Senior Tax Associate

Overview

Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 146 territories, with 36,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.9 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

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Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.

Responsibilities

Are you interested in joining one of the fastest growing public accounting firms?

If yes, consider joining Baker Tilly (BT) as a Tax Senior Associate in our Manhattan office (currently working remote)!

This is a great opportunity to be a valued business advisor delivering industry-focused tax advisory and compliance services. As one of the fastest growing firms in the nation, BT has the ability to offer you upward career trajectory, flexibility in how and where you get your work done and meaningful relationships with clients, teammates and leadership who truly care about you and your development.

You will enjoy this role if:

  • You are looking for an opportunity to build your career becoming an industry expert to the clients you serve. This includes Real Estate/Construction, Private Equity, Professional Services and Commercial Service clients. Baker Tilly Industries
  • You can see yourself as a trusted business advisor, working face-to-face with clients to find creative solutions to complex accounting and business challenges
  • You want to work for a leading CPA advisory firm that serves middle market clients and whose owners have both their clients’ and employees’ best interests in mind and are transparent in their decisions
  • You value your development and want to work for a firm that provides you the autonomy to own your schedule and career through structured programs (ask us about My Time Off, My Development!)
  • You thrive in an environment that offers the resources & training of a top 10 firm with a “small firm feel”
  • You want to grow professionally and develop your client service and technical accounting skills to build a career with endless opportunities now, for tomorrow
  • What you will do:

  • Be a trusted member of the engagement team providing various federal tax compliance and consulting services to industry specific clients:

    • Provide tax compliance and advisory services to S-corporations, partnerships, individuals and corporations ranging from middle market to multinational companies
    • Participate in tax research projects on a variety of tax issues, help to draft IRS responses and address other tax authority inquiries
    • Team with leaders on special projects in various areas of corporate and flow through taxation, with a heavy focus on partnerships
    • Develop recommendations for the client to consider and share with leadership to discuss and strategize
    • Communicate and team with specialty tax practices on complicated tax matters in the state and local, high net worth, international, research and development along with credits and incentives areas
  • Learn and grow from direct on the job coaching and mentoring along with participating in firm wide learning and development programs
  • Utilize your entrepreneurial skills to network and build strong relationships internally and with your clients
  • Support the growth and development of team members through the Baker Tilly Care and Teach philosophy, helping associates meet their professional goals
  • Enjoy friendships, social activities and team outings that encourage a work-life balance

Qualifications

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or law, or a related degree in business, and sufficient course work and credits to sit for the CPA and/or Bar exam in the state you are being considered
  • CPA or JD license preferred
  • Two (2)+ years of experience providing federal tax compliance and consulting services in a public accounting firm
  • Demonstrated skills in the areas of time management, communication, interpersonal skills, relationship building, collaboration, and problem solving
  • Strong leadership, project management, organizational and analytical skills, initiative, adaptability
  • Microsoft Suite skills
  • Highly developed software and Microsoft Suite skills
  • Eligibility to work in the U.S. without sponsorship preferred

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