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Sr. Manager, Tax

Ascendo Resources

McLean, VA

Full Time
Day Shifts

Education & Experience Requirements

Professional Certificate
5+ years of experience preferred

Job Description


  • Identify, evaluate, recommend and drive implementation of federal tax planning initiatives that align with the company’s business, financial and risk objectives
  • Research and evaluate tax implications of enterprise wide business transactions and provide guidance to the respective business units
  • Interact and coordinate tax implications of business transactions with outside legal counsel
  • Manage, direct and develop other federal tax planning associates
  • Collaborate with the tax reporting and tax controversy teams on transactions and planning initiatives, as well as providing support in the ASC 740 process and federal tax audits
  • Provide tax oversight and planning for federal tax credit programs


  • Strong technical knowledge of U.S. federal corporate income tax law
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including ability to research and resolve complex tax issues
  • Proven ability to drive completion of large, complex projects across multiple internal and external reporting and organizational lines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to present technical matters to management in a clear and concise manner

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or military experience
  • CPA or Juris Doctor
  • At least 6 years of tax experience with public companies, accounting firms, or law firms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MS or LLM in Tax
  • 8 or more years of federal tax planning experience
  • Financial institution tax experience, including taxation of financial instruments
  • Experience in structuring complex financial transactions
  • Technical knowledge of U.S. partnership income tax law
  • International tax experience including GILTI, BEAT, foreign tax credit calculations, foreign currency hedging and other international expansion tax implications
  • General knowledge of income tax accounting rules
  • Experience with federal tax credit programs, including LIHTC and NMTC

Ascendo is a certified minority-owned staffing firm, and we welcome and celebrate diversity.

Ascendo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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