Working At Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP

Accounting and financial consulting can be challenging, but at Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP, we feel it can be rewarding too. In addition to contributing to the firm efforts, our team members gain a sense of community with each other. Whether it’s company bowling, volunteering time to a needy cause or just a team member’s birthday, we value quality personal time as much as quality work time.

Our firm maintains a high level of technical expertise equivalent to that of national CPA firms. We assist individuals, businesses and organizations with business advisory services, tax strategy, planning and compliance services.

As a Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP team member you can expect:

  • Excellent opportunity for advancement in our growing firm
  • Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits including health, dental and vision insurance as well as a 401(K) plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Performance and incentive bonuses
  • Firm paid continuing education
  • Flexibility in order to balance work and home life
  • “Smart casual” dress code that includes jeans any day of the week

If you are interested and qualify for any of our career opportunities listed below, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@martinicpas.com.


TAX ADVISOR

Job Description

 Martini Akpovi Partners, LLP seeks a tax advisor in Encino, CA. Job duties include:

  • Counsel clients regarding acquisition and divestment of key assets
  • Restructuring of assets to obtain the greatest tax advantages and disposal of businesses to management while minimizing tax consequences
  • Structure business entities in the U.S. for clients in order to achieve their strategic goals
  • Provide strategic cross-border advice to Australian expatriates and business entities seeking to relocate to or engage in business in the U.S., Singapore, Hong Kong and the U.K

 Qualifications

  • At least a Master of Taxation or equivalent as determined by a qualified credentials evaluation service
  • At least three years of professional experience within the taxation field
  • Must have at least three years of experience in transactional projects, namely international expansion, mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs and corporate and trust restructuring
  • Must have at least three years of experience advising companies on the structuring/restructuring of their businesses, on tax-effective ways to acquire stocks and real estate, on making direct investments in the U.S. and on licensing Intellectual Property rights
  • Must be willing to travel to unanticipated work sites. Must have advanced knowledge of Australian tax law, namely income tax and capital gains tax

 

TAX SENIOR ASSOCIATE

Job Description

The Tax Senior is responsible for the preparation of a full range of tax services for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Key responsibilities include:

  • Working with the tax managers and partners to plan and manage multiple client engagements while understanding clients’ goals and needs
  • Preparing complex income tax returns including Corporate, S-Corp., partnership, and individual clients
  • Maintaining active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met, and lead change efforts effectively
  • Ensuring quality of work product and communicating progress to managers and partners
  • Assisting, supervising and mentoring junior team members

Qualifications & Required Experience

  • CPA required
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Business with a strong emphasis in accounting
  • 3+ years recent experience with a CPA firm
  • Tax preparation experience of privately held companies and high net worth individuals
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets
  • Proven track record of proactively pursuing professional development activities

 

TAX MANAGER

Job Description

We have an opening for a qualified, exceptional Tax Manager. Key responsibilities include:

  • Review federal and multi-state returns and projections for individuals, corporations, partnerships, and trusts
  • Through firm-sponsored and self-directed training, stay current on tax law and other research in order to ensure the proper identification and resolution of complex tax issues; communicate findings to colleagues
  • Lead teams, provide feedback, and mentor individuals in order to ensure excellent work product
  • Communicate status to partners and maintain positive relationships with client
  • Ensure utmost client trust in team
  • Advise client on tax planning and income tax issues
  • Assist staff in work-flow and project management

Qualifications & Required Experience

  • Active CPA license required, Masters of Taxation preferred
  • 8+ years recent experience with a CPA firm
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, deadlines and budgets
  • Ability to mentor staff and seniors, assist in the supervision of the tax department
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate and communicate potential tax risks and planning opportunities
  • Oversee all aspects of Individual, Partnership, Corporate, Trust and Estate issues
  • Review returns and research complex tax matters
  • Provide consulting and compliance work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with CCH Axcess/Tax is a big plus
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