2019 - Fall - Tax Associate

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Position Description 

At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life. 

Examples of the candidate’s responsibilities include: 

  • Working on a team that focuses on a wide range of tax specialty areas.  This can include accounting for income taxes, accounting methods and periods, corporate taxation, federal credits and incentives, individual taxation, mergers and acquisitions, pass-through entity taxation, and not for profit organizations.

  • Completing tax planning and research 

  • Preparing federal and state & local tax returns 

  • Understanding tax regulations and accounting pronouncements  


RSM’s tax practice includes the following specialty areas in addition to Lead Tax: 

  • State & Local Tax - helps clients navigate the ever-shifting state and local tax laws 

  • International Tax - works with businesses around the world to build successful cross-border tax strategies 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university 

  • Accounting major

  • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred 

  • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Working toward the successful completion of the CPA exam—tax associates have the opportunity to obtain the audit hours required for full certification 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills  

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel 

  • Ability to work effectively on a team 

  • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment 

Job ID req1842
Line of Business: Tax Services
SubFunction: Lead Tax
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req1842
Location: One Galleria Tower, 13355 Noel Rd 8th Floor/LB 4, Dallas, TX US
Region: Central Region
Job Category: Tax
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: No
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