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Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit Manager

Company: Winthrop & Weinstine
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

TITLE Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit ManagerABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Winthrop & Weinstine is a business law firm of more than 150 attorneys with a deliberate culture of enterprise and fresh thinking. Located in the heart of Minneapolis and with a national reach, we deliver service, smart perspectives and practical outcomes to put the law to work for our clients. At Winthrop & Weinstine, we work together energetically and creatively to achieve our goals. We are committed to dealing with one another fairly, respectfully and honestly to create a healthy stable and collegial organization. Every person in the firm is an integral part of the client service team and contributes to the firm's, and our clients', success. Join our nimble force and put the law to work. Learn more at www.winthrop.com. EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. DESCRIPTION The Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit Manager will assist with daily functions related to the operation of the R&D Tax Credit group including research, gathering data, analyzing R&D tax matters (including client tax returns, GL data and other client financial and accounting inputs) and financial reports and interfacing with clients. Command of Excel and Altyrex required. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Manage R&D tax credit studies and related activities including client interviews, analyzing client data, developing client and industry specific tools and templates, and preparing technical reports.
  • Assist with the delivery of engagements as needed, including research, and writing with regard to technical and compliance issues.
  • Assist in managing and implementing multiple projects simultaneously, including client consultations, analysis, data gathering and coordination of Specialty Tax & Incentives personnel and client resources (namely Tax, Engineering and HR).
  • Manage and deliver R&D tax credit services to clients including tax credit calculations, refund claim preparations, IRS audit defense and related advisory services.
  • Keep up-to-date with current R&D tax credit industry practices and changes in tax law and IRS administrative procedures.
  • Develop and maintain excellent client relationships.
  • Provide R&D tax credit legal, procedural and computational advice to clients. POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or other related field with a JD preferred.
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification or law license preferred.
    • 5+ years of prior working experience with R&D tax credits at an accounting firm, corporation or law firm.
    • Knowledge of Internal Revenue Code - - 41 and 174 , corresponding Treasury Regulations and relevant judicial and administrative authority.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills and preferably some Alteryx (or similar program) experience.
    • Knowledge and experience with statistical sampling preferred, but not required.
    • Skill with interpersonal relationships, communication and ability to effectively interact with all levels of firm members and outside contacts.
    • Ability to effectively work within a team environment.
    • Ability to be flexible in schedule and adaptable to constant change.
    • Skill in organizing and prioritizing work, and following assignments through to completion.
    • Skill with data analysis and analytical aptitude with a high level of accuracy.
    • Skill in written and verbal communication.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to work well under pressure with deadlines - possess a sense of urgency.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a variety of personalities and work styles.
    • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions.
    • Ability to handle details with accuracy.
    • Knowledge of editing, proofreading and basic administrative skills; excellent grammar skills.
    • Project management and organizational skill sets required.
    • Requires use of office equipment, such as computers and phones.
    • Requires sitting and computer-related activities for extended periods of time.
    • Requires occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.
    • Occasional travel required PId49bf9564828-31181-33416708

Keywords: Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis , Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit Manager, Executive , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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