

Our Tax Manager is responsible for the implementation of tax planning ideas, overseeing client tax compliance projects, provides thought leadership to the partner group while actively developing and mentoring other members of the Tax practice. Develops and maintains strong client relationships, coordinates with Partners, Managers, and staff. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years total experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience reviewing federal and state tax returns for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and an active CPA license. Understand and manage firm risk on tax services performed. Experience with individual and trust income tax and consulting skills are required. Advanced technical and consulting skills in the areas of: partnership formations, operations, and liquidations; private equity funds and their portfolio companies is a plus. Corporate income tax provision experience, would also be a plus. Managers are expected to assist in identifying and delivering high value tax planning ideas for clients. 

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Fort Worth Audit Senior Associate

Based in Fort Worth, candidates should have 2 – 4 years of experience in public accounting and be CPA eligible. Additionally, experience in energy, hospitality, real estate and construction is beneficial. The Audit Senior is responsible for ownership of the engagement from planning to issuance. 

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Fort Worth Tax Senior Associate

A senior tax associate will supervise and guide the daily activities of tax associates and interns. To accomplish that, the ideal candidate must have a technical background in partnership, C- and S-corporation and individual tax returns, as well as have the ability to effectively communicate both to other CF staff and clients. Experience in real estate, oil & gas, estate & trusts, or high-net-worth individuals is a plus. CPA certification is preferred but will be required for future advancement opportunities.

• Bachelor/Master degree in accounting
• 2+ years of experience, preferably in public accounting
• Must be CPA Eligible
• Proficient in partnership, corporate and individual taxation
• Solid oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office software suite
• Excellent research ability
• Mentor and coach tax associates and interns
• Desire to give back to your community

Apply now

Fort Worth Tax Associate

Based in Fort Worth, candidates should have 0 – 2 years of experience and be CPA eligible. The Tax Associate is a staff position responsible for working with individuals and businesses in various industries. Associates prepare federal and multi-state income tax returns for business entities, including C-corporations, S-corporations, LLCs, and partnerships, as well as complex federal and state individual income tax returns, and returns for gift taxes, estate taxes, and trusts.

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Houston Accounting Specialist

This position provides overall support to the Controller. Additional duties include full AP cycle in Sage, Online banking, payments and cash reporting, expenses using ExpenseWire, setting up new clients/employees in our time and billing software, weekly review of staff time, monthly close reconciliations and general ledger entries, and training new hires on expenses, time and billing.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of Accounting/AP experience
  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or Business a plus
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Independent worker and self-motivated
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workflows with ease and professionalism
  • Able to meet established deadlines as well as ensuring that work is complete and accurate
  • Knowledge of Sage and Practice Management a plus
  • Some travel required to other offices for training

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Houston Tax Administrative Assistant

This role is based in the downtown Houston office. The Tax Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing accurate and timely tax return processing support to the department. Candidate needs to be able to maintain the firm’s due date tracking / workflow management system and adhere to department policies and best practices to balance the workload and meet aggressive timelines. This candidate is responsible for processing and handling tax returns, extension of time to file requests, and various client documents. This candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint at an intermediate level. High School Diploma is required. An Associate’s Degree would be a plus. Additionally, candidate must have 3+ years of administrative support in a professional services environment.

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Houston Spring 2020 Audit Intern

Houston Spring 2020 Tax Intern

Houston/Woodlands Audit Manager

This role is based in either Houston or The Woodlands. Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a four-year college or university; five or more years of financial statement audit experience at a public accounting firm; and a desire to develop younger professionals. CPA license is required. The nature of this position requires direct contact with company employees at all levels as well as contact with clients, representatives, vendors, and other business-related representatives. Experience working with privately-held clients is a plus. Experience in energy, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate, and construction industries is strongly desired. 

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Houston/Woodlands Audit Senior Associate

This role is based in either Houston or The Woodlands. Candidates should have 2 – 4 years of experience in public accounting and CPA eligible. Additionally, experience in energy, hospitality, real estate & construction is beneficial. The Audit Senior is responsible for ownership of the engagement from planning to issuance. 

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Special Tax Projects Associate or Senior Associate - Credits & Incentives (Research & Development Tax Credit / Cost Segregation Studies) - All Locations

In this role, you will work with tax, audit, and advisory teams to identify and substantiate cash-generating tax incentives for new and existing clients. Candidate can be based in Houston, The Woodlands, Fort Worth, Dallas or San Antonio.

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
  • Strong working knowledge of R&D tax credit studies is required
  • Working knowledge of cost segregation studies is a plus
  • Identify, analyze and qualify federal and state R&D tax benefits and / or accelerated cost recovery opportunities for companies
  • Work closely with clients in multiple industries including manufacturers, software, engineering, construction / contracting, oilfield services, and more
  • Have a command of federal rules, state rules, and relevant court cases
  • Prepare technical analysis presentations and written reports
  • Assist in analysis and manipulation of client data
  • Reconciling data between systems to ensure integrity and accuracy
  • Research federal, state, and local laws & regulations and proactively monitor legislative changes
  • Research relevant technical and industry specific topics
  • Conduct fieldwork. This may include visiting client locations, touring client facilities, investigating relevant facts, analyzing accounting information, preparing cost lead schedules and cost summary schedules, completing appropriate tax computations, and preparing written reports summarizing findings
  • Consult with CPAs and the C-level suite on tax incentive credits and related business process
  • Conduct client interviews, analyze client financials, project detail, and gather/review relevant documentation
  • Attend professional development and training sessions on a regular basis

Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor degree required. Technical area such as science, engineering, computers, etc. is a plus
  • 1-5 years of experience in a consulting or professional services firm. R&D tax credit and / or cost segregation experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to articulate and relay technical information effectively
  • Proficiency with Excel and Microsoft suite of products required
  • Superior work ethic with high level of accountability
  • Collaborative and flexible to complete projects within defined deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent project management, communication, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills

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Houston/Woodlands Tax Manager

Based in Houston or The Woodlands office, the Tax Manager is responsible for the implementation of tax planning ideas, overseeing client tax compliance projects, providing thought leadership to the partner group while actively developing and mentoring other members of the Tax practice. The candidate will develop and maintain strong client relationships, as well as coordinate with Partners, Managers, and staff. Managers are expected to assist in identifying and delivering high value tax planning ideas for clients.

Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience reviewing federal and state tax returns for partnerships, corporations, and individuals.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Active CPA license
• Understand and manage firm risk on tax services performed
• Experience in advanced technical and tax consulting skills in the areas of partnership formation and operations
• Experience with PE funds and their portfolio companies is preferred
• Corporate income tax provision experience, and individual taxation will be a plus

Apply now

San Antonio Tax Associate

Based in San Antonio, candidates should have 0 – 2 years of experience and be CPA eligible. The Tax Associate is a staff position responsible for working with individuals and businesses in various industries. Associates prepare federal and multi-state income tax returns for business entities, including C-corporations, S-corporations, LLCs, and partnerships, as well as complex federal and state individual income tax returns, and returns for gift taxes, estate taxes, and trusts.

Apply now

San Antonio Tax Senior Associate

A senior tax associate will supervise and guide the daily activities of tax associates and interns. To accomplish that, the ideal candidate must have a technical background in partnership, C- and S-corporation and individual tax returns, as well as have the ability to effectively communicate both to other CF staff and clients. Experience in real estate, oil & gas, estate & trusts, or high-net-worth individuals is a plus. CPA certification is preferred but will be required for future advancement opportunities.

• Bachelor/Master degree in accounting
• 2+ years of experience, preferably in public accounting
• Must be CPA Eligible
• Proficient in partnership, corporate and individual taxation
• Solid oral and written communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office software suite
• Excellent research ability
• Mentor and coach tax associates and interns
• Desire to give back to your community

Apply now

San Antonio Tax Administrative Assistant

This role is based in the San Antonio office. The Tax Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing accurate and timely tax return processing support to the department. Candidate needs to be able to maintain the firm’s due date tracking / workflow management system and adhere to department policies and best practices to balance the workload and meet aggressive timelines. This candidate is responsible for processing and handling tax returns, extension of time to file requests, and various client documents. This candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint at an intermediate level. High School Diploma is required. An Associate’s Degree would be a plus. Additionally, candidate must have 3+ years of administrative support in a professional services environment. 

Apply now

San Antonio Tax Manager

Based in San Antonio, the Tax Manager is responsible for the implementation of tax planning ideas, overseeing client tax compliance projects, providing thought leadership to the partner group while actively developing and mentoring other members of the Tax practice. The candidate will develop and maintain strong client relationships, as well as coordinate with Partners, Managers, and staff. Managers are expected to assist in identifying and delivering high value tax planning ideas for clients.

Requirements:
• Minimum 5 years’ experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ experience reviewing federal and state tax returns for partnerships, corporations, and individuals.
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting
• Active CPA license
• Understand and manage firm risk on tax services performed
• Experience in advanced technical and tax consulting skills in the areas of partnership formation and operations
• Experience with PE funds and their portfolio companies is preferred
• Corporate income tax provision experience, and individual taxation will be a plus

Apply now

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