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State and Local Income Tax Consulting Manager

Job Details

Atlanta/Riverwood 200 - Atlanta, GA
Full Time
4 Year Degree


Bennett Thrasher, currently ranked among the largest CPA firms in the U.S., is a premier provider of professional tax, assurance, consulting, and wealth management services to businesses and high net worth individuals.  Consistently named one of the Best Accounting Firms to Work for in the United States by Accounting Today, Bennett Thrasher offers the expertise and opportunities of a large accounting firm, while also providing a commitment to culture and a family-like work atmosphere.


Bennett Thrasher (“BT”) has an opening for a State and Local Income Tax Consulting Manager.


A SALT Income Tax Manager 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 Income Tax experience and 4+ years of state and local tax experience.


Primary responsibilities:


  • 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
  • Research state and local tax laws, regulations, or other authoritative guidance
  • Calculate estimated state tax exposure using Excel
  • Provide accurate research and write technical memorandum in a concise, analytical format.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships across the firm
  • Support interns and non-state tax staff in professional development
  • Contribute and support new ideas.
  • Maintain open communication with management regarding projects’ progress and deadlines
  • Utilizes computer applications and relevant technology effectively


Job Requirements:

  • Senior level knowledge of state taxation
  • Undergraduate degree required, CPA or JD preferred
  • 2+ years of Income Tax experience and 4+ years of state and local tax experience
  • 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
  • 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.