CIM Associate - Research and Development Tax Credits

RSM US LLP - Minneapolis, MN (30+ days ago)3.7


As a member of our Credits, Incentives, and Methods (CIM) group, working specifically with Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credits, 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:

Works with the R&D Tax Credit team to prepare and learn to review R&D Tax Credit calculation and supporting documentation
Assist in performing multiple projects simultaneously, which includes tasks such as taking notes during client interviews, preparing computations and analysis, and data gathering.
Help drive the success of multiple R&D engagements
Develop an understanding of client's business and become a "functional expert" in the area
Provides timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations
Ensures professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as appropriate
Completes research and special projects as needed

Basic Qualifications:
Undergraduate degree in business (accounting, economics, finance, etc.) or a degree in the sciences (computer science, engineering, biology, chemistry, or physics)
Strong social skills including a dynamic personality and excellent communication skills
Natural curiosity
Ability to take detailed notes in a fast paced environment
Extremely organized and responsive
Good judgment
Proficiency with MS Excel
Available for up to 50% travel during the busy season

Preferred Qualifications:
CPA, JD, or EA
Master’s Degree
Experience working with the R&D tax credit
Experience working for large national accounting firm in a specialized practice area
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in public accounting, or a combination of public accounting and industry/law

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.

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