PKF O'Connor Davies

Senior Tax Associate - State and Local Tax

Job Locations US-CT-Stamford
# of Openings


The SALT Senior will be part of a team handling multiple tax engagements. The Senior will deliver state tax services for our diverse client base. This individual will assist in serving as a consultant and representative on state business income, personal income, sales and use, payroll and other state taxes. The individual will be responsible for drafting memoranda and other tax correspondence as well as creating spreadsheets. The senior will address tax credits including the research credit, tax audits, voluntary disclosure agreements, and tax filing positions. Preparation and review of sales and other tax returns on a limited basis will also be part of the State and Local Tax Senior position.

Essential Duties

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of client’s businesses.
  • Work closely with Tax Manager and Partner to satisfy the needs with planning compliance.
  • Understand and manage firm risk on tax services performed.
  • Research, write and consult on various tax engagements.
  • Respond to inquiries from state tax authorities.
  • Prepare sales tax and other tax returns.
  • Train and Supervise staff along with reviewing and evaluating their work.
  • Manage multiple clients, budgets and production goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Masters in taxation or relevant field.
  • A CPA, JD, or CFP or other related experience or certification relevant to an area of specialization.  
  • 3+ years prior experience in public accounting and tax.
  • Strong accounting and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in being part of a team that encourages improvement and innovation.
  • Should have some understanding with risks associated with technical tax positions and be able to communicate these risks to the partner.
  • Ability to meet challenging client requirements, provide services and possess strong communication, interpersonal, analytical and research capabilities.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and make sound decisions and recommendations in client related matters pertaining to tax returns.


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