2019 - Fall - Tax Associate - CIM

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CIM – Associate, Research & Development Tax Credits; Accounting Methods & Periods


As a member of our CIM group, working specifically with Research & Development Credits (R&D) and Tax Accounting Methods & Periods (AMP), you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts:  your technical and quality expertise and delivering excellent client service:


  • Works with the R&D Tax Credit team to prepare and learn to review R&D Tax Credit calculation and supporting documentation

·       Delivery of AMP projects supervised by regional and WNT AMP specialists, including revenue recognition, expense recognition, inventory/unicap, and cost recovery tax accounting method changes

·       Stay up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law

·       Research and write tax advice, opinion, and position memorandums

  • Assist in performing multiple projects simultaneously, which includes tasks such as taking notes during client interviews, preparing computations and analysis, and data gathering 
  • Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations
  • Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate
  • Completes research and special projects as needed


Basic Qualifications:


·       Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in public accounting, or a combination of public accounting and industry/law

·       Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Tax required

·       Intermediate skills in MS Excel and Access

·       Ability to travel up to 50% of the time


Preferred Qualifications:

·       CPA or JD

·       Masters in Accounting/LLM

·       1-2 years of experience working with research and development

·       Experience working for large national accounting firm in a specialized practice area 
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 req4428
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: Lead Tax - CIM
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req4428
Location: 100 NE Third Avenue, Suite 300, , Fort Lauderdale, FL US
Region: Southeast Region
Job Category: Tax
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: No
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