General information

Senior Consultant | State and Local Tax
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Kansas City
United States
Job Category
Tax Specialty
Salt Serv
Advertised Location
Kansas City
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

At FORVIS, we view state taxes as an opportunity to save. In this position, you will 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, 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 many more thorough understandings of multi-state sales & use taxes. 


How you will contribute: 

  • Identifying optimal filing options 
  • Analyzing and reviewing apportionment information 
  • Supervising client engagements 
  • Planning and researching tax issues 
  • Preparing technical memorandums 
  • Providing audit assistance 
  • Assisting with state income tax compliance 
  • Assisting with developing and supervising staff accountants 


We are looking for people with Forward Vision and: 

  • Understanding of multi-state income and franchise taxes 
  • Understanding of nexus and revenue sourcing issues 
  • High-level analytical and reasoning skills 
  • The ability to meet the stringent deadlines of our clients 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite 
  • An ability to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and experience levels both verbally and in writing 
  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or another related field 
  • 3 to 6 years of professional experience preferably in public accounting  
  • Current CPA, J.D. or L.L.M designation preferred