Tax - Senior Associate-SALT Indirect Tax Sales & Use

Grant Thornton 10/22/2018 4:36:39 PM
JOB ID: 039895 Specialty:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




Indirect Tax - Senior Associate

Position Summary:

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services. Specifications regarding the posted position follows.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Review sales and use tax returns prepared by staff for accuracy and to recommend quality improvement opportunities.
Prepare sales and use tax returns for more complex clients.
Interact closely with clients regarding compliance and consulting matters.
Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters.
Respond to notices and inquiries from tax authorities.
Assist with managing engagements from start to finish, including budgeting, executing, directing, and delivering quality client tax services.
Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree; accounting/business major or other major with qualifying experience.
Previous sales tax return review experience.
Strong analytical, organization and communication skills; detail oriented.
Ability to supervise staff and lead projects.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Vertex Returns experience is a plus.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
CPA or CMI certification preferred, or actively pursuing.
Two to four years of progressive sales tax compliance experience; experience in public accounting is a plus.

Additional Information:

Ability to work additional hours as needed and occasional travel to various client sites.


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Requisition ID: 039895

Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania