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Company: CTI Education Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

SALT Managing Director - Income/Franchise JOB ID: 048378 Specialty: Houston , Texas

SALT Managing Director - Income/Franchise(Job Number: 048378)


Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world's leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We've never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you'll work with a team of professionals, dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions.

State and Local Tax Managing Director - Income/Franchise


Grant Thornton's core business is audit, tax and advisory services. In short, we strive for a keen understanding of the client's business in order to provide insightful and sound operational advice, recommend process improvement strategies, and offer suggestions to manage risk. Our professionals are thought leaders, providing personalized attention and quality service to our clients.

Grant Thornton's responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in our offices across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

The State and Local Tax Managing Director interacts with national and regional leadership to drive local SALT initiatives that feed into broader regional and national goals for an International Accounting Firm. The SALT MD has an assigned client base in various industries and is responsible for the delivery of a full range of SALT services in Income/Franchise tax. In addition, the SALT MD is responsible for marketing, selling, designing and implementing SALT planning strategies for clients in various industries. The SALT MD maintains close interaction with clients to provide planning, consulting, and compliance expertise and is responsible for client management and practice and people development of local SALT professionals.


Develop and maintain strong relationships with business owners and CEO's of current and potential clients.
Effectively manage existing client relationships to enhance client satisfaction.
Identify and capitalize on opportunities to sell services to existing and potential clients.
Effectively manage the fundamentals (i.e., realization, utilization, leverage, accounts receivable, expenses)
Successfully integrate industry initiatives with local office strategy
Serve as an effective leader of the Direct SALT tax practice.
Engage in productive interaction and teaming with office, regional, and national leadership.
Use knowledge of the client, competition, market, product, or service to expand SALT services to current clients.
Utilize the appropriate firm resources to develop and close sales opportunities that fit within the firm strategy.
Promptly identify problems related to financial performance and implement effective solutions to address financial performance problems.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Accounting or an MS in Taxation.
CPA, JD, or LLM in Taxation.
At least ten years of progressive Income/Franchise tax consulting/compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience.
Experience in a medium- to large-sized public, regional, or national accounting firm.
Demonstrated track record of effective leadership. Majority of experience should be developing business with domestic corporate clients in the middle market.
Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment and manage multiple engagements and competing priorities.


Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.


Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit http://www.gt.com/.

It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

FOR LA PROPER ONLY: We will consider all qualified Applicants for employment; including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the city of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

Requisition ID: 048378

Houston, TX
Houston, Texas

APPLY TO THIS JOB Equal Employment Opportunity: It is Grant Thornton's policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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