Senior Tax Associate - State and Local Tax

  • Andersen Tax
  • Melville, NY, USA
  • Jun 29, 2020
Full time Accounting

Job Description

As a member of the State and Local Tax (SALT) practice, Senior Associates participate in the tax planning, consulting, and compliance process on innovative state and local jurisdictional projects, working closely with the Commercial and Private Client Services in reviewing multi-state returns and identifying client issues. Senior Associates prepare and review tax returns and tax controversy audit support, as well as managing the work product of Experienced Associates on various engagements. Senior Associates must possess strong technical knowledge of tax planning, consulting, and compliance for both state and jurisdictional tax. Senior Associates interact heavily with management on a day-to-day basis and are expected to assist Managers in identifying and researching various client issues, and regularly communicate with clients.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required;
  • Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree preferred, minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • Advanced credential preferred (i.e. CPA or JD);At least 2 years relevant work experience, preferably with an accounting firm;
  • Strong leadership, multitasking and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Ability to interact with, and gain respect of, all levels of internal and client personnel;
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills;
  • Proficient use of technology including MS Excel and tax preparation software; and
  • Strong attention to detail.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Andersen Tax welcomes and encourages workforce diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation (including gender identity and gender expression), mental disability, physical disability, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), age, marital status, military status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws or regulations. All qualified individuals, including those with criminal histories, will be considered in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. Additionally, we make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities