Cost Segregation Engineer

100% Remote - Cost Segregation Engineer - Great Company Culture - Opportunity For Growth!

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A bit about us:

Based in Chicago, IL we are the 11th largest accounting firm in Chicago, has proudly served entrepreneurial, middle market businesses since 1919! Clients benefit by working directly with us, while drawing on highly experienced industry experts with regional insight throughout North America and around the world.

Over 100 years of superior client service and pure organic growth - without a single merger!
Accounting Today - Top 100 Firm and Regional leader for 2022

Why join us?

Medical and prescription drug insurance, two plans + employer contribution to HSA
Dental insurance, two plans
Vision insurance
Flexible spending accounts (medical and dependent care)
Life and AD&D insurance
Short and long-term disability insurance
Identity theft coverage
Pet insurance
HomeThrive subsidized benefit (those caring for aging loved ones)
Long term care
Employee assistance program
Pre-tax transportation and parking benefit; mileage reimbursement
401k savings plan (Traditional and Roth options)
Profit-sharing plan, 100% contributed by the Firm, 5-year vesting schedule
Paid-time-off allotment, holiday pay, bereavement leave
Leave under FMLA, paid parental leave
Access to fitness centers on-site, subsidized/low monthly dues
Cell service corporate discount
Technology reimbursement (for personal device use)
Tuition reimbursement, incentive for successful CPA exam completion
Professional licensing fees, professional membership fees, and continuing professional education course opportunities are provided for as long as within the scope of the employees’ nature of employment
Lunches and dinners provided throughout the year, particularly during season

Job Details

Responsible for completing cost segregation studies. Works with the senior management team, sales team, and any other contacts to proficiently complete reports and successfully deal with client accounts. Responsible for gathering data about client properties, and then uses the information and technical training to complete a multi-step assessment process that will efficiently complete the cost segregation study by performing the following duties.

Work will include, but not be limited to:
  • Provide detailed cost analysis of commercial, industrial & residential building projects; perform approximately two studies a week (personally)
  • Perform quantity takeoffs from construction documents and physical site inspections
  • Perform physical site inspections
  • Analyze construction cost data and design drawings
  • Coordinate and collect information from building owners, architects, engineers and contractors
  • Estimate construction costs using nationally recognized costing sources
  • Assist with new client identification and cost segregation study proposals
  • Project coordination with internal tax preparation team regarding project status, results, and planning opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to standards established in the IRS Audit Technique Guide
  • Ensure current industry technology is utilized at highest level of efficiency and effectiveness
  • Other tasks as assigned

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to travel extensively (including overnight) by conventional means including aircraft, motor vehicle, and the like to sites that are both in and out of state
  • Must be able to communicate with coworkers and clients face to face, on the phone,
and/or via email
  • Also a sedentary position requiring extensive sitting at a desk and use of a computer while preparing reports on the site visit studies

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Chicago, IL
Job Type
$100,000 - $160,000