Tax Senior Associate

Tax Services Indianapolis, Indiana Remote, United States


We’re KSM, one of the top 50 largest independent advisory, tax, and audit firms in the United States. Through our deep experience across multiple disciplines and industries, we provide our clients with the inspiration, insight, and technical expertise they need to achieve great things. 

Our firm is rooted in entrepreneurialism and committed to excellence – for our employees, our clients, and our communities. At KSM, you’ll be empowered to hone your skills and develop your interests. You’ll feel valued and cared for – and challenged – in a fun, collegial environment where you’re appreciated as an individual with singular talents. And you’ll be rewarded for growing, leading, and innovating. Because our vision for you is that you come to work every day and do your very best work. To be there for your teammates. To best serve our clients. And to realize your full potential as a professional – and as a person. 

Headquartered in Indianapolis, we have multiple offices and serve an impressive roster of clients across the nation who count on us to be their trusted advisors. 


  • Performs diversified accounting and tax assignments under the direction of supervisors, managers or partners.
  • Demonstrates competency in technical skills, work quality and application of professional and firm standards.
  • Meets time constraints and client deadlines.
  • Participates in planning and scheduling client engagements.
  • Assists staff, where applicable, in work to be performed.
  • Prepares and indexes work papers; performs various procedures to verify client information.
  • Prepares complicated tax returns.
  • Suggests client tax planning ideas to managers, directors or partners.
  • Thinks analytically and understands the "big picture" of each engagement.


  • CPA certification or working towards obtaining
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in public accounting
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in accounting
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Client (internal and external) service oriented
  • Creative and persistent problem solver
  • Ability to handle sensitive situations and confidential information
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to coordinate and maintain follow-up on a number of projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize changing workloads
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment and be resourceful

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, veteran status, or any other protected category. 

KSM only accepts resumes directly submitted by a candidate and referrals submitted by current KSM employees. Unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles sent by staffing agencies and fee-based referral services will not be considered outside of a signed KSM vendor contract. KSM will not pay a fee to recruiters or agencies that do not have a signed KSM vendor contract.