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Senior Manager - SALT Sales and Use Tax

Company: RSM US LLP
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWe 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.The State and Local Sales and Use Tax team provides valuable advice to our clients on solving their most pressing sales tax issues. Our sales tax consultants work across a wide variety of industries and tax jurisdictions to assist our clients in identifying solutions and making informed decisions through researching tax laws, representing clients in tax controversy situations and recommending strategies to minimize their sales tax liabilities. Senior Manager, Sales and Use Tax, for RSM 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).Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent sales and use tax advisory and planning services to multi-state companies - approximately 60% of your time
  • Continued business development of State and Local tax practice by generating new revenue on existing client portfolio, cross-selling, and growing new client relationships for the tax practice - approximately 30% of your time
  • Serve as a Career Advisor, mentor or coach to one or more employees, which will include providing honest and timely performance feedback - approximately 10% of your time
  • Ability to integrate with clients, local and regional RSM SALT teams, the overall RSM tax team, and RSM audit and consulting colleagues
  • Manage the following types of sales and use tax consulting projects; technical research memoranda, nexus studies, exposure quantification, voluntary disclosures and other sales tax mitigation strategies, audit defense and appeals, reverse sales tax audits and other sales tax refunds, ASC 450 reviews, due diligence, and other state tax consulting projects
  • 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 and other duties as assignedBasic Qualifications:
    • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field from an accredited college or university
    • Requires one of the following: CPA, CMI, JD or LLM
    • Requires a minimum of eight (8) years of experience providing sales and use tax consulting services in a public accounting, consulting or law firm
    • Requires thorough knowledge of a variety of state and local sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits, and state controversy work
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Requires the ability to travel up to 25%.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Project management and critical thinking skills
      • Outstanding organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple assignmentsAt 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 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 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: $137,700 - $276,700Individuals selected for this role will be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on firm and individual performance.

Keywords: RSM US LLP, Philadelphia , Senior Manager - SALT Sales and Use Tax, Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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