2021 - Fall - Tax Associate - Business

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RSM

2021 - Fall - Tax Associate - Business

Des Moines, IA +10 locations
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    LEAD TAX ASSOCIATE

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.

    EXAMPLES OF THE CANDIDATE’S RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

    • Working on a team that focuses on a wide range of tax specialty areas. This can include accounting for income taxes, accounting methods and periods, corporate taxation, federal credits and incentives, individual taxation, mergers and acquisitions, pass-through entity taxation, and not for profit organizations.
    • Completing tax planning and research
    • Preparing federal and state & local tax returns
    • Understanding tax regulations and accounting pronouncements

    RSM’S TAX PRACTICE INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTY AREAS IN ADDITION TO LEAD TAX:

    • STATE & LOCAL TAX - helps clients navigate the ever-shifting state and local tax laws
    • INTERNATIONAL TAX - works with businesses around the world to build successful cross-border tax strategies
  • Qualifications

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university
    • Accounting major
    • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations
    • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
    • Meeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employment

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Working toward the successful completion of the CPA exam—tax associates have the opportunity to obtain the audit hours required for full certification
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Ability to work effectively on a team
    • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment

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    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.

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  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    Denver, CO • Des Moines, IA • Mason City, IA • Dubuque, IA • Davenport, IA • Saint Louis, MO • Kansas City, MO • Omaha, NE • Sioux Falls, SD • Dallas, TX • Houston, TX
  • About Us

    RSM is the leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to the middle market, which is the engine of global commerce and economic growth. With over 11,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada and a global presence in 120 countries, our purpose is to deliver the power of being understood to our clients, colleagues and communities. As first-choice advisors, we are focused on developing leading professionals and innovative services to meet our clients’ evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business environment.

    Through a supportive, caring culture, our people are empowered to be their authentic selves, make an impact, own their futures and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Together, our people’s individual talents and diverse perspectives strengthen our teams and enhances the unique insights that we provide to our clients.