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Tax Manager - Federal Credits and Incentives - Washington National Tax DC

Company: RSM US LLP
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

We 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.

RSM's Washington National Tax (WNT) team is an experience-based group of distinguished tax professionals who track tax developments directly from the sources and immediately translate the information into how these changes impact our clients. With resources across the country and a physical presence in Washington, D.C., our team stays up to date on the latest developments in tax policy and tax developments. Team members share their analysis of potential implications of new tax laws, Treasury regulations and IRS pronouncements through a regular cadence of articles, webcasts and newsletters and working closely with our engagement teams and clients.

We are seeking a Tax Manager to join our expanding tax practice in Federal Credits & Incentives with a focus specifically on research and development. This role provides an opportunity to join a high-performing tax practice. As a Tax Manager, you will use your expertise in taxation to provide compliance and consulting services needed in RSM's growing Washington National Tax office. Join a leading provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services, where you'll work with dynamic companies and have ample opportunity for growth.

The Washington National Tax office consults with the broad spectrum of RSM's tax clients on a full range of tax technical areas. We are currently seeking candidates who have extensive subject matter expertise in Federal Tax Credits & Incentives to join our growing credits, incentives and methods team. Strong legal research and writing skills are a must. Experience and expertise in research and development expenditures and credits is highly desirable. Experience in tax controversy is a plus.


Tax Managers in our Washington National Tax practice have the following responsibilities with respect to their specific areas of subject matter expertise:

Consulting with clients and client engagement teams

Generating thought leadership alerts articles and other content

Liaising with Treasury, IRS and Capitol Hill, with a focus on monitoring developments

Basic Qualifications

5-7 years continuous recent public accounting experience

Experience working for a Big 4 or large national, regional or local accounting firm

CPA license or JD required

Experience focusing on federal tax credits, especially R&D credit

Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information and tax laws

Strong research and technical writing skills

Proficient use of technology, including Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Office, BNA, etc.

Liaising with Treasury, IRS and Capitol Hill, with a focus on monitoring developments

Leading internal knowledge sharing, including the development and delivery of training

Developing client service offerings and tools

Ensuring a focus on tax quality and client service excellence

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: $97,200 - $183,700Individuals selected for this role will be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on firm and individual performance.

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