Crowe LLP Senior StaffNational Tax Office in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Senior Staff-National Tax OfficeReq #: 15542_3Location: Grand Rapids, MIJob Category: TaxJob SummaryAre you looking to start your tax career in the right direction with a nationally recognized public accounting and consulting firm? Staff National Tax Office Accountants at Crowe may work on a variety of clients in the following industries: Life Sciences, Software, Manufacturing Distribution, Construction Real Estate, Financial Institutions and Automotive Dealerships.Services offered include:•Research Development Credit: Calculating and substantiating the research and development tax credit for companies in all industries.•Fixed Asset Solutions: Cost segregation studies, depreciation method studies, Section 179D tax deduction studies, and capitalized repairs studies. Cost segregation studies provide value to clients by reclassifying property to accelerate depreciation.•Section 199 Domestic Production Activity Deduction: Evaluation of appropriate methodologies for quantifying Domestic Production Gross Receipts and allocating and apportioning expenses under Section 861 regulations.•Meals and Entertainment Studies: Identify, document, and calculate appropriate meals and entertainment deduction which includes statistical sampling techniques; reviewing sample transactions; preparing detailed deliverable; and providing recommendations for future recordkeeping policies•Accounting Method and Inventory: Analysis of current accounting methods to identify potential more optimal methods in areas including: inventory management, revenue recognition, transaction costs, accruals, and tangible/intangible asset methods.In addition, staff will have diverse opportunities to work as a team member on both domestic and international client engagements.QualificationsApplicants should meet the following qualifications:•BS in Accounting•CPA or eligibility to sit for CPA required•3 + years experience•Strong academic credentials - Minimum major and cumulative GPA of 3.0 required. Minimum major and cumulative GPA of 3.2 preferred•Desire to travel (avg. travel 20% - 50%)•Compatible with virtual team environment•Strong Excel background (MS Access is a plus)•Good verbal and written skills (client interaction from Day 1)•Presents well (will spend significant amount of time in field or on phone with clients)•Interested in consulting or tax services•Organized and self-motivated (many projects are one-offs, so less structure to rely on for process than traditional tax/audit practices)•Helpful Backgrounds (definitely not required!)•Engineering / Sciences•Statistics•Construction / Architecture•Legal / Law (JD, LLM)•Car may be required to travel to client siteAbout the Team:The Tax team at Crowe develops lasting relationships with clients by providing value, knowledge and strategy focus. As part of the Tax group, you will be part of a collaborative team with deep specialization. We use proactive approaches and innovative tax technology to provide high quality tax services to our clients. If you are committed to client excellence, want to be part of a growing organization and are looking to expand professionally, then is the place for you!Our Benefits:At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package.How You Can Grow:We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that