Tax Consultant

Boston or New York Metro

Tax Consultant

WilliamsMarston is a premier accounting, tax and management consulting firm, advising some of the fastest growing and most dynamic companies in the world, providing the expertise and resources they need to succeed.

The Opportunity

The most talented professionals are attracted to the opportunity to solve the most complex problems. Building on your strong public accounting foundation, you will work closely with talented colleagues and our clients’ management, external auditors and tax advisors to address their most pressing challenges – accelerating your own career in the process.

As a Tax Consultant, you will focus primarily on the preparation of ASC 740 income tax provisions, their corresponding memos, tax compliance and research. You will apply your knowledge to understand potential tax issues, recognize and communicate potential risks to the client, and work with tax software applications to complete tax returns for review. In this role, you will:

ASC 740-10 (FAS 109 and FIN 48) Tax Provisions

  • Proactively apply ASC 740-10 standards
  • Prepare provision workpapers
  • Assess and prepare footnote disclosures in compliance with 740-10-55

 

Tax Compliance

  • Assist with engagement management by planning tax processes and procedures
  • Conduct detailed reviews on all returns and appropriate review notes for preparers, raising potential tax issues and identifying book-to-tax differences

 

Research

  • Appropriately identify circumstances requiring in-depth research
  • Concisely frame the issue, conduct research and document conclusions

 

Tax Consulting

  • Gather relevant information for controversy work
  • Document all significant tax positions by creating memos to the files and ensure proper supporting documentation is maintained

 

Interim Management

  • Assist clients’ finance and/or tax teams with short-term tax support
  • Serve as interim Tax Manager or in similar tax management roles

The Candidate

Highly motivated and well-rounded professionals committed to contributing to the growth and future success of our firm. Ideal candidates will possess the following:

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; advanced degree is preferred
  • CPA Preferred
  • 2 – 5 years of public accounting experience; corporate taxation; accounting for income taxes experience preferred
  • Experience with tax research databases, tax preparation software, and standard tax workpapers
  • Experience with tax provision software preferred

 

Preferred Skills and Areas of Focus

  • Ability to prepare income tax returns
  • Willingness to tackle complex problems, applying analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality client service
  • Capable of managing multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Team-oriented with a strong desire to contribute to the growth and success of the firm
  • Ability to meet internal and external deadlines

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Testimonial

I continue to be impressed and grateful with the level of attention and technical expertise your team consistently provides.

Senior Finance Director

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