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Tax Associate - Winter 2026

💼 Graduate Job

Pittsburgh

AI generated summary

  • You need a degree in Accounting or Tax Law, high GPA, CPA eligibility, strong communication and technical skills, project management experience, teamwork skills, willingness to travel, and work additional hours when needed.
  • You will review tax data, resolve issues, assist in tax preparation reviews, respond to IRS inquiries, research tax matters, provide training, collaborate with clients, and handle other assigned projects.

Graduate Job

Accounting & TaxPittsburgh

Description

  • As a Tax Associate at Grant Thornton, your primary responsibilities will consist of tax consulting and tax return preparation duties, including tax research, tax planning, and the preparation of supporting digital work papers for various tax returns and tax related projects. You will work with a variety of entities such as corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, and non-profits. In addition, you will be exposed to a variety of industries including real estate, consumer industrial products, financial services, and healthcare. Procedures vary depending on the type of engagement and associate experience. Procedures may range from reviewing data input, utilizing various technology tools and applications, to working on a tax project from start to finish. You will work closely with seniors, managers, and partners on all phases of the project. Grant Thornton has opportunities within its Federal Corporate and Partnership solution families, State and Local Tax, International Tax, and Private Wealth Service lines. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Juris Doctorate, or Tax LLM
  • Minimum major and overall GPA of 3.0/4.0 preferred
  • Completion of necessary education hours to be eligible for CPA licensure or licensed attorney status
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and skillset
  • Demonstrated project management skillset including project planning and time management
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment
  • The willingness and ability to work additional hours, as needed, and travel to various client sites
  • Ability to travel on short notice and work additional hours as necessary.
  • Skill Requirements:
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical aptitude and skillset
  • Demonstrated project management skillset including project planning and time management
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a complex team environment

Education requirements

Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing data input, identifying and resolving technical tax issues, and assisting in the review of tax preparation completed by our colleagues in Bangalore, India
  • Responding to inquiries from the IRS and other taxing authorities
  • Identifying, researching, and assessing various tax issues while also providing information to senior staff members
  • Providing on-the-job training to junior staff members
  • Identifying and carrying out other projects as assigned
  • Collaboratively working with client team members while building rapport and strong client relationships
  • Other duties as assigned

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Pittsburgh