Tax Associate Consultant

Job Description

Merit Advisors has an immediate opening in Tulsa for a full-time tax associate consultant working in our state and local tax practice. This position will entail working with sales, use and severance tax in multiple jurisdictions. The position includes the following specific tasks; performing field work to pull records for refund projects and compliance, performing data entry, pulling and reviewing accounting data, working with spreadsheets and databases, conducting research and taxability analysis, preparing and filing compliance returns, and drafting communications. The associate will be working in a team environment with other tax professionals.

$33k-$55k commensurate with experience. The position includes a comprehensive benefits package including; health, dental, vision, life, 401(k), annual bonus, and vacation.

A successful candidate should have a bachelor's degree in accounting or business, have a functional knowledge of how to use Excel, Word and Access, and be able to work a full-time schedule during regular business hours. The position requires occasional travel out-of-state and overnight to conduct field work or participate in training. The position does not require prior sales and use tax experience, but this is helpful. Experience with severance tax is also a plus. A successful candidate will have good verbal and interpersonal skills, an aptitude for following detailed instructions, a basic understanding of accounting terminology and concepts, and a desire to learn new skills. This position is only open for US citizens.

Growth Potential:
Merit is a growing company. This is an entry-level position which includes the potential to grow for the right person.

Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover-letter and resume to Merit's Tulsa office via regular mail, or via email to or Please note, candidates may be requested to submit a writing sample and/or complete an excel proficiency test. We will contact applicants for interviews once a sufficient number of resumes are received.

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Merit Advisors, LLC

Over 350 + clients range from publicly traded corporations to individual small business owners and are serviced by a team that combines engineers, appraisal and valuation experts and seasoned tax and consulting professionals that bring together the perfect balance of high quality and diverse solutions of a larger firm while not foregoing the "high level touch" customer service of a smaller firm.

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