State and Local Tax Manager

State and Local Tax Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a State and Local Tax Manager to join our team.


  • Manage state income/franchise tax audits;
  • Identify opportunities and risks and make recommendations to manage tax liability;
  • Deliver profitable SALT services to our clients;
  • Research and resolve technical issues;
  • Proficient knowledge of ASC 740 and ability to review income tax accrual calculations;
  • Review complex consolidated and standalone corporate state income/franchise tax returns;
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly income;
  • Review tax provisions on audit and review engagements;
  • Lead best practices in the billing and collection process;
  • Manage tax assignments and related projects;
  • Conduct complex state tax research and draft/review technical memorandums;
  • Focus on the development and growth of SALT projects;
  • Manage multiple client engagements, engagement teams and staff;
  • Review work papers and tax returns;
  • Develop and maintain client relationships.


  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – thrives in an environment that is constantly changing and performs well with little guidance;
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP and ASC 740;
  • Acts as a business partner – collaborative mindset, can articulate complex issues and regulations to business leaders;
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management;
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of URGENCY;
  • Knowledge of state and local income tax and sales and use tax;
  • Technical background – professional with a demonstrated ability to lead a technical area.