Tax Senior Associate - SALT State & Local Tax

CohnReznick LLP
Parsippany, New Jersey
Apr 16, 2024
Apr 25, 2024
Work Mode
Hybrid, Remote
Full Time
Employment Type
Organization Type
As CohnReznick grows, so do our career opportunities. As one of the nation's top Professional Services and Business Advisory firms, we foster teams in Advisory, Assurance, and Tax services that value innovation and collaboration in everything they do!

We currently have an exciting career opportunity for a Senior Tax Associate to join our SALT team within our National Tax group. This position can be based in our Parsippany, NJ office or remotely.


This position will support our National Tax Team, which in turn supports the firm's broader tax practice. The right candidate will have a growth mindset and look for ways to expand their knowledge within both the tax space associated with their specialized services and varying industries.

They will also be eager to collaborate on thought leadership, webinars, and seminars while remaining results focused on assisting both internal and external clients in achieving their wide-ranging business goals.


At CohnReznick, we're united by a common mission to create opportunity, value, and trust for our clients, our people, and our communities. Whether it's working alongside your peers to solve a client challenge, or volunteering together at the local food bank, there are so many ways to find your "why" at the firm.

We believe it's important to balance work with everyday life - and make time for enjoyment and fun. We invest in a robust Total Rewards package that includes everything from generous PTO, a flexible work environment, expanded parental leave, extensive learning & development, and even paid time off for employees to volunteer.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Leading state and local tax audits of direct and indirect taxes and advocating for our clients throughout the controversy process.
  • Compiling and reviewing client records and assist in the preparation of reconciliations in anticipation of meetings with state tax authorities during audits.
  • Preparation of deliverables in nexus and taxability reviews including conducting necessary research and arriving at conclusions.
  • Reviewing clients' books and records to identify jurisdictions in which nexus has been triggered for both income/franchise, gross receipts, and sales and use tax purposes and reviewing client contracts and invoices to identify the sales taxability of various revenue streams across jurisdictions.
  • Preparing client deliverables and advising clients on exposure, mitigation strategies and preparing voluntary disclosures and managing the process from start to finish.
  • Supporting the tax team on state and local compliance questions that arise.
  • Researching and drafting alerts on breaking developments in state and local tax law.
  • Researching multistate tax issues and drafting technical memoranda on various state tax matters as requested by clients.
  • Serving as a technical resource on state & local tax matters and advising clients in a wide range of industries.


The successful candidate will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; Master's in Tax is a plus.
  • CPA, CMA, CMI, CFE, JD or LLM is preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in state and local tax required. Prior tax experience in a public accounting firm, a law firm or state and local tax governmental agency required.

After reviewing this job posting, are you hesitating to apply because you don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that we are less likely to apply to jobs unless we meet every single qualification. At CohnReznick, we are dedicated to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, so if you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we still encourage you to apply.

You may be just the right candidate for this or one of our other roles.

CohnReznick is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive team to drive business results and create a better future every day for our team members, clients, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

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