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State and Local Tax Manager- Income Tax

Company: Baker Tilly US, LLP
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing clients a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage with critical mass and top-notch talent in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 148 territories, with 36,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.0 billion.
Many of Baker Tilly's roles have the opportunity to work remotely. Please discuss with your talent acquisition professional to understand the requirements for an opportunity you are exploring.
Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.
#remote#LI-AH2Responsibilities:Baker Tilly , one of the fastest growing CPA advisory firms in the nation, has an incredible career opportunity for a State & Local Tax Manager that focuses on income tax matters to join our growing State & Local Tax (SALT) practice!
Our SALT practice is made up of 40+ professionals across the U.S., providing a full spectrum of services including Income & Franchise tax, Sales & Use tax, Real & Personal Property tax, Unclaimed Property and Voluntary Disclosure & Remediation by industry needs. As a member of this talented team, you will help clients capitalize on strategic ideas and planning techniques that ensure state and local tax compliance, reduce expenses and enhance cash flow.
You will enjoy this role if:

  • You would like to work directly with CFO's, owners and leaders from middle market and Fortune 500 companies to help them solve their most complex state & local tax challenges.
  • You want to continue to expand your leadership experiences and hone your consulting skills as a comprehensive SALT professional in areas such as, sales tax nexus, research projects, ruling requests, process review, reverse audit, credits & incentives and property tax. Most of your work will be consulting focused!
  • You crave a leadership opportunity to help build a fast growing, entrepreneurial State & Local tax practice who is also down-to-earth and thrives in collaboration.
  • You want to be part of a firm that values specialty tax practices and is invested in your success, providing the resources and support for you to grow now, for tomorrow.
    What you'll do:
    • Be a trusted advisor to middle market and Fortune 500 clients by providing strategic state and local tax consulting services that lower their tax rates, ensure they are in compliance and provide value across the spectrum of state and local taxes. This includes:
      • Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state reviews that analyze income, franchise, sales and use, payroll, valorem taxes, and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits and incentives and corporate structures that can reduce the client's tax burden
      • Research state tax issues including nexus determinations, taxability analyses and quantification of potential liabilities
      • Counsel clients on state and local tax controversies, including research, drafting client correspondence, prepare ruling requests and providing guidance in defending against state audits
      • Plan and execute tax projects requiring a wide scope of expertise, including due diligence and voluntary disclosure projects
      • Prepare technical memoranda on state and local tax issues for individuals, corporations, partnerships and LLCs
      • Maintain active communication with clients and make recommendations for business and process improvements, manage expectations and enhance value
      • Assist with managing client engagement staffing, billings/collections, and ensure client profitability targets are met
      • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and externally with clients and the community
      • Invest in your professional development individually and through participation in firm wide learning and development programs
      • Support the growth and development of team members through the Baker Tilly Care and Teach philosophy, helping associates meet their professional goalsQualifications:
        • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field required; Masters or advanced degree preferred
        • CPA or JD/ LLM required
        • Five (5) + year(s) experience in state and local tax, professional services firm experience preferred
        • 2+ year(s) of supervisory experience, mentoring and counseling associates desired
        • Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects.
        • Eligibility to work in the U.S., without sponsorship, highly preferred

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