Title Tax Associate, Manager/Principal- SALT
Categories CPA Firm Positions
Salary $90K – 300K
Industry CPA Firm

Big 4 and large, regional CPA firms seeks SALT specialist to join their tax department 


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

  • Determining clients’ state and local tax burden through compliance and advisory services for C and S corporations and partnerships.
  • Handling day to day SALT needs for clients
  • Preparing/reviewing tax returns and payments
  • Performing tax audits
  • Handling state & local tax controversy issues & determining the best way to avoid these issues in the future.
  • Handling protests & preparing clients for meetings with auditors, and representing the clients at all hearings.
  • Supervising, training and evaluating advanced level staff
  • Coaching, mentoring and assisting staff so they can develop and assist in the growth of the tax function
  • Maintaining knowledge of new tax issues and general business trends that affect the client
Job Information

The right candidate will have:

  • BS in Accounting
  • MS, JD, or LLM in tax a big plus.
  • CPA or parts passed highly preferred for Associate level, a must for levels Manager and above
  • 2-5 years’ experience (Tax Associate position) and 8+ years’ experience (Tax Manager/Principal) in CPA tax department or similar industry experience with a specialization in SALT
  • Solid understanding of state & local income & franchise tax, sales & use tax laws, regulations, policies & procedures, tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits & state controversy work
  • Strong team player
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills

All candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the US

Location New York, NY
Date Posted 08/01/2020
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