Consultant, Research And Development,Credit

Ryan Llc
Galena Park, TX, USA
Competitive salary
19 Apr 2020
24 Feb 2021
Job role
Consultant, R&D Tax Credit Houston/en-US/RyanCareers/job/Houston/Consultant_R0005393/applyThe Research and Experimentation (R&E) Tax Credit Consultant (Consultant) is responsible for assisting clients in identifying and claiming R&E [commonly known as Research and Development (R&D)] tax credits and then assisting the R&E Manager in defending those credits when necessary in the context of an audit by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and/or state tax authorities. The work is project-based and sometimes requires spending time onsite at client facilities, working with engineers and technical personnel. This role includes performing and supervising tasks such as researching tax principles, documenting expense treatment, and completing detailed models and calculations.
Duties and responsibilities, as they align to Ryans Key Results

  • Create a positive team experience.

  • Performs interviews of client engineering and technical personnel, and drafts or reviews detailed project interview reports.
  • Responds to client requests and corresponds with clients to meet deliverables.
  • Participates in meetings with client tax department personnel.
  • Works with Federal Income Tax colleagues, as well as with International Tax colleagues, to assist on other tax matters where needed.

  • Assists Senior Consultants and Managers in preparing client presentations for proposals, planning strategies, and ideas.
  • Assists Senior Consultants and Managers in developing project work plans and scheduling associated project deliverables.
  • Gathers, formats, and analyzes large volumes of accounting cost data; and creates large complex calculation databases using Microsoft® Excel and/or Microsoft® Access.
  • Analyzes expenses for qualification under Section 174 and Section 41.
  • Prepares R&E credit calculations and R&E deliverables.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors or Masters degree in Business, Accounting and/or Finance, Engineering or Science, or Juris Doctorate required with a minimum of zero to three years of R&E tax credit experience required.

Professional Skills:
  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills, strong communication skills, writing skills and willingness to learn and be a team player.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of Microsoft® Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as Internet navigation and legal/technical tax code research tools.

Certificates and Licenses:

Valid drivers license required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position requires supervisory responsibilities, including training peers and checking work for accuracy and completeness.

Work Environment:
  • Standard indoor working environment.
  • Occasional long periods of sitting while working at computer.
  • Position requires regular interaction with employees and clients both in person and via e-mail and telephone.
  • Travel requirement: Up to 35 to 50%.

Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran
Posted YesterdayFull timeR0005393
Ryan offers outstanding opportunities to work in a dynamic, rapidly expanding tax services firm serving the worlds most respected Global 5000 companies. Our innovative work environment, accelerated growth path for high performers, competitive benefits package, and outstanding earning potential provide the most rewarding career experience available in the industry. Ryan employees are given the freedom to do their best work in the way they work best. With a clear understanding of expectations and accountabilities, our employees are given ownership of their time and flexibility to meet the demands of their professional and personal lives.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Ryan LLC (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Accommodation

Ryan, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting employment discrimination. It is our policy to take all employment actions and make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other protected status under applicable law.

In addition, as a federal government contractor, the Firm maintains an affirmative action program which furthers its commitment and complies with recordkeeping and reporting requirements under certain federal civil rights laws and regulations, including Executive Order 11246, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (as amended) and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (as amended).

It is Ryan's policy to make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact our People Group at 972.934.0022 or if you are interested in applying and need assistance to submit your application, or if you are interested in a position and believe you may require a reasonable commodation in order for you to perform its essential functions.

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*Notice to Canada Candidates In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Ryan ULC will provide accommodation, accessible formats and communication supports for the interview upon request. Ryan welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities*.

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