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We are growing and we are looking for a great tax manager to join our team. 

Are you looking for work flexibility, room to grow, and more variety of tax projects?

Then MKW is the place for you.

"Being a CPA doesn't have to ruin your life. 
You can have a life outside the office"

Mike Milam,

Founding Partner

Qualifications

What we are looking for

As a Tax Manager

responsibilities include:

About This Opportunity

You will be in charge of corporate and individual tax engagements and planning services. 

Location

Our office is in downtown Glendale, California. We take up the whole sixth floor in the Wells Fargo building on Brand boulevard.  

535 North Brand Blvd., Suite 600, Glendale, CA 91203
 (We also have a second office in Irvine, California.) 

Our Team:

We happen to think our team is awesome. We focus on hiring people who are enjoyable to work with and have excellent skills.

In our Glendale office, we have 30 team members and five remote team members. 

We have five firm partners with four based out of our Glendale office.

We work hard together, have fun together, and leave time to have a personal life.

Tax Manager
Opportunity

Ready for a new chapter 
in your career?

  • Supervise the preparation of all entity-type and individual tax returns (1120S, 1120, 1065, 1041, 1040).
     
  • Review all returns for correctness and completeness.
     
  • Take an active role in the MKW staff development & education program.
     
  • Supervise and review year-end tax planning and projection work performed by staff.
     
  • Use the MKW Consulting tools with our clients regarding tax planning, compliance and business improvement.
     
  • Participate in the MKW mentoring and staff development program to accelerate your professional career growth.
     
  • Participate in our unique MKW marketing and business development training system.
     

Meet Our Team

These are some of the great people you would work with. 

Emily Tafua, CPA
Senior Accountant

BYU grad, avid reader, outdoor enthusiast, and mother of a super-cute baby girl.  

Mike Milam 
CPA, CGMA, MAcc
Partner

Firm co-founder, EY Alumni, BYU grad, tax & estate planning expert.  

Katie Hu, CPA
Senior Accountant

Missouri State University & Henan University of Economic & Law (China) grad, guitar student, and occasional skydiver.  

Amir Aghevli, 
CPA, CGMA
Partner

CSUN grad, former CFO, audit & attestation expert, and has acheived his Kung Fu Black Belt.  

Gabriel Hernandez

Staff Accountant

CSU-LA grad, cloud accounting ninja, and currently learning the art of camping.  

Cheuk Wong, CPA
Senior Accountant

USC grad, basketball player, book lover, and enjoys playing the piano.  

Compensation

Benefits include

We offer excellent compensation with a generous benefits package and a flexible work schedule to fit your life style.

  • Competitive pay
     
  • Annual bonus program
     
  • 401K plan with 4% employer matching
     
  • Health insurance
     
  • Health savings account with employer contribution
     
  • Dental insurance
     
  • Flex savings account
     
  • 20 days annual paid time off
     
  • 5 days paid sick/personal time off
     
  • 6 paid holidays

About MKW

Get to Know us

At Milam, Knecht & Warner, our mission is to add value. We invest in and develop top systems to provide value to our clients.  We also invest in our great team. 

If you want to work for a company where you’ll be challenged, where you can learn from your peers and mentors, and where you can have a life outside the office, then MKW is the place for you.

For over 20 years, we have served middle-market business owners by helping them increase the value of their companies through our tax, audit, and business consulting services. 

Our clients are privately-held business owners with revenue ranging from $5MM to $50MM. Our clients are in a variety of industries including manufacturing, restaurant, hospitatlity & leisure, oil & gas, technology, real estate, construction & development, professional services, and media & entertainment.   

Finally, accountants who know how to add...value! 

  • Life Insurance
     
  • Thursday MKW Trainings
     (CPE eligible)
     
  • Catered lunch every Thursday
     
  • Full pantry during tax season
     
  • Paid parking
     
  • Work directly with firm partners
     
  • Quickly start working with clients
     
  • Business casual dress policy
     
  • Free soda machine
     
  • Birthday cake/pie for all on birthdays!

Apply Today

Apply Via the Form Above

You will be involved in tax return review, planning, in-depth research, and significant client consultation.

You will have the opportunity to have frequent and direct contact with clients.

5+ years supervising tax engagements

7+ years of general public accounting experience

CPA required with current license (or ability) to get licensed in the state of California

BS degree in Accounting required, MS Tax beneficial

Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects

Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills needed to build and maintain positive relationships 

Client-service oriented

We look forward to seeing your application!

"We have great coworkers, a flexible work schedule, and leaders that treat you like a professional. MKW is a great place to learn a lot with no micromanagement."

Katie Hu
Sr. Accountant

About Our Hiring Process

At Milam, Knecht & Warner, we base our selection process on the Topgrading philosophy, and have found it significantly increases our chances of hiring top performers who fit our organizational culture. 

Topgrading is a thorough process of collecting detailed information about your education and job history with a Career History Form.

The final step of our selection process is to conduct reference calls with your former bosses, which we will ask you to arrange for us.

Our Hiring Journey

1. Apply online via our apply form (on this page)

2. Select candidates will be invited to complete a Career History Form

3. A phone interview with one of our firm partners

4. An in-person interview with a firm partner and a staff member

5. A second in-person interview with a different firm partner and a staff member

6. Receive an employment offer 

7. Start your awesome new job

Apply Today

This position is perfect for the professional who wants the opportunity and support to advance. You will report directly to the partners. You will have immediate interaction with clients, including consulting engagements.