State and Local Tax Senior
Job Details
Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA
Full Time
4 Year Degree

Job purpose

A SALT senior provides critical assistance in addressing clients’ state and local tax issues.

While the job entails much in the way of building and manipulating Excel models and researching and communicating (both written and orally) about SALT matters, we are ultimately looking for someone who is passionate about tax and passionate about building a truly excellent SALT practice along with us.

Must have 2+ years of state and local tax experience.

Duties and responsibilities                                                                                                            

Commitment to Client Service

  • Develop effective working relationships with clients and colleagues;
  • Collaborate with others to provide quality service to clients;
  • Communicate professionally with clients under supervision of managers and seniors;
  • Translate verbose tax laws and regulations into digestible, client-facing content.

Technical Skills

  • Research state and local tax laws, regulations, or other authoritative guidance;
  • Calculate estimated state tax exposure using Excel; and
  • Provide accurate research and write technical memorandum in a concise, analytical format.

Leading People

  • Build and maintain positive relationships across the firm;
  • Support interns and non-state tax staff in professional development; and
  • Contribute and support new ideas.

Business Results

  • Maintain open communication with management regarding projects’ progress and deadlines;
  • Utilizes computer applications and relevant technology effectively; and

Executive Presence

  • Participates in Firm events; and
  • Commits to outside reading, studying and professional growth.


Qualifications include:

  • Senior level knowledge of state taxation;
  • Undergraduate degree required, CPA or JD preferred;
  • Ideally, intermediate (or greater) skill set with Microsoft Excel;
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Time management, organizational and prioritization skills­­­­­­; and
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple engagements simultaneously.

Bennett Thrasher is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; national origin; sex; pregnancy; sexual orientation; gender identity and/or expression; age; disability; genetic information, citizenship status; military service obligations or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.