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Senior Consultant - National Tax Services

Senior Consultant - National Tax Services

Job Description

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause’s values of integrity, passion and stewardship define us as an organization and an employer. We recognize that our approach, strategy and culture are driven by our people. Their focus and commitment has resulted in Baker Tilly Virchow Krause being ranked as one of the top 20 largest public accounting and advisory firms in the United States and our offices consistently earning “best place to work” honors. Our people have been fundamental in getting us to where we are today and where we will go in the future.


We are seeking an experienced Senior Consultant for our National Tax Services practice. This position could be located in Milwaukee, WI; Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; or Washington, D.C.


It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!


With a staff of more than 1600, Baker Tilly provides a wide range of accounting, tax, assurance and consulting services to premier companies and leading organizations in industries that drive our economy. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, the world’s 8th largest network of accounting firms (with a combined worldwide revenue of $3 billion) we bring our clients and our people access to market-specific knowledge in more than 125 countries.


  • Research and development tax credit engagements.
  • Comprehensive fixed asset engagements including cost segregation, repairs and maintenance and depreciation studies.
  • Tax accounting method planning engagements including inventory accounting, income deferral and recognition, accelerating and accruing deductions, domestic manufacturing deduction and meals and entertainment.
  • Tax accounting method change compliance ensuring clients comply with applicable authorities and identifying options for minimizing client tax and reporting burdens while ensuring firm risk management and tax quality control standards and protocols are met.
  • Identifies all areas in which research is necessary and conducts appropriate investigations, prepares studies of tax implications and outlines alternative courses of action, composes memos and develops and delivers effective presentations.
  • Team with Partners, Senior Managers and Managers on proposals and business development efforts.
  • Assists with administrative tasks including engagement letter and fee management, billing and collections.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • CPA eligible.  Minimum of three (3) years of progressive experience in public accounting with direct experience in any the following tax areas: R&D, Fixed Assets, and Accounting Methods.
  • Demonstrated analytical, organization, interpersonal, project management, communication skills and highly developed Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Ability to lead and supervise others, provide exceptional client service, demonstrate commitment to continuous learning in order to stay current regarding applicable strategies, see the 'big picture' as well as the details, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Finance, Consultant, Accounting
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 5623
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Senior Consultant - National Tax Services

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