Tax Manager - State and Local Tax

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RSM is seeking an experienced, energetic and self-motivated state and local tax specialist to join our dynamic, collaborative and expanding 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 State and Local 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 clients and the overall tax team to review state tax returns and provide state tax consulting – including nexus studies, apportionment and sourcing analysis, voluntary disclosures and merger and acquisition consulting and other state tax consulting

·        Be able to provide written technical advice in the form of technical memos or other technical forms

·        Responsible for managing a team of 5 – 7 SALT tax associates and seniors

·        Providing 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

·        Plan and coordinate the flow of information with the client

·        Supervise, mentor and develop staff members

·        Review work papers and tax returns

·        Review tax provisions on audit and review engagements

·        Research and resolve technical issues

·        Develop specialized SALT knowledge as a firm expert within several industries including Manufacturing, Wholesale and Distribution, Government Contractor, and Construction/Real Estate industries, Consumer Products

·        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
Manager will be the face of SALT for their clients
Responsible for overall management of the engagement

Basic Qualifications:

·        Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited college or university

·        CPA, JD, or LLM in Taxation

·        Minimum of 5 years of experience providing income/franchise tax and sales/use tax consulting services in a Public Accounting, Consulting, or Law firm

·        Strong analytical, problem solving, detail oriented and excellent interpersonal skills

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.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req4261
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: State and Local Tax
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4261
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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