Tax Senior Manager, State and Local Tax

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions. 


Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit. 




FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at 


Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.


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At FORVIS, we view state taxes as an opportunity to save. We look for opportunities for savings in the area of state and local taxes (SALT). Our SALT team has extensive training in tax accounting, tax law, compliance, audits, and economic development benefits, and experience with the tax laws in many states. Our SALT solutions apply to sales and use taxes, income and franchise taxes, property taxes, credits and incentives, and many more thorough understandings of multi-state sales & use taxes. 


How you will contribute: 

  • Being well-versed in sales & use tax returns 
  • Identifying optimal filing options 
  • Analyzing and reviewing apportionment information 
  • Consistently identifying engagement and operating opportunities for improvement and providing timely solutions and consultation 
  • Understanding nexus and revenue sourcing issues 
  • Managing multiple concurrent engagements without disruption or loss of control and within scheduled deadlines 
  • Planning and researching tax issues 
  • Managing multiple client relationships, billings, and resource needs 
  • Preparing technical memorandums 
  • Providing audit assistance 
  • Assisting with state income tax & sales/use tax compliance 
  • Assisting in managing, developing, and coaching professional staff 


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and: 

  • Experience managing multiple client engagements 
  • Team and engagement management skills 
  • Innovative ideas to servicing clientele 
  • High-level analytical and reasoning skills 
  • Ability to meet the stringent deadlines of our clients
  • Understanding of client service relationships and how to utilize firm resources to provide unmatched client service to existing clients 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture 




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field 
  • 8 years or more of professional experience – public accounting experience is required, but the experience can include a combination of public accounting (tax) and/or industry 
  • CPA license or J.D. and/or L.L.M designation preferred


Applicants for positions with FORVIS must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verifications of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.



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