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State and Local Tax (SALT) Services Staff

Looking to be a part of a team that brings together energetic and entrepreneurially-minded individuals and gives you great exposure to a variety of clients and industries? We are looking for a motivated and detailed-oriented professional to join our State and Local Tax group.

At Berntson Porter we offer a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, flexible work schedules, and five weeks of paid time off. Berntson Porter & Company is a well-established and growing company that provides opportunities for professional development.

As Staff, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with internal and external clients
  • Working with businesses to identify state tax risks and planning opportunities
  • Understanding multistate/sales use and income taxes, as well as an in-depth focus on Washington State taxes and DOR audits
  • Explaining complex topics in a comprehensible way to team members and clients


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Interest and eligibility to obtain CPA license
  • Prior bookkeeping experience and/or Washington State tax compliance required
  • Knowledgable in using Quickbooks or similar software
  • Proficient with Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Familiarity with state tax concepts
  • Willing to be able to work overtime when needed

About Us:

BP has been recognized each of the past six years as one of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For” by Accounting Today. In 2017, Accounting Today recognized Berntson Porter as “the #1 Mid-sized Accounting Firm in the Nation.” In 2017, we have also been recognized by Inside Public Accounting as one of the “Top 200 Firms,” and the Puget Sound Business Journal gave us the “Corporate Citizenship” award for our philanthropic contributions.” We gain these accomplishments in part because we care about our clients’ families and companies as if they were our own.

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