RSM 2020 - Winter - Tax Associate in IOWA CITY, Iowa

LEAD TAX ASSOCIATEPosition DescriptionAt 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 researchPreparing federal and state & local tax returnsUnderstanding 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 lawsInternational Tax - works with businesses around the world to build successful cross-border tax strategies Basic Qualifications:Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited universityAccounting majorTravel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locationsMinimum 3.0 GPA preferredMeeting education requirement for CPA certification in the state where you are applying for employmentPreferred Qualifications:Working toward the successful completion of the CPA exam-tax associates have the opportunity to obtain the audit hours required for full certificationExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft ExcelAbility to work effectively on a teamAbility to work and multitask in a fast-paced environmentYou 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.Job ID req4405Line of Business: Tax ServicesSubFunction: Lead TaxJob Type: Full TimeReq #: req4405Location: 125 South Dubuque Street, Ste. 400, , Iowa City, IA USRegion: Central RegionJob Category: TaxEmployment Type: Campus AssociateDegree Required: BachelorTravel: YesRSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.