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State & Local Tax California Franchise Senior Associate

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Job Category:   Tax
Line of Service:   Tax
Location(s):   CA-Sacramento
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Level:   Senior Associate
Job ID:   106322BR
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We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description
The mission of the State and Local

Tax (SALT) practice is to assist clients by assuring that their state and local tax burden is consistent with good business practices and states' applicable tax laws and rules. Our State and Local team assists clients with their state and local income based taxes, net worth based franchise taxes, transaction taxes such as sales use taxes, employment taxes, credits and incentives, and abandoned and unclaimed property (AUP), with the income/franchise and sales/use tax segments constituting the practice's major service areas. Because state and local tax issues impact virtually every company, regardless of size, a substantial portion of our State and Local Tax market is found in every market segment
- multinational companies, midcap companies, middle market and start-up companies. In addition, the State and Local Tax practice's combined experience allows us to provide clients with deep insight into state issues and policy matters.

Our national practice provides us with the ability to serve clients with professionals from the Firms regions best suited to address their issues, without regard to geographic barriers.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or business related field provided all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations

Certification(s) Required: CPA or commitment to pass CPA exam before being promoted to Manager and thereafter obtain CPA licensure, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar

Knowledge Preferred:
Considerable knowledge of complex, high-value, income, property, and sales and use tax issues, consulting clients on a variety of state and local tax issues ranging from tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, audit management, and compliance work for companies with presence in multiple taxing jurisdictions.

Skills Preferred:
Considerable technical skills in all state and local tax matters, including tax planning, consulting, compliance, restructuring, controversy and audit defense.
Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.
Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.

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