Tax Manager - Financial Services State and Local Tax

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RSM is seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated state and local income tax specialist to join our dynamic, collaborative and expanding Chicago State and Local Tax practice. RSM’s collaborative and entrepreneurial culture provide a career-focused individual with the opportunity to be an integral part of an expanding State and Local Tax (SALT) practice. Operating out of 76 major metropolitan cities centered around 5 geographic regions, we take pride in being the premier service provider for middle market companies, while also having the depth and expertise to service to our Fortune 1,000 clients. In addition, through RSMs affiliate network firm’s we have access to a global network of professionals consisting of more 22,000 professionals in more than 100 countries.

As a Tax Manager, you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts; your technical expertise and delivering excellent client service: 

  • Ability to integrate with the overall tax team to provide compliance and consulting services to clients in the Real Estate and Financial Services industries 
  • Be able to provide written technical advice in the form of technical memos or other technical forms
  • Responsible for managing a team of SALT tax associates and seniors  
  • Provide timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations with tax advice and consultation that enable clients to increase shareholder value
  • Manage tax assignments and related projects
  • Supervise, mentor and develop staff members
  • Review work papers and tax returns
  • Research and resolve technical issues
  • Develop specialized SALT knowledge as a firm expert within the Real
  • Estate and Financial Services industries
  • Expected to recognize opportunities for providing additional services to clients, marketing technical specialty or expertise to clients
  • Expected to be the client point of contact for multiple engagements
  • Responsible for overall management of the engagement

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in Accounting, preferred Master in Taxation or LLM in Taxation
  • CPA, member of a Bar Association, EA or other accredited designation which demonstrates above average knowledge of state and local taxes (including IPT’s CMI)
  • 5+ years of experience in state and local income and franchise
  • Working knowledge of ProFx

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req4119
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: State and Local Tax
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4119
Location: One South Wacker Dr Ste 800, , Chicago, IL US
Region: Great Lakes Region
Job Category: Tax
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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