Tax Controversy Specialist / Associate Attorney

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Tax Controversy
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Prager Metis CPAs and E. Martin Davidoff Attorney at Law seek a Tax Controversy Specialist/ Tax Attorney for our National Tax Controversy Team.

Remote/WFH & Hybrid work arrangements available for this position for U.S. based candidates.


Primarily, the ideal candidate will manage and work tax controversy cases (disputes with the IRS and state and local tax agencies, negotiations, etc.).

You will be collaborating with our team of professionals in managing your and our Firm’s respective controversy case load.

Our ideal candidate will be expected to exhibit excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills.

For additional information on E. Martin Davidoff, Attorney at Law and Prager Metis CPAs please visit the following websites:


  • Balance multiple priorities demonstrate proficient technical skills for handling client responsibilities and deliver a high-quality work product
  • Serve as the client’s trusted advisor, identify client issues and conflicts, and proactively communicate solution options to the client and team
  • Will interact independently with the IRS, NJ Division of Taxation, other state agencies and our clients, with respect to the resolution of their client cases
  • Managing a caseload of tax controversy cases and take responsibility for managing all timelines for such controversy matters



  • CPA or Attorney admitted to a State Bar 
  • 3 plus years’ experience in the tax or legal field, with focus on tax matters
  • Prior experience in legal research in state & federal tax matters
  • Organized and mindful of both deadlines and budgets
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Adobe and PDF management/manipulation
  • Strong comprehension and communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong analytical skills


The following skills and experience are desired, but not required:

  • Experience working for the IRS, state tax agency, judge, or an attorney general’s office
  • Tax Litigation Experience
  • Preparation of individual tax returns
  • QuickBooks experience


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements. 

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Prager Metis CPAs is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard age, race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, employment status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, domestic victim status, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by law. Prager Metis also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state laws.


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