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Income/Franchise Tax Senior Associate - Remote eligible - Salt Lake City, UT

Quick Facts
Company Name:Eide Bailly
Location:Salt Lake City, UT
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Who We Are
Eide Bailly is one of the top 25 CPA and business advisory firms in the nation. We have over 40 offices in 15 states across the Midwest and western United States, and offer our staff and Partners the opportunity to serve a variety of industries. Founded in 1917, our culture is the foundation of who we are, and we pride ourselves on supporting our employees to help them achieve their goals and pursue their interests both in the office and at home. At Eide Bailly we are passionate about the clients we serve, the work we do, and most importantly, having fun while we do it!

Why You'll Love Working Here
At Eide Bailly we believe respect is how to treat everyone, not just those you want to impress. Our culture focuses on collaboration to achieve career growth. We promote happy employees by making work/life balance a priority along with being actively involved in our communities. Our dedication to service can be seen through the Firm's decision to match charitable donations made by employees, as well as providing opportunities to volunteer throughout the year. Most importantly, we like to have fun! We offer a professional and fun work environment with frequent lunch and learns, socials, contests, outings and other events.

Typical Day in the Life
As a member of the National Tax Office State & Local Team, you will have the opportunity to work on a variety of state and local income/franchise tax projects, including tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, audit management, taxability research, writing and correspondence.

A typical day as an Income/Franchise Tax Senior Associate might include the following:

  • Research and review state and local income/franchise tax matters, including nexus determination, taxability analysis and quantification of potential liabilities.
  • Assist clients with various compliance matters including income/franchise tax return preparation and review.
  • Respond to notices issued by states and local tax jurisdictions.
  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies including preparing clients for discussions with auditors, assisting with the representation of clients at administrative appeals, appeal meetings and preparing written protests.
  • Assist with the negotiation and drafting of settlement terms with state and local taxing authorities.
  • Assist with the identification and presentation of multistate tax opportunities to internal and external clients.
  • Prepare and review memoranda on state and local tax issues for corporations, partnerships and LLCs.
  • Prepare and review ruling requests and respond to state and local tax audits.
  • Manage voluntary disclosure projects.
  • Assist with due diligence projects.
  • Develop multistate expertise by keeping current with latest legislation and case law related to state income/franchise tax
  • Participate in practice development activities focused on forming strong relationships with clients, prospective clients and governmental personnel.
  • Ensure timely and accurate performance on assigned projects.
  • Maintains compliance with project budgets, turnaround times, and deadlines.

Who You Are
  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (required); a Master's of Taxation, MBA, LLM in Taxation or JD are preferred.
  • You have 2+ years of experience with state and local income/franchise tax (required).
  • You have a Valid CPA license or JD, or are working towards obtaining CPA license or JD
  • You have a well-rounded knowledge of state and local tax principles and experience with tax research
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • You have the ability to work on multiple projects and meet deadlines by setting priorities with work projects.
  • You have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and clients.
  • You are proficient with Microsoft Office Excel and Word
Must be authorized to work in the United States permanently without the requirement of sponsorship at any point in the future.

What to Expect Next
We'll be in touch! If you look like the right fit for our position, one of our recruiters will be reaching out to schedule a phone interview with you to learn more about your career interests and goals. In the meantime, we encourage you to check us out on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , LinkedIn or our About Us page.


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