Tax Associate

Denver, CO 80022

Posted: 02/17/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Legal Category: Other Area(s) Job Number: 1253

Job Description

Tax Associate
Colorado (or Remote)

Our client is a leading expert on federal taxation for sophisticated transactions and partnerships. He is starting a mergers and acquisitions tax consultancy practice and is hiring a junior to mid-level tax associate. This is a unique opportunity to learn from one of the smartest lawyers and tax minds you'll ever encounter. All brains, no ego.

The firm is focused on providing cutting edge tax advice to buyers and sellers of middle-market businesses.  As part of that focus, it offers full tax diligence procedures for both buy-side and sell-side, as well as tax structuring services and related analyses (Section 382, nexus studies, Section 280G calculations, etc.). The candidate would be trained to manage and run tax diligence projects including federal and state income tax, sales and use tax, payroll tax, property tax, and unclaimed property review.  

You'll have a fully remote setup although if you reside in or near Denver, he would love to meet up occasionally to collaborate. You'll learn as much as you'll have fun.

Candidate requirements:
  • Undergrad degree in finance or related field required
  • Experience with one or more of the following required
    • Mergers and acquisitions taxation
    • Tax diligence procedures
    • State income/ sales tax
    • Sales and use tax
    • Federal income tax
  • One or more of the following preferred;
    • JD or LLM in taxation
    • Experience at a Big 4 Accounting firm
    • Experience at a law firm

Because of the nature of these transactions, while you have a lot of flexibility and can work from home, you should expect to have to be accessible after traditional business hours at times.


Target base salary for this hire ranges from $150k-$200k, DOE. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Katie McMahan

Katie McMahan founded LMS in 2010. She oversees the operations and manages recruitment and client services. Katie is a former eDiscovery and litigation paralegal whose 15 years of legal experience give her the discernment and critical eye to recruit top talent around the country. For her clients, this means a strict vetting process and higher standards and expectations for those who say they are qualified. For candidates, it is an opportunity to work with a recruiter who has done the job and been in the hot seat. She offers empathy and advocacy during the interview process that is balanced with candid feedback and advice to encourage accountability and career growth.

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