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Cherry Bekaert Tax Partner – Corporate in Helena, Montana


Cherry Bekaert is ranked among the largest assurance, tax, and advisory firms in the U.S. and one of Forbes’ America’s Best Tax and Accounting Firms of 2023. We're proud to be a certified 2023 Great Place to Work ! What makes us great? It’s our core values of Integrity, Mutual Respect, Passion for Excellence, Accountability , Collaboration , and Trus t that guide us as an organization and an employer. We understand that these timeless principles, as well as our mission statement “To make a difference for our People, our Clients, our Community and Our Professions,” shape and define our culture.

As our firm expands, we have opportunities for seasoned leaders looking to make an impact. We seek a Partner in our Tax Practice ( who will be responsible for growing and serving corporate tax clients. Previous service line, regional, market, or industry leadership experience is desirable. This challenging and highly visible role may be based out of any of our offices, or fully remotely within the United States.

You'll be responsible for leading a team that provides federal tax and consulting services/projects, including tax compliance, planning, provision, restructuring, controversy, and research to large middle-market businesses and multi-national corporations. Prior International or M&A tax related experience is desirable. Industry experience in Technology/ Life Sciences, Industrials/Consumer Goods, or similar is preferred. To continue our success, we're looking for a results-driven partner who will contribute to expanding the practice by using their strong professional network presence and by engaging in business development opportunities with other firm leaders. Exceptional business development experience and client relationship skills are necessary. Limited travel should be expected.


  • Active CPA and/or JD license; MST or LLM is a plus.

  • 10+ years of experience in business taxation working for a Big 4, large national, or regional accounting firm with a focus on providing federal, multi-state, international tax-related compliance and consulting services to large middle market clients and U.S. based subsidiaries of foreign multinationals.

  • Technical ASC 740 experience including expertise in corporate tax compliance, planning, and provision.

  • Prior experience in the following is desirable:

  • Experience in dealing with corporate international tax compliance, planning, structuring matters, and knowledge of foreign reporting requirements.

  • Tax compliance & consulting experience related to M&A structuring, planning, and reporting.

  • Experience with developing the strategy and plans to grow a practice through expansion of services to existing clients and obtaining new clients.

  • Prior experience utilizing content marketing, social media, and other means to demonstrate and share tax thought leadership, leading to new business opportunities, is desired.

  • Exceptional client service skills leading to the highest quality of execution and delivery of client engagements.

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and empower people and teams.

  • Excellent and enthusiastic ability to build and maintain relationships, engage others, and establish connections.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills.

  • Candidates must demonstrate they are eligible to work in the United States.

  • Available for Work Sponsorship: No

What We Offer You:

  • A well-run firm that offers challenging opportunities to drive personal, team, and firm success.

  • Entrepreneurial environment focused on professional development, career advancement, and performance and rewards opportunities.

  • Collaborative, supportive partnership group with a “one firm” mentality and a commitment to colleagues’ success.

  • Big firm resources and bench strength; small firm flexibility and openness to new ideas that bring about change.

  • Collaboration across service lines and offices; a firm culture that embraces one another and the community; and an excellent opportunity to help bring along talented new staff, seniors, and managers.

  • Defined metrics and targets that eliminate ambiguity.

About Cherry Bekaert

Cherry Bekaert, ranked among the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in the U.S., serves clients across industries in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. “Cherry Bekaert” is the brand name under which Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC, independently owned entities, provide professional services in an alternative practice structure in accordance with applicable professional standards. Cherry Bekaert LLP is a licensed CPA firm that provides attest services, and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC and its subsidiary entities provide business advisory and non-attest services spanning the areas of transaction advisory, risk and accounting advisory, digital solutions, cybersecurity, tax, benefits consulting, and wealth management. For more details, visit .

Cherry Bekaert cares about our people. We offer a competitive compensation packages based on performance that recognize the value our people bring to our clients and our Firm. In addition, we offer a comprehensive, high-quality benefits program ( which includes annual bonus; medical, dental, and vision care; disability and life insurance; generous Paid Time Off; retirement plans; Paid Care Leave; and other programs that are dedicated to enhancing your personal and work life and providing you and your family with a measure of financial protection.

Cherry Bekaert provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Candidates must demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Cherry Bekaert will not provide work sponsorship for this position.

Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC are members of Allinial Global, an accountancy and business advisory global association. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedIn ( , Glassdoor (,25.htm) , Instagram ( , Twitter ( and Facebook ( .

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  • Bachelors or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • Attorney

  • CPA