Research & Development (R&D) Consultant

    • Philadelphia, PA

Overview

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 145 territories, with 34,700 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.6 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn , Facebook and Twitter .

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

Baker Tilly Annual Report 2018

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and development tax credit studies, which includes traveling to client locations, participating in client interviews, analyzing and organizing client data, developing client- and industry-specific tools and templates, and drafting technical reports
  • Research and draft technical memoranda related to R&D tax credit matters
  • Develop industry expertise to help the R&D Team deliver more proactive and targeted R&D strategies to clients and prospects
  • Provide audit defense assistance for clients being audited by the IRS or state taxing authorities
  • Develop data models to help automate R&D credit calculation and documentation processes


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or business related field
  • 2+ years of work experience with exposure to R&D tax credits ideal
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically advanced knowledge of Excel and Access
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for finding creative and efficient solutions to analytical problems
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to travel to client locations and various Baker Tilly office locations

Baker Tilly is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable federal, state or local law.


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