As a Tax Senior Associate you will be responsible for the following job duties which are focused around two core concepts; your technical & quality expertise, and delivering excellent client service:Preparing complex Tax returns - approximately 25-40% of your timeDevelop, motivate, and train staff level and intern team members - approximately 10% of your timeDetailed review and analysis of Tax returns - approximately 10-15%Interact directly with clients handling questions, planning, concerns, etc.Performing, documenting, and summarizing research and conclusions regarding specific tax issues - approximately 10% of your timeRemain up-to-date on current tax practices and changes in tax lawOther duties as assignedSome travel may be required**All percentages may vary based on location, line of business, and client need** Basic Qualifications:BA/BS Degree - preferably in Accounting or related field of studyMust be eligible to sit for the CPA exam -or a licensed JDMinimum of 2 years of experience in a public accounting environmentAbility to work closely with clients to answer questions or to collect necessary information for tax service requirementsExperience preparing and reviewing returnsEffective verbal and written communication skillsPreferred Qualifications:Masters of AccountingCPA, JD, LLM, or EAExperience with a national or large regional accounting firmWorking knowledge of tax code and technical aspects of tax preparation and complianceStrong technical skills in accounting and tax preparation, review experience a plusExperience in dealing with international tax matters a plusYou 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 req5683Line of Business: Tax ServicesSubFunction: Lead TaxJob Type: Full TimeReq #: req5683Location: 999 Home Plaza, Suite 300, , Waterloo, IA USRegion: Central RegionJob Category: TaxEmployment Type: ExperiencedDegree Required: BachelorTravel: YesRSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.