State and Local Tax Manager- Consulting focus
Baker Tilly

Minneapolis, Minnesota
$86,220.00 - $182,770.00 per year

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Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory CPA firm, providing clients with a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 41,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $4.7 billion.

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Baker Tilly , one of the fastest growing CPA advisory firms in the nation, has an incredible career opportunity for a State & Local Tax Manager- consulting focus to join our growing State & Local Tax (SALT) practice! Candidate ideally has income franchise and sales/ues tax experience and if not then income tax consulting experience is a must. Located near one of our Baker Tilly offcies highly preferred.

Our SALT practice is made up of 100+ professionals across the U.S., providing a full spectrum of services including Income & Franchise tax, Sales & Use tax, Real & Personal Property tax, Unclaimed Property and Voluntary Disclosure & Remediation by industry needs. As a member of this talented team, you will help clients capitalize on strategic ideas and planning techniques that ensure state and local tax compliance, reduce expenses and enhance cash flow.

You will enjoy this role if:

  • You would like to work directly with CFO's, owners and leaders from middle market and Fortune 500 companies to help them solve their most complex state & local tax challenges.
  • You want to continue to expand your leadership experiences and hone your consulting skills as a comprehensive SALT professional in areas such as, sales/income tax nexus and compliance, research projects, ruling requests, process review, reverse audits, and credits & incentives. Your work will be compliance and consulting focused.
  • You crave a leadership opportunity to help build a fast growing, entrepreneurial State & Local tax practice who is also down-to-earth and thrives in collaboration.
  • You want to be part of a firm that values specialty tax practices and is invested in your success, providing the resources and support for you to grow now, for tomorrow.
What you'll do:
  • Be a trusted advisor to middle market and Fortune 500 clients by providing strategic state and local tax compliance and consulting services that lower their tax rates, ensure they are in compliance and provide value across the spectrum of state and local taxes. This includes:
    • Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state reviews that analyze income, franchise, sales and use, payroll, valorem taxes, and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits and incentives and corporate structures that can reduce the client's tax burden
    • Research state tax issues including nexus determinations, taxability analyses and quantification of potential liabilities
    • Counsel clients on state and local tax controversies, including research, drafting client correspondence, prepare ruling requests and providing guidance in defending against state audits
    • Plan and execute tax projects requiring a wide scope of expertise, including due diligence and voluntary disclosure projects
    • Prepare technical memoranda on state and local tax issues for individuals, corporations, partnerships and LLCs
    • Maintain active communication with clients and make recommendations for business and process improvements, manage expectations and enhance value
  • Manage a group of staff and seniors on compliance engagements to ensure developmental skillsAssist with managing client engagement staffing, billings/collections, and ensure client profitability targets are met
  • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and externally with clients and the community
  • Invest in your professional development individually and through participation in firm wide learning and development programs
  • Support the growth and development of team members through the Baker Tilly Care and Teach philosophy, helping associates meet their professional goals

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or other related field required; Masters or advanced degree preferred
    • CPA, CMI or JD/ LLM required
    • Five (5) + year(s) experience in state and local tax, professional services firm experience preferred
    • 2+ year(s) of supervisory experience, mentoring and counseling associates desired
    • Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the "big picture" as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of projects.
    • Eligibility to work in the U.S., without sponsorship, highly preferred
Additional Information

For California, Colorado, New York and Washington: The compensation range for this role is $86,220 to $182,770. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location.


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