Careers at Burkland

Senior Tax Associate - Income Tax

About Us

Burkland’s core purpose is to Accelerate Dreams. So often, turning dreams into reality helps change the world. We thrive at the forefront of this transformation. Startups desire our professionals — they are the best in the business. Startups seek our content — we are an industry thought leader. Startups trust our expertise so that founders can focus on their companies, products, and value-add. As a part of our demonstrated value, our clients raised over $3B just last year.

At Burkland, we lead with our Core Purpose. We do this for both our clients and our employees. We believe that leaning on our Core Values (Fresh Perspectives, Exponential Value, Empathy, Trusted Partner) will lead to happy clients and happy employees.

We are a remote-first company with over 180 incredible team members, over 800 clients, and a commitment to Accelerating Dreams.

The Role

Burkland Associates is looking for a Senior Tax Associate to join our Income Tax team. You will be part of the Tax practice and you will support indirect tax compliance, reporting, research, consulting, planning, and integration activities. You will work closely and proactively alongside numerous clients. This is a unique opportunity to work across multiple industries and companies as they grow and scale.

Your Typical, Atypical, Day

  • Tax Compliance – Analyze and accurately prepare required tax returns and related payments. Ensure the appropriate taxes are collected or assessed and properly remitted including Nexus Studies and Voluntary Disclosure Agreements
  • Technical Tax Research – Monitor, research, and examine tax issues affecting clients and communicate appropriate tax positions through written or oral presentation
  • Tax Planning – Assist clients with indirect tax controversy notices. Monitor client’s business and develop tax strategy. Assemble and maintain accounting and tax records to support filed returns and financial statement accounting
  • Tax Technology – Identify ways to streamline and improve processes through data analytics and other technology tools including software integration. Educate and train clients on these solutions.

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics, Tax, Law, or related field AND 3-5 years of income tax experience
  • Experience in international tax issues
  • Detailed understanding and knowledge of tax principles
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities and reprioritize as needed
  • Experience in process improvement, governance, and cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong collaboration and business partnering skills, including excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to seek out and implement internal or external best practices
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office

Core Competencies

  • EA/CPA or Master’s in Taxation and/or JD/LLM
  • Global income tax experience in the technology industry and/or multinational company.
  • Familiarity with SaaS, FinTech, and/or eCommerce taxation trends and the international income tax implications.
  • Experience using G-suite applications (Spreadsheet, Docs, Slides, etc.).
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to think “big picture” and understand key trends and levers that drive business compliance.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience in presenting tax law and solutions.
  • A great sense of accuracy and problem-resolution skills.

What We Offer

  • Flexible work schedule to promote a healthy work-life balance.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Short & Long Term Disability Insurance to support you when you need it the most.
  • Flexible PTO – Take time off from work when you need it.
  • 401k with a company match to ensure you are ready for retirement.
  • A generous home office expense reimbursement so you have the office you need to be productive.
  • Forget the commute! We’re a remote-first workplace, so you can work from your home office or the beach if you’d like!
  • We offer a collaborative, communicative culture, driven by our Core Purpose + Values. We work with incredibly smart people who love learning and sharing their knowledge. If this sounds like a team you’d like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you.


Burkland Associates is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Burkland Associates is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or another legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request accommodation, please visit our careers page

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment-qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

The base pay range target for the role described in this job description is $85,000 – $100,000. Final offer amounts depend on multiple factors such as candidate experience and expertise, geographic location, total compensation, and market data. In addition, full-time regular positions are eligible for 401(k), health benefits, and other benefits; some of these benefits may be available for part-time.