As a member of our Tangible Property Services Team, in the Lead Tax Consulting group, you will be responsible for the following:
This position involves preparing detailed analyses of building construction project costs and capital asset valuations (cost segregation studies). Tasks will include preparing quantity takeoffs from blueprints, construction cost estimating, reviewing and analyzing construction project invoices and cost documentation, physically inspecting client facilities, researching relevant tax authority, preparing engagement documentation, and drafting reports for clients.
The individual may also be involved in reviewing clients' capital maintenance and repair expenses for proper tax accounting treatment, and accurately maintaining tax depreciation in a variety of software packages (fixed asset management). Tasks may include reviewing historical fixed asset depreciation schedules, developing import files compatible with software packages, uploading current year asset addition/disposition data, maintaining Microsoft Excel roll-forward schedules and updating historical asset records within the software.
Frequent (up to 20% of time) out-of-town travel would be required, and direct client contact is expected as well.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, accounting with construction experience or basic construction knowledge.
Up to three years of related experience in construction engineering or management, construction cost estimating, cost segregation or capital asset accounting and depreciation
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software - specifically Excel and Word
Organized, detail-oriented, strong written and verbal communication skills
Experience with cost segregation analysis
Ability to read construction blueprints
Familiarity with the construction contracting and invoicing process
Knowledge of building systems and construction techniques
Experience in construction cost estimating
Knowledge of and experience with Federal tangible property regulations and general tax depreciation rules