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Deloitte State Income and Franchise Tax Consultant II - Multistate in Houston, Texas

Are you a junior tax professional who wants to specialize in state income and franchise tax? Are you looking for a challenging career that will explore the complexity of state taxes? If you are ready to make a greater impact on organizations by combining tax consulting solutions and innovative technology, then Deloitte's Multistate Tax Services practice should be your next career choice!

We are looking for a sharp, analytical Tax Consultant who is ready to take on new challenges and join one of the largest Multistate Tax practices in the United States.

What you'll do

As a Tax Consultant within the Multistate Tax Services group, you will be a valuable member on tax engagements and assist in providing state tax consulting and compliance services to a diverse client base in various industry sectors. Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing partnership and corporate state tax returns and appropriate work papers with attention to multistate tax concepts such as apportionment, nexus, unitary filings, and flow-through taxation.

  • Coordinating with an in-house tax preparation team within Deloitte and reviewing prepared state tax returns on selected engagements.

  • Working directly with and coordinating with clients' tax departments on various tax projects.

  • Preparing and/or reviewing estimated payment and withholding calculations and related filings.

  • Researching state tax legislation for consulting projects related to tax planning and compliance.

  • Assisting with audit defense for state tax notices.

The Team

Deloitte's Multistate Tax Services (MTS) group is the largest State and Local Tax (SALT) practice in the United States with more than 1,000 professionals nationwide.Our Multistate Tax professionals include former state tax auditors and administrators, industry personnel, tax practitioners, accounting specialists, and technology personnel with numerous years of multistate tax experience. Collectively, our team has significant experience with the requirements and nuances of jurisdictions in all 50 states. Our specific services include state income and franchise tax, indirect tax, business restructuring, credits and incentives, sales and use tax outsourcing, excise tax, property tax, state strategic tax review, and state tax controversy.



  • 1 - 3 years' experience in state income and franchise tax

  • Preparation and/or review experience of state income and franchise tax returns

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field

  • One of the following accreditations obtained, in process, or willing able to obtain:

  • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA

  • If not CPA eligible:

  • Licensed attorney

  • Enrolled Agent

  • Excellent presentation and communications skills

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.

  • Ability to travel 10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax or JD and/or LLM

  • Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience

  • Experience with state tax planning, tax research, and tax analysis

  • Excellent research and writing skills

  • Supervisory experience


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.