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State and Local Tax Consultant Manager

Company: Leyton USA Inc
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description: The Company:Leyton is a global consultancy firm dedicated to helping companies of all sizes improve their business performance with innovation funding through underutilized tax strategies and incentives. Founded in 1997, we have grown to over 2000 employees in 13 countries, with US offices in Boston and San Francisco. Having a newer US presence gives us the feel of a startup with the financial stability of a larger company.Our sales and strategic teams initiate rewarding conversations with hundreds of firms in 70+ niche markets. So far we've helped over 25,000 companies uncover tax credits to help fund innovation and accelerate the growth of their business. Our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice is rapidly growing, and we are looking to expand our team to serve an even broader base of clients.Function of the role:Leading an energetic, ambitious, and supportive team, the primary focus of the role will be to assist businesses in navigating the complexities of their State & Local Tax affairs. Furthermore, you will meet with clients who operate across state lines, assist them by identifying and determining State & Local Tax exposures and opportunities, subsequently assisting them in rectifying these exposures and/or capitalizing on these opportunities.This is no ordinary SALT Team Lead role. The successful candidate will be able to provide strategic input and play a pivotal role in taking this exciting product offering to new heights. We are looking for someone who is ready to manage a team while possessing the ambition and desire to roll up their sleeves and deliver high quality services on their own too. What we offer you:Generous PTO including vacation, wellbeing days, and time to volunteer!Career Growth Opportunities - we're growing, fast!A voice in strategy, process, and your professional growthExtensive TrainingFlexible and autonomous work environmentComprehensive Benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, FSA's, 401k with matchMain Responsibilities will include:Manage a team of SALT Consultants, overseeing the client delivery process from initiation to completion, undertaking all necessary quality control tasks to maintain the highest standard of service delivery.Provide excellent client service to multi-state companies, direct communication with clients across the following services: Nexus studies across multiple state tax types, including sales & use tax, state income/franchise tax, and payroll (employment) tax, excise tax, and others Reverse Sales & Use Tax Audits. Prepare Voluntary Disclosure Agreements, and negotiate the terms of these agreements with the relevant state authorities. Other SALT services as required, including drafting private letter ruling requests, exemptions certificates, state tax registrations, and assistance with state-driven audit defense tasks. Manage client relationships, transitioning clients from one SALT service to another, identifying additional opportunities to assist.Maintain up to date knowledge of state and local tax case law. Planning, executing, directing, and completing projects and managing to budget within a given timeline.Preparing SALT revenue forecasts for Senior Leadership on a bi-annual basis.Support and provide strategic guidance to the sales and marketing departments, periodically joining SALT-related calls to provide subject matter expertise.Attend and run internal and external SALT webinars, conferences, and other events.Develop SALT thought leadership content, contributing to our Website blog and other social media channels.Requirements: Desired experience and skills:7+ years of State & Local Tax consulting experience Bachelor's degree, CPA or JD, with Big 4 or large regional accounting firm experience preferred;Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and excellent knowledge other MS Office applications.Experience dealing with state taxing authorities, either for sales and use tax or income/franchise tax matters.Experience dealing with Unclaimed Property consulting is preferred.Experience drafting private letter ruling requests.Experience working with workflow management software tools and CRMs.Strong managerial experience in remote and hybrid work environments.At Leyton, being a part of an individual's career journey would be our privilege and we'd love to be a part of yours! We know that talent comes in all forms and everyone has something to bring to the table. Our interview and hiring process involves recognizing a person's achievements, subject matter expertise, and passion, not just ticking the boxes next to a job description. If you have an interest in us or any of our roles, please do apply! We would be happy to speak with you! Physical Requirements:Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.Equal Employment Opportunity PolicyLeyton provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. PM22PI206744480

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