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State and Local Tax Senior

Job Details

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

At Bennett Thrasher, we offer the expertise and opportunities of a large accounting firm, while providing a commitment to culture and a family-like work atmosphere. By joining our firm, you’ll have immediate opportunities to collaborate on meaningful work with clients in a variety of industries, and work together with other associates across practices. You’ll not only be able to dive into challenging projects with a diverse set of clients, you’ll also have opportunities to participate in firm activities that reflect your individual passions; from our Business Resource Groups to the BT Foundation.


We work hard to help our clients solve challenges, but we also believe in taking time for what matters and offer benefits for you that reflect this mindset. We offer a competitive benefits program that includes generous vacation time, exceptional opportunities for growth and flexibility in both our dress code and work model. Apply today to learn more about how you can excel in a career with Bennett Thrasher.


Bennett Thrasher (“BT”) has an opening for a  SALT Senior to provide 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.



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


  • Senior level knowledge of state taxation
  • Undergraduate degree required, CPA or JD preferred
  • Ideally, intermediate (or greater) skillset with Microsoft Excel
  • 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.