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Accounting Methods and Periods Tax Senior Associate

Company: RSM US
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 20, 2023

Job Description:

As an Accounting Methods and Periods Tax Senior Associate of our CIM (credits, incentives, and methods) group, working primarily with Accounting Methods and 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:

  • Perform tax planning and research, resolving complex tax issues, and giving recommendations to clients, as it relates primarily to accounting methods and periods opportunities
  • Generate and sustain client relationships
  • Assist in managing and implementing multiple projects simultaneously, which include technical discussions with clients, computations, analysis, data gathering, and coordination of resources
  • Assist with drafting technical memoranda, legal basis disclosures, responses to IRS inquiries, and IRS Ruling requests
  • Develop an understanding of client's business and become a "functional expert" in the area
  • Help drive the success of multiple CIM engagements, primarily related to AMP in addition to R&D tax credit studies and Tangible Property Services (TPS), as appropriate
  • Contribute as industry expert by keeping abreast of changes in industry regulation, maintain competency through continuing education and obtaining additional professional certifications
    Basic Qualifications:
    • Minimum of 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, JD, or EA
      • Masters in Accounting
      • 2 years of experience working in CIM
      • Experience working for large national accounting firm in a specialized practice area

        Currently, RSM does not intend to hire candidates for entry level positions who will need, now or in the future, RSM sponsorship through any non-immigrant visa category such as the H-1B, H-1B1, E-3, O-1, or TN.

        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

        The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at .

        If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

        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.

        Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

        RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

        Job ID: req32317

        Line of Business: Tax Services

        SubFunction: CIM AMP

        Job Type: FullTime

        Req #: req32317

        Location: Irvine, CA US

        Region: West Region

        Job Category: Tax

        Employment Type: Experienced

        Degree Required: Bachelor

        Travel: Yes

        Salary Range: $59900 - $119000

Keywords: RSM US, Irvine , Accounting Methods and Periods Tax Senior Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Irvine, California

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