State and Local Tax - Income Franchise Senior Associate

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The firm is looking for a State & Local Tax (SALT) Sr. Associate to join our SALT practice in our Minneapolis, MN office.    


Position Description:

  • Understand the principles of multi-state income taxation of corporations, partnerships, S Corporations, trusts and individuals with the ability to research and resolve technical issues.  This includes an understanding of nexus, apportionment, unitary filing, ASC 740, income modifications, net operating losses, nonbusiness income and statutory credits
  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which include preparing clients for discussions with auditors, representing clients at administrative appeals hearings and preparing written protests
  • Team with federal income tax professionals to provide support for compliance clients and identify state tax issues that may arise for our existing middle market clients including review of tax returns
  • Research pending legislation and assist with determining state tax impact
  • Participate in internal and external training courses
  • Supervise, mentor and develop staff members and interns
  • Manage tax assignments and related projects

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Advanced degree such as JD and/or LLM or Masters of Taxation
  • 3+ years of current or recent experience in public accounting, law firm, or corporate tax department

Basic Qualifications:


  • CPA certification if qualified to sit for the CPA, or other professional designation
  • BS Degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Experience with state tax research, analysis, planning and compliance
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong presentation and verbal communication skills

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req3606
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: SALT IF
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3606
Location: 801 Nicollet Mall, West Tower, Ste 1100, Minneapolis, MN US
Region: Central Region
Job Category: Tax
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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