State and Local Tax- Consultant

This position reports directly to the leader in charge of State and Local Taxes and will require an in-depth knowledge of corporate state income tax, indirect taxes and state compliance. The individual in this position should have a proven record of managing successful tax teams.

  

Principal Responsibilities: 

 

·         Review stand-alone and consolidated state “C-Corp” income tax returns prepared by tax managers and other tax staff. 

·         Assist with planning and other special projects.

·         Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel; support other CFGI team members.

·         Experience and interest in developing and mentoring junior team members.

 

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES 

 

·         Knowledge of the evaluation process and enhancement of client’s Indirect tax processes and/or systems.

·         Possess a deep knowledge of state and local tax sales and use tax laws and regulations.

·         Experience with planning, restructuring, audit defense, reverse audits and controversy work.

·         Experience with Sales Tax software applications such as Avalara and Vertex.

·         Ability to conduct tax research related to consolidated/unitary filing requirements, apportionment methodologies, and various multi-state issues.

·         Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.

·         Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills.

·         Demonstrated ability to be accountable for independently completing assignments.

Education/Experience Requirements:  

 

·         Minimum of 2+ years of broad based, relevant Big 4 accounting/or corporate tax experience. 

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field; Master’s in Taxation/CPA/JD preferred.

·         Travel –transportation required; willing to travel to local client sites.