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Experienced Research & Development (R&D) Senior Associate

Company: BDO (United States)
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Experienced Research & Development (R&D) Senior Associate Seattle Washington 22764BR Job Summary BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Experienced Specialized Tax Services (STS) Research Development (RD) Senior Associate is primarily responsible for executing project tasks to identify, document, and support on exam RD tax credits and incentives. In this role, the STS RD Senior Associate is charged with utilizing research skills and applying industry knowledge to understand the potential RD tax credit issues and opportunities and to gather client information and documentation to identify qualified costs and expenses and calculate the RD benefits efficiently and effectively. The role also may assist with business development and operational matters. Qualifications Education:
- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, or other relevant field required
- Juris Doctorate or MBA preferred

- Three (3) or more years of prior experience required
- Prior experience performing services related to RD tax credits preferred
- Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis preferred

- CPA certification preferred,
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word

- Fluent in oral and written English

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Superior analytical and research skills
- Solid organizational skills, especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Capable of effectively managing a team of tax professionals and delegating work assignments as needed
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel
- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels
- Ability to prepare simple tax returns
- Possesses a familiarity with all types of tax filing forms
- Intermediate knowledge of appropriate application of tax standards to ensure effective and efficient delivery of tax services
- Intermediate knowledge of sources of relevant information utilized in tax filings
- Understanding and recognition of the economics of underlying transactions and book to tax differences in preparation of tax returns

Keywords: BDO (United States), Seattle , Experienced Research & Development (R&D) Senior Associate, Accounting, Auditing , Seattle, Washington

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