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NTS FTS Director

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Job Category:   Tax
Line of Service:   Tax
Location(s):   DC-Washington
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Level:   Director
Job ID:   99023BR
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Job Description
As a member of the Federal Tax Services (FTS) group, you will be among specialists focusing on a variety of federal tax issues with a strong concentration in the areas of accounting methods and inventories.

Members of the group have extensive experience in the areas of accounting method and period changes, income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration opportunities, installment sales, like-kind exchanges, LIFO inventory implementations and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalization rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalization versus expense issues, depreciation, accounting for environmental costs, long-term contract accounting, cost recovery issues, meals and entertainment expenses, and other miscellaneous tax issues.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 8

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Certification(s) Required: CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar

Degree(s) Preferred: Juris Doctorate or Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation

Knowledge Preferred:
Extensive knowledge of accounting methods and inventories, including income deferral opportunities, deduction acceleration, LIFO inventory implementation and enhancements, application of the uniform capitalization rules, accounting for intangibles, capitalization versus expense issues, depreciation, accounting for environmental costs, long-term contract accounting and cost recovery issues and other tax issues.
Thorough knowledge on the timing of income and deductions in connection with lawsuit damages, environmental remediation costs and recoveries, insurance reimbursements and recoveries, and net operating losses.

Considerable knowledge of general tax accounting issues, identify and implement tax accounting planning opportunities, and perform accounting method and inventory studies.

Skills Preferred:
Extensive technical skills, including the application of tax code, legislative and regulatory requirements, interface with IRS Chief Counsel and participate in the AICPA's Tax Accounting Technical Resource Panel task forces to submit comment letters to the IRS and Treasury Department.
Thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection.
Thorough experience as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.

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