US Tax Associate



Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

About Collective:

Collective is on a mission to redefine the way businesses-of-one work. Collective’s technology and team of trusted advisors enables our members to achieve financial independence by taking care of everything from business incorporation to accounting, bookkeeping, tax services and access to a thriving community, all in one integrated platform. We believe in empowering self-employed people to enjoy the same tax savings that big companies get.

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About the role:

In this role, you will work closely with our Senior Tax Associates to handle, prepare, and review all US based tax returns for Collective members.


  • Intake, prepare, and manage all aspects of annual US tax returns
  • Ensure all tax deadlines are met
  • Serve as the internal and external point of contact for all tax related inquiries / analyses
  • Ensure accurate and timely filing of income taxes for state, and federal jurisdictions
  • Keep up to date with tax legislation as well as any changes, practices and global developments
  • Develop and communicate new tax policies and procedures to cross-functional teams
  • Create additional documentation when necessary, including tax forecasting reports for internal review
  • Interact with other internal organizations to provide tax advice and identify tax planning opportunities
  • Develop and maintain deep technical knowledge in areas of relevance to our clients

What we want you to bring:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience with tax seasons, with sole proprietors (1040) and S Corps (1120S)
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field preferred
  • Experience in tax software with UltraTax and Sureprep, preferred
  • Knowledge of tax laws, tax concepts and familiarity with form 1040
  • Detailed working knowledge of tax reporting and accounting requirements, experience with US multi state compliance is a plus
  • Ability to work within a team to assist in preparation of accurate tax returns in a timely manner
  • Provide tax preparation, tax audit support and tax planning year round
  • Build year-round client relationships
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Extremely detail oriented, able to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines

What we offer in return:

  • 100% WFH (work from home)
  • A diverse and collaborative team culture
  • Competitive base salary
  • Philippine holidays observed
  • Home office budget
  • General Wellness Bonus paid at the end of each quarter
  • Team events, virtual gatherings
  • Employee healthcare benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Collective, we don’t just accept differences — we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our customers, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. Collective is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.