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Associate Tax Attorney

Company: Wiggam & Geer
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

--- Do you enjoy fast-paced environments and time-sensitive projects?
--- Are you an analytical thinker who prefers working alone or with a small team to drive items to closure?
--- Attention to detail and accuracy is critical, and with training, a hands-on, self-reliant approach is vital.We are a fast-growing tax and bankruptcy law firm located in Downtown Atlanta. We zealously advocate for clients against the IRS, Georgia Department of Revenue, and other state revenue agencies. We value integrity and teamwork, and while we have uncompromising standards of care and conduct, we love to have fun and reward our team for a job well done.Position SummaryThe Associate Tax Attorney will handle all aspects of a client's case. This person will work closely with the Firm's senior attorneys in connection with the Firm's tax controversy practice on both the federal and state levels. Cases could include matters related to examination, appeals, tax court litigation, voluntary disclosures, offshore asset compliance, innocent spouse, and collection alternatives (negotiating installment agreements, currently not collectible, offers in compromise, and bankruptcy).

--About Wiggam & Geer

Responsibilities:
--- Communicate effectively with clients and other counsel
--- Work efficiently under the supervision of the senior attorneys
--- Provide input and feedback to maintain an excellent client experience
--- Interact diligently with representatives from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and State revenue agencies
--- Prepare and analyze client financial reports
--- Handle evaluation, risk assessment, and counseling on various complicated tax problems
--- Accurately track time spent on each client's case
--- Manage workflow, complete tasks daily, ensure deadlines and work accurate, and complete
--- Prepare correspondence and legal documents for the IRS and state revenue agencies
--- Utilize Lexis (+), Bloomberg News Articles, and other applicable platforms to conduct legal research
--- 1650 billable hour requirement

Qualifications:
--- 0 to 3 years of tax controversy experience in a law firm, public accounting firm, or corporation
--- Must provide a cover letter that demonstrates legitimate interest in tax law
--- Active Bar license
--- Proficiency in Adobe and MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel
--- Competency in problem-solving
--- Detail-oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment
--- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
--- Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects on time
--- Ability to work effectively, efficiently, and collaboratively with other team members
--- Professional experience with legal time-reporting and billing practices, including the ability to quickly become proficient in the Firm's legal practice management system
--- Strong technical abilities
--- Strive for personal improvement and a willingness to accept constructive criticism

About Company:
What Do We Offer?

Generous benefits package, including:

Paid time offHealth insuranceGroup disability and life insurance policy3% 401k matchAn annual retirement contribution from the firm's profit-sharing plan which could result in $1,000 to $5,000 in additional 401K contributionsPaid parking or monthly MARTA fare

Keywords: Wiggam & Geer, Smyrna , Associate Tax Attorney, Accounting, Auditing , Smyrna, Georgia

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