Tax Manager – Compliance

Henderson Harbor Group is a premier executive search and consulting firm with deep experience in technology, finance, accounting and tax.  The search division recruits highly skilled professionals for Contract and Permanent positions.  We service our clients primarily in the NYC Metro area as well nationally through our AAFA and NPA networks.

A Global pharmaceutical client, headquartered in NJ is looking for a  Tax Manager to oversee the filing of their Federal and state tax returns. Company offers good work-life balance, competitive compensation, and great benefits/incentives.


  • Prepare, review the Federal and state income tax returns and extensions.
  • Calculate Schedule M adjustments.
  • Calculate federal and state quarterly estimated tax payments.
  • Respond to IRS and state notices, as well as manage Federal & state audits.
  • Take an active part in tax planning & research projects from a Federal & state prospective.
  • Stay current on any new tax law changes and legislation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA/MST preferred
  • Big4/National public accounting or public/private background
  • Minimum of 5 years corporate tax compliance experience
  • Proficient with Tax software and Office Suite

Senior Tax Accountant

A growing Public Accounting firm in Culver City is looking to add an experienced Senior Tax Accountant to its growing team. This is an opportunity to grow professionally in an environment where your skill and experience will be appreciated.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing federal and multi-state tax returns for individuals, corporations, partnerships, trusts and exempt organizations
  • Performing tax research
  • Resolving tax notices from IRS or other tax authorities
  • Assisting in federal, state, and local tax audits
  • Analyzing and review financial statements

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years tax preparation and accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Proficient with accounting/bookkeeping software including QuickBooks
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of Ultra Tax/Accounting CS software is a plus
  • Understanding of GAAP and experience in financial statements preparation is a Plus
  • CPA or CPA Tracking preferred
  • MS in Taxation a plus

Senior Tax Manager – SALT

We are working with a client, a global financial institution that is looking for a Sr Tax Manager/Director with a State & Local Tax Generalist background. The candidate will be working in a dynamic tax department in the firm’s NYC/NJ Metropolitan area. Remote for the time being.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversight of the State & Local Income Tax Compliance function
  • Manage SALT tax audits and respond to tax notices from state agencies
  • Advise on tax implications related to new tax legislation/laws/regulations/amendments
  • Partner with internal finance and outside vendors/consultants to ensure efficiency
  • Supervise indirect tax compliance
  • Training and supervision of staff.

To qualify, you must have a minimum of 10 years prior experience working in the tax department of a public accounting firm or a public/private background, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a CPA license. Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, both independently and as part of a team, required. Must have exposure to a wide range of industries with experience in tax planning, consulting, research, and compliance review for our individual, corporate, and partnership clients.

Sr. Director of Tax

We are currently on search for a Sr. Director of Tax for a manufacturing company located in NYC metro area. The company is a leader in their space and has enjoyed significant growth over the last few years. This role will report to the CFO and will execute tax strategies and manage resources necessary to support those strategies.

 Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Position will be responsible for leading the quarterly and annual calculation of Subpart F, GILTI, BEAT, FDII and FTC for tax provision purposes, identifies transactions that have tax implications, and model the impact of various planning scenarios on the company’s tax profile.
  • Multi-state knowledge and its impacts for state indirect/direct tax
  • Oversee ASC 740 analysis and calculations
  • Lead tax decisions that are related to ecommerce
  • Manage relationships with outside tax audit team
  • Lead and implement transfer pricing policies and practices
  • Address tax aspects of M&A activity such as, acquisition due diligence, VDAs, and integration or structuring


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting
  • JD, CPA, Masters in tax Preferred
  • 15+ years corporate tax experience (5 years management)

Tax Partner

Our client, a New York Metro area public accounting firm is looking to bring on a Partner in their tax practice. Firm is looking for a Strong Sr Manager/Tax Director or Partner that will step into existing books of business.

Experience in the review/preparation of tax returns for individual, closely held businesses, pass thru entities, S-Corps, & LLCs. This individual will be required to maintain strong client relationships, supervise & develop staff and elevate the Tax Service Line for the firm.

  • 12+ years of relevant experience working for a Big 4, large national or regional accounting firm.
  • 5+ years of in a managerial capacity.
  • Experience with closely held businesses & their owners.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications required.
  • Experience with tax preparation software required – ProFx, BNA Income Tax Planner, and Go Systems desired. Experience with research tools required – RIA Checkpoint and CCH desired.

Indirect Tax Senior

Our client, an internet-based services client, is seeking an Indirect Tax Senior to join their team. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the preparation and filing of our domestic and international indirect tax returns.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and file the US and International Indirect Tax forms, including Sales & Use, VAT, DST and withholdings tax returns.
  • Take part in information requests from other finance teams.
  • Respond to inquiries and notices from IRS and other taxing authorities.
  • Perform, document and summarize research and conclusions regarding specific tax issues.
  • Remain up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law.


  • Bachelor degree in Accounting required.
  • CPA designation preferred
  • 4+ years of relevant tax compliance experience

Senior Manager, International Tax

We are currently in search for a Senior Manager, International Tax for a global Entertainment/Sports organization in New Jersey. The company is a leader in their space and has enjoyed significant growth over the last few years . Primary responsibilities will include all aspects of International Tax compliance, planning, tax research and supporting the tax function for the organization.

 Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Position will be responsible for leading the quarterly and annual calculation of Subpart F, GILTI, BEAT, FDII and FTC for tax provision purposes, identifies transactions that have tax implications, and model the impact of various planning scenarios on the company’s tax profile.
  • Review all aspects of International Tax compliance & research, forms 8865, 1118, 5471, 8858, 8832
  • Excellent Communication and analytical skills
  • Ten years combined public accounting and/or corporate experience with a focus on International Tax Compliance experience as well as a quantitative background.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA strongly preferred.


Startup Controller

Our client is a start-up company based out of NYC, and is looking for a Controller to lead their finance function. This is a new role with a company that is in a fast growth mode phase. The company has a great environment and offers competitive compensation and fantastic benefits!!


  • Head up North America’s Accounting/Reporting function
  • Very hands on, and willing to get necessary work done independently
  • Implement and manage month-end and year-end close procedures
  • Review drafts of contracts and research technical accounting issues
  • Manage all local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Reconcile reported client and data vendor usage
  • Implementation and development of systems (SAP)
  • Revenue recognition of long term contracts
  • Coaching and training team



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 10-15 years relevant experience
  • GAAP/IFRS technical background preferred
  • Startup or Agile and bulk commodity industry a plus

VP of Finance – Pharma

Our client is a multi-national publicly traded Pharma/Bio/ Med Device company located in Northern, NJ. We are actively searching for a VP of Finance to join their team. This is a mulit-faceted role that has a reach far greater than just managing a P&L.

If you are in the Pharma, Biotech, Med Device space and have worked for an international company that has managed P&L’s greater than $500M, has managed and developed other leaders and has been a Business Partner, then this may be an opportunity for you.

Qualified candidates will receive full company information and job details.


  • Med Device/ Pharmaceutical, BioTech
  • Manage teams of 40 +
  • CPA or MBA
  • 15 + years’ experience
  • Prior experience working for a multi-national organization
  • Strong managerial and team leading skills

M&A Real Estate Analyst

Our client is a publicly held real estate company actively seeking a Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst for their headquarters. The incumbent will be accountable for contributing efforts to encourage the company’s mergers and acquisitions. Company offers very competitive salary, generous annual bonus potential and an excellent benefits package.


    • Creating and analyzing financial models
    • Prepare summaries of potential acquisition targets
    • Investigations and valuation of targeted companies
    • Will work closely with management team to explore other business opportunities


  • 3+ years relevant experience
  • Experience performing advanced financial modeling and working with databases