Research & Development Tax Manager in Everett, WA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Moss Adams LLP   •  

Everett, WA 98201

Industry: Legal & Accounting


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

The Tax Specialty Group at Moss Adams specializes in international, federal, and state and local tax services designed to help our clients reduce their tax liability, increase cash flow, and manage risk. The R&D Tax Credit team at Moss Adams assists a wide variety of companies to identify and quantify federal and state research tax credits. They perform R&D tax credit studies, interview clients and document eligible tax credit criteria, research and draft technical memoranda regarding R&D and tax issues, as well as assist with other projects as assigned.

Individuals who thrive at Moss Adams exhibit the following success skills – Collaboration, Critical Thinking, Emotional Intelligence, Executive Presence, Growth Mindset, Intellectual Curiosity, and Results Focus.


  • Assists in planning and running engagements
  • Schedules and conducts informational gathering interviews with clients
  • Obtains and organizes documentation obtained from the client
  • Assists in the identification and management of R&D Tax Credit engagements
  • Performs tax research
  • Drafts technical reports and correspondence
  • Assists with taxing authority audit defense
  • Mentors staff and seniors


  • Bachelor's degree required; emphasis in Accounting, Business, Construction Management or Engineering preferred
  • Advanced degree preferred (e.g. MST, JD, or LL.M)
  • CPA, Enrolled Agent, Professional Engineer or bar membership or equivalent credential strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years of related experience in R&D tax credits or tax compliance
  • Experience training and supervising Staff and Seniors
  • Excellent client service skills - internal and external
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong research ability
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, tasks and simultaneous projects
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook)
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 20%

Valid Through: 2019-11-14