Tax - Senior Manager - ASC 740
Location:
Chicago , Illinois
Posted:
November 19, 2017
Reference:
RSM314

Lead Tax-Senior Manager

As a Tax Senior Manager for RSM you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around three core concepts (Technical & Quality Expertise, People & Talent Management, and Client Service/Business Development):

  • Serve as a Career Advisor, mentor or coach to one or more employees, which will include providing honest and timely performance feedback – approximately 10- 20% of your time
  • Train and develop staff members
  • Work on multiple complex issues while communicating in a non-technical manner to facilitate communication between the client and the service team while managing the risk for both the client and the firm
  • Lead and manage the business relationship of complex engagements with a focus on high-value quality tax advice and seek to expand services to clients
  • Drive growth and profitability of industry/specialty area by generating new revenue on existing client portfolio, cross selling and new clients for the tax practice – approximately 30 - 40% of your time
  • Interact directly with clients handling questions, planning, consulting, etc. – approximately 20- 40% of your time
  • Serving as Tax client service coordinator while developing and executing the firm’s client service plan
  • Reviewing research findings and ensure conclusions are consistent with firm policies and professional standards
  • Build relationships across lines of business to ensure excellent client service through an integrated service approach
  • Manage corporate client needs with respect to tax services and federal and state tax compliance
  • Remain up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax law
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Some travel may be required

**All percentages may vary based on location, line of business, and client need**

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • CPA, JD, LLM, or EA
  • 8 or more years of public accounting experience or equivalent in law firms or industry.
  • Must be able to support financial growth efforts and manage a book of business.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: S-Corps, C-Corps, or Partnerships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A proven record of simultaneously managing multiple projects and engagement teams for various clients
  • Project management and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to generate new business and extend service opportunities
  • Experience preparing or reviewing accounting for income taxes in accordance with ASC 740’s
  • Experience in dealing with international tax matters a plus 


A little about us:
The leading provider of audit, tax & consulting services focused on the middle market.

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