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Deloitte Manager, Multistate & Local Tax in Nashville, Tennessee

Job Role Overview:

This role is part of the U.S. Firms' Taxes Direct Tax & Partner Tax Matters teams.

Job Overview & Key Relationships:

As our Multistate & Local Tax Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the US State and Local income and franchise tax accrual process, and for managing the state and local tax return preparation, filings, and payments. You will also be responsible for reviewing the state tax K-1 information prepared for Deloitte US Firms' partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the US State and Local income and franchise tax accrual process

  • Manage State and Local tax return preparation, filings and payments for partnership tax returns, composite nonresident returns, and nonresident withholding tax returns

  • Manage the annual partner state tax elections process and the collection of nonresident non-joiner affidavits; review withholding and composite taxes per partner calculations

  • Review state tax apportionment calculations and state add-back/subtraction adjustments

  • Review of partner state and local K-1 information for Deloitte US Firms' partners, and communications related thereto

  • Assisting with partner questions regarding complex multistate issues related to their Deloitte state K-1 information and withholdings

  • Manage reporting of state and local tax credits and incentives

  • Manage implementation of any multistate income tax related legislation enacted

  • Conduct multistate technical research as needed

  • Strive to continuously improve the State and Local tax accrual and compliance processes within tax operations, identifying and implementing best practices (including technology solutions) in a strong control environment

  • Manage State tax planning and forecasting initiatives in collaboration with other members of the Tax department and of the business; analyze opportunities for state tax savings

  • Manage State and Local direct tax audit function in response to inquiries and requests from authorities

  • Manage preparation and archiving of complete documentation on State tax positions and issues

  • Make recommendations on business and process improvements related to multistate matters

    Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Accounting/Taxation required

  • CPA or other relevant certification

  • Five (5) + years of prior Big 4 experience in state and local/multistate for pass-through entities

  • Maintains strong knowledge of tax compliance, tax reporting, tax research, and tax planning on a multi-state level

  • Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis

  • Ability to train and develop multistate staff

  • Ability to assist US firms in examinations before state revenue departments and to work directly with state auditors to resolve audit issues

  • Prior experience preparing and/or reviewing tax accruals / reserves

  • Apportionment and revenue sourcing for income, business activity and indirect taxes

  • State tax forecasting / planning experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Experience implementing tax compliance automation software projects; including knowledge of Thomson Reuters OneSource, GoSystems or other software

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.

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