Baker Tilly

  • Research & Development (R&D) Tax Consultant

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee | US-IL-Chicago
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  • Overview

    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.


    It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!



    Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017


    • 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
    • Train/mentor junior staff and interns


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Accounting or business related field 
    • 1+ 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

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    Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.