IST - State and Local Tax Exp Associate in Albany, New York | DiversityInc Careers

IST - State and Local Tax Exp Associate

A career within State and Local Tax services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients solve their business issues related to business restructuring, adoption of new tax laws, and communicating local tax developments. You’ll help with assessing our client’s state and local tax burden and recommend solutions that support their overall business objectives to ensure that their filling positions are consistent with good business practices and with the states applicable tax laws and rules. Our team helps our clients transform risk and compliance related to state and local taxes into a business advantage by aligning their state tax plan with the business strategy. You’ll help with issues related to abandoned and unclaimed property, income and franchise tax, payroll and employment tax, credits and incentives, and indirect tax.


As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project
  • Prepare deliverables
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
  • Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences: 

Basic Qualifications: 

Minimum Degree Required: 
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 
1 year(s) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Degree Preferred: 
Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study: 
Accounting, Taxation

Certification(s) Preferred: 
CPA or commitment to pass CPA exam before being promoted to Manager and thereafter obtain CPA licensure or Member of the Bar.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills: 
Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in general tax accounting and state and local tax laws.

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas: 
- Leveraging knowledge of tax research, compliance, and consulting as it relates to multi-state jurisdictions; 
- Identifying and addressing client needs; 
- Building solid relationships with clients; 
- Developing an awareness of Firm services; 
- Communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; 
- Delivering clear requests for information; 
- Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; 
- Communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor; 
- Understanding personal and team roles; 
- Contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; 
- Proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; and, 
- Providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.Advertisement
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