Tax Controversy Staff

San Antonio
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As a Tax Controversy Staff, you will work in a collaborative environment and work on diverse engagements. In this role you will interact closely with clients and gain exposure to a wide range of tax cases. We pride ourselves on exemplary client service and enjoy advancing our team members from within.

Position Type: Full Time; In office / Hybrid / Remote


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation or Enrolled Agent (EA) designation preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 1+ years recent public accounting experience
  • Prior Tax Controversary experience IRS and/or Sales Tax preferred
  • Income tax compliance experience
  • Experience with IRS audits, IRS notices, Sales Tax audit and research, strong analytical skills to conduct tax related research
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state tax issues, preparation of US federal and state tax returns
  • Knowledge of computer systems, programs and data retrieval
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


  • Assist in all aspects of IRS and SALT projects including audits, appeals, collection, penalty abatement projects, and tax resolution projects
  • Review and analyze client data, respond to information requests, prepare required supporting documents and IRS filings
  • Track statute of limitations, provide technical advice on practice and procedure matters, and communicate with exam team, and clients
  • Regular communication with both the IRS and States, to accurately assess client's individual and business tax issues
  • Monitor and update the Tax Controversy Department ticket system to manage deadlines and ensure timely responses
  • Prepare written correspondence to clients, the IRS, and ADKF teams
  • Draft responses to notices by federal, state, and local taxing authorities
  • Manage case files in a productive, efficient, and organized manner
  • Ability to investigate and diagnose client’s individual and/or business tax problems
  • Draft regular articles and posts for the ADKF website and technical updates related to tax controversy topics
  • Mentor and train less experienced staff
  • Other duties as needed and assigned


  • Willingness to pursue CPA or EA designation
  • Understanding overtime requirements during busy season

ADKF is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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