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State and Local Tax Manager – Heavily Hybrid

Tampa, FL

Posted: 06/24/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire(TW Perm) Category: Tax Job Number: 21767 Pay Rate: $110,000 - $130,000

Job Description

State and Local Tax Manager – Heavily Hybrid

One of our long-term clients, a growing, PE owned company, is looking to add to their existing strong team. Are you looking for a leadership opportunity within tax that promotes a positive and collaborative culture, all while working for a simply outstanding team of professionals? Do you enjoy having the autonomy to lead a team while also having hands-on involvement in day-to-day initiatives and supporting the growth of a thriving business? The State and Local Tax Manager role focuses on leading and managing a team of tax professionals while overseeing the preparation and review of a variety of SALT tax returns. This position encompasses returns, including income, franchise, sales and use, tangible property, as well as ensuring compliance with applicable tax laws and regulations. The ideal candidate will be able to oversee the day-to-day operations, while evolving, streamlining, and automating processes and tools to position the company for growth. This role offers great visibility, both within key accounting & financial leadership, as well as with cross-functional counterparts. The model candidate will have an innovative mindset, enjoy being a change agent, and will thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Our client offers a hybrid work setting, solid benefits, and a highly competitive compensation package. Interested in learning more and having a seat at the table? APPLY TODAY! Successful completion of background and drug testing required.

State and Local Tax Manager - Benefits and Compensation

  • Professional working environment
  • Exceptional leadership
  • Solid career growth potential and high visibility
  • Medical & dental insurance
  • Highly competitive compensation of up to $110,000 – 130,000, plus bonus potential!

State and Local Tax Manager - Job Duties: 

  • Supervise the preparation and review of various tax returns, ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • Educate internal teams on tax matters and ensure awareness across the organization
  • Develop and implement tax policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance
  • Identify and implement improvements in tax processes and information gathering
  • Conduct research on SALT tax issues, providing solutions for risk management and cost savings
  • Lead and manage a team of SALT tax professionals, offering direction, training, and support
  • Stay informed about changes in SALT tax laws and regulations and update internal teams accordingly
  • Collaborate with various departments to align SALT tax strategies with business goals
  • Assist with tax matters related to mergers and acquisitions, including integrating new entities
  • Review complex tax returns and related documentation for multiple jurisdictions
  • Represent the organization in tax audits, appeals, and other proceedings

State and Local Tax Manager – Skills / Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of tax experience, including strong exposure to multistate income and indirect taxes
  • Partnership taxation and state and local flow-through income tax laws a plus
  • Proven tax experience within almost all 50 states
  • Prior supervisory skills and ability to multi-task
  • Proficiency in tax software and research tools, as well and Microsoft Office
  • Advanced technical and analytical skills required 
  • Superb attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and excellent communication skills required 


At Taylor White, we specialize in Accounting & Finance roles in Tampa Bay.  Our industry knowledge, combined with our extensive recruiting experience, means we not only know what you're looking for...we know how to find it!  For more information, please contact us via our website at www.taylorwhite.com.

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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