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Manager, Tax Controversy

Company: RSM US LLP
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe are the leading provider of professional services to the middle market globally, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change, empowering our clients and people to realize their full potential. Our exceptional people are the key to our unrivaled, inclusive culture and talent experience and our ability to be compelling to our clients. You'll find an environment that inspires and empowers you to thrive both personally and professionally. There's no one like you and that's why there's nowhere like RSM.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.Understanding the impact of existing tax laws is hard enough, and new legislation, judicial decisions and administrative authority compound the challenges. Professionals in RSM's Washington National Tax (WNT) office advise clients and RSM client engagement teams with respect to complex issues across a wide range of tax specialty practice areas. WNT is seeking a professional to join its Tax Controversy/ Practice and Procedure team.In this role, you will consult with clients and RSM professionals across the firm with respect to a wide range of tax controversy, tax practice and procedure issues.Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Research, address, and consult on technical issues specific to IRS practice and procedural issues including tax, penalty and interest assessments, statutes of limitation for refunds and assessments.
  • Represent clients before the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS").
  • Prepare written communications to the IRS regarding penalty abatement requests.
  • Working on the IRS account issues, corrections and reconciliations.
  • Prepare Private Letter Ruling Requests.
  • Work with other specialty groups on issues that intersect with other technical matters such as corporate taxation, partnerships, international tax, mergers and acquisitions.
  • Participate in firm trainings.
  • Manage multiple projects in fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Mentor staff and provide on the job training and supervision.Basic Qualifications:
    • J.D., LL.M, CPA or Enrolled Agent license required
    • A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field of law or business degree with at least 4-5 years of experience in tax
    • Experience with BBA Partnership Audit Rules
    • R&D Tax Controversy Experience
    • Experience working with professional services, professional tax organizations or government
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong research and writing skills
    • Ability to work and communicate with internal and external clients
    • Ability to explain complex tax issues to non-tax professionals or clients
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneouslyPreferred Qualifications:
      • Licensed CPA or J.D
      • LL.M in Tax (preferred)
      • 5-+ years of experience in TaxExperience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

        RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. At RSM, we offer a competitive benefits and compensation package for all our people. We support and inspire you to prioritize your wellbeing by delivering personalized, holistic programming for your physical, emotional, financial and community wellbeing. RSM has a generous time off policy with at least 14 paid holidays, wellbeing days and associate and above access to self-managed time off. We offer flexibility in your schedule, empowering you to balance life's demands, while also maintaining your ability to serve clients. Learn more about our total rewards at https://rsmus.com/careers/working-at-rsm/benefits.RSM is proud to be an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  We are proud to provide our employees with tools to assist them in being successful in achieving both personal and professional goals. We welcome and support all our employees to thrive in an environment free of discrimination and harassment. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer all applicants will receive consideration for employment as RSM does not tolerate discrimination and/or harassment based on race; color; creed; sincerely held religious beliefs, practices or observances; sex (including pregnancy or disabilities related to nursing); gender (including gender identity and/or gender expression); sexual orientation; HIV Status; national origin; ancestry; familial or marital status; age; physical or mental disability; citizenship; political affiliation; medical condition (including family and medical leave); domestic violence victim status; past, current or prospective service in the US uniformed service; pre-disposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.Accommodation for applicants with disabilities is available upon request in connection with the recruitment process and/or employment/partnership. RSM is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application, interview, or otherwise participate in the recruiting process, please call us at 800-274-3978 or send us an email at careers@rsmus.com. RSM does not intend to hire entry level candidates who will require sponsorship now OR in the future (i.e. F-1 visa holders). If you are a recent U.S. college / university graduate possessing 1-2 years of progressive and relevant work experience in a same or similar role to the one for which you are applying, excluding internships, you may be eligible for hire as an experienced associate.Compensation Range: $116,300 - $233,800Individuals selected for this role will be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on firm and individual performance.

Keywords: RSM US LLP, Washington DC , Manager, Tax Controversy, Accounting, Auditing , Washington, DC

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