General information

State & Local Tax Senior Consultant | Income Tax
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
United States
Job Category
Tax Specialty
Salt Serv
Advertised Location
Dallas, Houston
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

At FORVIS, we view state taxes as an opportunity to save.  We look for opportunities for savings in the area of state and local taxes (SALT). Our SALT team has extensive training in tax accounting, tax law, compliance, audits and economic development benefits, and experience with the tax laws in many states. Our SALT solutions apply to sales and use taxes, income and franchise taxes, property taxes, credits and incentives, and a thorough understanding of multi-state sales & use taxes.    


How you will contribute:  

  • Identifying optimal filing options  
  • Analyzing and reviewing apportionment information  
  • Understanding nexus and revenue sourcing issues  
  • Supervising client engagements  
  • Planning and researching tax issues  
  • Identifying and understanding income tax credit opportunities  
  • Preparing technical memorandums  
  • Providing audit assistance  
  • Assisting with state tax due diligence reviews, which includes a review of target company state and local tax filings, analysis of state tax compliance policies and procedures, quantification of possible exposures, tax research to verify findings, and ability to draft report of findings 


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:  

  • Understanding of multi-state income, franchise, and gross receipts taxes  
  • High-level analytical and reasoning skills   
  • Experience utilizing compliance software to complete returns  
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines of our clients   
  • Strong PC skills as well as proficiency with the rest of the MS Office suite   
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills   
  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture  


Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field  
  • 5 to 7 years of professional experience – public accounting experience is preferred but not required  
  • Current CPA license, J.D. or L.L.M designation  
  • Income tax compliance experience  
  • Proficient with ONESOURCE income tax preparation software and ONESOURCE tax provision software preferred