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Tax Senior

Staff Financial Group
Knoxville, TN, 37902
February 23, 2021


Our client has an immediate need for a Senior Tax Accountant with International experience at their Atlanta office. The job description is as follows:

Our client has a need for a Tax Senior in their Knoxville office. Job description is as follows:

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Senior Staff for a key role in an already robust and growing national practice providing specialized federal tax consulting to clients ranging from middle market companies to the Fortune 500. Due to the tremendous opportunities, a hard working, well organized professional will have the autonomy to be an integral part of the success of an already mature practice Current service offerings include:

Inventory and Accounting Methods

Cost Segregation

Transaction Cost Recovery Services

Research and Experimentation Credit

Meals and Entertainment

Domestic Production Deduction

Tax Controversies

The successful candidate will be prepared to work autonomously on engagements while reporting to engagement managers and providing guidance and oversight to less experienced staff.


- BS in Accounting required

- Masters in Taxation, JD or LLM is a plus

- CPA or eligibility to sit for CPA required

- 2 years of public tax experience

- Good presentation skills

- Strong project management skills and federal tax technical skills are required

- Willing to travel frequently

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please submit a copy of your resume to or select the link below to apply.


Roles / Responsibilities

The International Sr. Tax Accountant is responsible for working with our internal accounting groups in the preparation and review of the tax accounting/reporting for federal, state and foreign tax compliance for the assigned businesses. The successful candidate will be expected to gain an understanding of the business activities of the assigned entities to ensure proper tax treatment of business related issues. The International Sr. Tax Analyst will also have the responsibility to prepare responses to federal and state audit requests related to the assigned entities. This position will also be called upon to assist with various tasks related to the corporate oversight of tax compliance procedures.

Analyze tax return items in order to determine whether corrective action should be taken

Analyze details submitted by operating companies to ensure support of position taken on returns and compliance with tax law

Assist with tax provision interpretations and technical tax advice to project teams

Prepare and review income tax returns. Contact affiliated personnel to investigate relevant facts and documents, where needed

Consult with management to determine how the findings will affect the strategic and operating plan

Draft written responses to tax authorities

Build relationships and understand tax positions of various assigned businesses

Maintaining tax basis positions for assigned companies

Work Experience / Skills REQUIRED

2 + years of experience working in international tax compliance

4+ years in a financial or accounting role.

Demonstrated working knowledge of accounting theory to ascertain potential tax ramifications of complex business transactions

Experience with process improvement, proactively streamlining procedures and reporting

Demonstrated knowledge of a broad range of corporate tax matters, particularly federal tax provision and compliance experience

Excellent technical writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills

Strong interest and aptitude for project management

Strong compliance orientation

Strong desire to create value within the role and responsibilities assigned

Strong organization skills

Demonstrated workpaper documentation skills

Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

Education REQUIRED

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Work Experience/Skills PREFERRED

4 + years of experience working with corporate, partnership, and/or international tax compliance

Previous major CPA firm or large multi-national corporation experience

FAS 109 accounting experience for income taxes

Other corporate/partnership income tax experience


Masters degree in Taxation

CPA certification

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please send a copy of your resume to or select the link below to apply on line.