About Our Company

From a six-person firm started on January 1, 1985, in Salt Lake City, WSRP has grown to be one of the largest and most respected CPA firms in Utah with over 100 staff and 15 Partners. Based on our history, we understand the needs of both large and small businesses. We offer a broad range of expertise in traditional audit and tax services as well as business consultation. With clients across the globe, we take pride in our success and know that it is due to the incredible capabilities and talents of the team of professionals at WSRP. They are highly motivated individuals who are dedicated to outstanding client service.

Job Title: Tax Associate

Job Description:

As a Tax Associate at WSRP you will begin to utilize your educational background to serve the firm’s dynamic client base. You will prepare a variety of simple and complex income tax returns while working independently and in teams. Typical responsibilities will include working with tax software applications, interacting with clients and conducting interviews to gather tax related information, assisting with responses to notices from Federal and State agencies, developing professional relationships with clients and obtaining an understanding of processes, identifying potential tax credits and liabilities, researching tax related matters in compliance with the laws, preparing year-end projections, performing quarterly estimates, and filing extensions.

What You Will Do:

  • Work with clients to identify and reduce tax risks through meeting compliance obligations, implementing tax strategies to complement business and operational goals.
  • Manage tax accounting and reporting issues.
  • You will work on projects dealing with mergers and acquisitions, state and local tax accounting, international tax, regulatory processes, tax reporting and strategy.
  • All other tasks as assigned.

What You Will Bring:

  • Part qualified in ICASL/CIMA/CMA/ACCA.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Taxation would be fine.
  • Prior experience in Tax will be an added advantage.
  • Flexibility to be able to work long hours if required.
  • Committed to a two-years training program towards a recognized accounting designation.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, prioritize and handle multiple tasks.


  • Bachelors seeking a Master’s degree

Benefits of Joining WSRP:

  • Open PTO (with some blackout periods)
  • Subsidized medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid life insurance and short term and long-term disability coverage
  • Dependent Care Assistance Plan
  • 401(k) with 4% match
  • Paid professional development and memberships
  • Contribution to phone plan and gym membership
  • Sponsored volunteer opportunities
  • Opportunities to be mentored by accounting professionals with years of experience
  • Easy freeway access, close to TRAX, and FrontRunner
  • Free parking
  • $50 given towards a FrontRunner pass or the firm pays for your parking downtown
  • Dessert trucks every month to celebrate birthdays

WSRP offers a compelling total rewards package that includes great base pay and bonus opportunity.

Our Competitive Advantage is Our People

We have created a framework to continuously grow our teams to expand their knowledge. We believe that a segmented development approach, coupled with individual attention, is the best way to build a top-performing firm. Our leadership development framework consists of increasing our competencies in six areas, and we achieve this through training, mentoring, on-the-job learning, and stretch assignments.


Salt Lake City, UT

To apply for this job email your details to mthomson@wsrp.com