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Tax Manager - SALT (Income & Franchise Tax)

Pittsburgh, PA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 06/07/2023 Job Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 6555

Job Description


As a Tax Manager – SALT (Income & Franchise), your responsibilities will generally include performing multi-state tax research on state and local income tax matters such as tax planning, implementation, due diligence, and controversies with state and local jurisdictions. To be successful you will need to demonstrate strong technical, leadership and communication skills. This is a dynamic opportunity to be part of a growing team and take on new challenges.

We are open to individuals working remotely for this opportunity.


  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advisory services, planning, technology, and controversies
  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which includes preparing clients for discussions with auditors, representing the client at hearings, appeal meetings, and preparing protests
  • Review information presented on state income tax returns before, during, and after preparation
  • Manage multi-disciplinary, multi-state reviews that analyze income, franchise, sales & use, payroll, valorem taxes, and others to identify optimal filing options, exemptions, credits & incentives, and corporate structures that can minimize the client’s tax burden
  • Research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax controversies
  • Research and draft summaries of state tax legislation to communicate in-house and to clients
  • Supervise team and leverage their skills and abilities to effectively and efficiently complete engagements
  • Develop new clients through new business development efforts
  • Identify opportunities for other services



  • Progressive SALT consulting and technical experience in public accounting, a combination of public accounting and corporate environments, or state department of taxation/revenue
  • Multistate income/franchise tax experience mandatory, and must be eager to work on a variety of SALT issues


  • Experience with state tax technical research skills (i.e. BNA Bloomberg, RIA Checkpoint, CCH, etc.)
  • Ability to develop business and foster client relationships
  • Ability and desire to perform in a high-energy team environment
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, and combined state tax returns
  • Excellent writing, communication, and tax research skills, with experience writing technical memorandums and client proposals

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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