My client is seeking a State and Local Tax Director for our New York City, Westchester and Phillidelphia office's. They are a growing nationally recognized full-service accounting, tax, and consulting firm. They are ranked the 22nd largest accounting firm in the US with over 900 partners and staff and 11 offices. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: Work directly with state auditors to resolve client audit issues. Assist personnel with sales tax and income tax questions. Research technical state tax issues and document conclusions with detailed memorandum. Work directly with clients to address state tax issues. Qualifications: BS/BA degree in Accounting. CPA and/or JD with advance degree in taxation (preferred). Federal income tax knowledge required. Minimum 10 years multistate state and local tax experience required. Advanced knowledge of Sales/use tax and income/franchise tax required. Knowledge of property tax, payroll tax and unclaimed property helpful but not required. Public accounting/Consulting experience required. Excellent research and writing skills required. State and local tax controversy experience required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including responsiveness to clients. Strong organizational skills are required; multi-tasking abilities. Approaches projects with a sense of urgency. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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