17 days old

Tax Learning & Talent Development Manager

Baker Tilly
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


Lead the development, design and implementation of learning solutions for the Tax service line. This includes identifying business outcomes and ensuring alignment to the firm strategy, designing experiential and formal learning opportunities, driving follow-through activities, and employing methods to measure retention and effectiveness.

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!



Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017



  • Lead content, design, and delivery of annual training and “just-in-time” technical, industry, and other related events
  • Assess all existing learning platforms for continuous improvement, efficiency, and effectiveness (including Tax Academies). Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative feedback from participants, performance counselors, and other stakeholders, plus evaluate current trends and needs of the firm to revise programs appropriately.
  • Build impact plans for core programs that extend the learning beyond the classroom and implement methods that build accountability for learning with team members and performance counselors.
  • Manage communication plans to announce and introduce Tax programs ensuring all key stakeholders support and endorse programs as required. Ensure proper analysis and communication of CPE compliance status to team member, performance counselors, and Tax leadership
  • Manage vendors and internal faculty to design, develop, and implement programs as needed, includes selecting, monitoring and assessing instructor effectiveness. Identify appropriate internal instructors and facilitators for programs, properly prepare instructors through formal train-the-trainer programs and provide appropriate support tools for delivery.
  • Partner with internal firm administration resources to effectively manage learning events and venue logistics as required.
  • Collaborate with Learning & Talent Development team on the development and implementation of VBA initiatives for tax professionals.
  • Manage the technical onboarding experience for all levels of tax professionals – new and experienced hires.
  • Assess learning and performance improvement requests within Tax and make appropriate recommendations for solutions based on business needs, strategy and budget.
  • Implement firm standards for learning solution metrics to determine overall effectiveness, includes developing mechanisms to enhance, reinforce, and measure knowledge transfer and impact on work performance


  • Required, Bachelor's Degree (Accounting, Human Resources, Business Administration or related field). Preferred, Masters (MBA, Human Resources, Organizational Effectiveness or related field)
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in professional services firm
  • Experience in Learning & Development supporting Tax function desirable
  • Demonstrated skill in needs assessment, instructional design, curriculum development, group facilitation, training evaluation and presentation skills
  • Background in digital learning solutions preferred
  • Ability to provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding development strategies, display appropriate technical knowledge, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects
  • Sense of urgency, under promise and over deliver, ability to manage senior clients, well developed consultative skills, high energy, and excellent communicator.
  • Ability to travel and work non-traditional work schedules as required (25%)

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