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Federal Tax Associate (Fall 2025/Winter 2026) - Rochester

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1mo ago

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 $66K

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  • You need a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, 3.0 GPA, CPA exam progress, strong communication and computer skills, ability to travel, work on a team, and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • You will work closely with high net worth clients, completing tax planning, research, and returns. Develop strong relationships and stay current on tax legislation to provide cutting edge tax ideas for minimizing tax rates.

Graduate Job

Accounting & TaxRochester


  • At RSM, associates work with large and small companies in various industries. They develop strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their businesses and challenges. Associates work on multiple team engagements each year, including several pieces of any particular assignment - not just one part. Working in a mutually respectful team environment helps our associates perform at their best and integrate their career with their personal life.


  • Minimum B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent from an accredited university ​
  • Accounting major ​
  • Travel to assigned client locations may be required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations​
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred ​​
  • Preferred Qualifications: ​
  • Working toward the successful completion of the CPA exam - tax associates have the opportunity to obtain the audit hours required for full certification ​
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills ​
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel ​
  • Ability to work effectively on a team ​
  • Ability to work and multitask in a fast-paced environment

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax


  • Working with high net worth families, closely held businesses, estates, trusts and private foundations​
  • Developing strong working relationships with clients built on understanding their needs and challenges​
  • Completing tax planning and research​
  • Preparing federal and state & local tax returns​
  • Developing a general understating of reporting requirements of different entity structures and the compliance process​
  • Increasing involvement in developing cutting edge tax ideas that could significantly lessen clients overall effective tax rates​
  • Leveraging tax knowledge and understanding of the tax preparation process to bring work to completion for review​
  • Demonstrating awareness of differing levels of assurance as it relates to tax positions taken through writing memoranda and other written documentation on complex tax issues for business and private tax clients​
  • Staying current on tax legislation relevant to Private Client Service clients


Work type

Full time

Work mode





66000 USD