Crowe Horwath LLP Senior StaffNational Tax office in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Senior Staff-National Tax officeReq #: 15198Location: Grand Rapids, MIJob Category: TaxJob SummaryCrowe's Federal Solutions practice within the National Tax Office is seeking a Senior Staff for a key role in an already robust and growing national practice providing specialized federal tax consulting to clients ranging from middle market companies to the Fortune 500. Due to the tremendous opportunities, a hard working, well organized professional will have the autonomy to be an integral part of the success of an already mature practice. The position will be mainly focused in being a part of a team that provides research credit services to clients throughout the US using our innovative approach.The successful candidate will be prepared to work autonomously on engagements while reporting to engagement managers and providing guidance and oversight to less experienced staff.•Execute work plans designed to identify and quantify qualifying research expenses and sustain research credit claims•Analyze client data to identify potentially qualifying positions and subject matter experts•Lead technical interviews with client personnel such as scientists and engineers•Strong technical skills within Excel and similar programs to analyze data•Develop appropriate quantitative and qualitative documentation to support research credit claims based on client's facts and circumstances•Proven ability to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced and interactive team environment•Ability to mentor and develop the team including on the job technical training and coaching•Exceptional client service and communication skills with a proven ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships•Personal drive to develop self/others and provide leadership insight to the existing leadership team•Experience with statistical sampling and software claims is a plusQualifications•BS in Accounting, Masters in Taxation, JD or LLM is preferred•2 years of public tax experience with practical experience in the implementation of tax consulting projects, including the research credit•Willing to travel frequentlyVisit Crowecareers.com and find out what it's like to work with people who love what they do!Company OverviewCrowe Horwath LLP () is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the United States. Under its core purpose of "Building Value with Values," Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities while also helping clients reach their goals with tax, advisory, risk and performance services. With a total of more than 3,000 personnel, Crowe and its subsidiaries have offices coast to coast. The firm is recognized by many organizations as one of the country's best places to work. Crowe serves clients worldwide as an independent member of Crowe Horwath International, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, consisting of more than 150 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 100 countries around the world.EOE M/F/D/V