Grant Thornton’s tax specialists complement our clients’ accounting teams while maintaining their auditors’ independence with our compliance services and customized tax planning advice. We have capabilities to advise our clients on various tax strategies including federal tax services, state and local tax services, international tax services, industry tax services, family wealth planning, and compensation and benefit plan design as well as consulting on other complex tax matters.
Corporate Tax Senior Associate
The Corporate Tax Senior Associate works closely with staff on all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients. The Senior Tax Associate is primarily responsible for reviewing complex individual, trust, partnership, not-for-profit, S corporate, C corporate, and foreign tax returns; developing and supervising staff, preparing more complex tax returns; and assisting in client management and practice development activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax projects and managing to budget.
Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.
Review tax returns done by staff and make recommendations on return preparation regarding accuracy and tax savings opportunities; gain increasing responsibility in review process.
Prepare tax returns for more complex individual, trust, partnership, corporate, and foreign tax clients.
Research and consult on various tax matters; utilize tax-related software to prepare and process returns and research tax matters.
Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other tax authorities.
Required Skills and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
Previous tax return review experience.
Strong tax accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, consolidated federal tax returns, partnership returns, and combined state tax returns.
Ability to supervise staff and lead projects.
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Fast-Tax software, and CCH.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Two to four years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus.
Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.
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