State & Local Sales/Use Tax Associate/Senior Associate - Remote eligible

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Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

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
You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of state and local sales/use tax projects, including tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, audit management, taxability research, writing and correspondence. Participates in development of the SALT (State & Local Tax) practice.

A typical day as a State and Local Sales/Use Tax Associate/Senior Associate might include the following:
  • Research and review state sales tax and transactional tax issues including nexus determinations and taxability reviews.
  • Assists clients with various compliance matters.
  • Responds to notices issued by states and local tax jurisdictions.
  • Assists 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.
  • Assists with the negotiation and drafting of settlement terms with state and local taxing authorities.
  • Assists with the identification and presentation of multistate tax opportunities to internal and external clients.
  • Prepares and reviews memoranda on state and local tax issues.
  • Prepares and reviews ruling requests and respond to state and local tax audits.
  • Assesses and manages voluntary disclosure projects.
  • Assists in internal and external due diligence projects on an as-needed basis.
  • Develops multistate expertise by keeping current with latest legislation and case law.
  • Participates in practice development activities focused on forming strong relationships with clients, prospective clients and governmental personnel.

Who You Are
  • You have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Master's of Taxation, MBA, LLM in Taxation or JD preferred
  • You have prior tax accounting experience in a professional services firm preferred; experience with state and local sales/use taxation a plus. 1+ years of experience in sales and use tax a plus
  • You have a valid Certified Public Accountant license or working towards obtaining CPA license required; sales/use tax certification (CMI) a plus.
  • You have a well-rounded knowledge of state and local tax accounting principles
  • You have the ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
  • 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 computers, Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) and related programs.
  • You have experience with sales tax software programs such as Avalara, Vertex or TaxJar a plus.
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.