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Senior Manager - Tax Policy & Advocacy

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About the Role:

As a Senior Manager, Tax Policy & Advocacy, you will represent the Association's interest in legislative and regulatory based advocacy efforts. Monitor, review, and evaluate tax legislative and regulatory tax issues for assigned technical areas. Work with and motivate assigned technical resource panels (volunteers) to maximize effectiveness, quality and productivity related to advocacy efforts. Develop professionally written advocacy-based positions and communicate those positions with IRS, Treasury, Congressional tax writing committees, other developers and administrators of tax policy, and with members and the public. Collaborate with other AICPA teams, the Congressional and Legislative Affairs teams, and Tax Practice Management and Ethics Teams. You will report to the Director of Tax Policy and Advocacy.

You Will:

Support Tax Policy and Advocacy

  • Lead the development of well-written advocacy positions (e.g. comment letters, position papers, testimony for Congressional and Internal Revenue Service hearings, and other advocacy documents) on legislative or regulatory changes in the assigned technical areas.

Manage Technical Resource Panels

  • Manage technical resource panels to monitor tax legislative and regulatory issues. Coordinate the review, and submission of approved advocacy positions (e.g. comment letters) in the assigned technical areas.

Manage Outreach and Communications

  • Coordinate and help communicate practical information about advocacy efforts related to tax legislative and regulatory developments in the assigned technical areas to help educate members and the public and promote advocacy efforts.

Broader Institute Programs

  • Support Association programs by reaching out to other Association teams and state societies.


  • Develop relationships with individuals in government (e.g. Internal Revenue Service and Department of the Treasury), Congress, state societies, and other organizations to promote tax advocacy positions and stay informed of latest issues.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • CPA designation or equivalent certification
  • Extensive experience in federal tax law
  • Knowledge of tax legislative and regulatory processes
  • Project management skills
  • Desire to work with a diverse group of individuals

How We Support You:

We provide flexibility to help you achieve a good work-life balance. You'll be part of a global, diverse team who foster an environment of inclusion and belonging where you are valued for who you are and where you come from.

We offer benefit options in and out of the workplace, including healthcare, retirement, paid time-off, parental leave, and an employee assistance program. We provide resources that support your mental health and evolve our offerings to meet your needs. We care about our employees' welfare and focus our benefits package on the benefits which support your wellbeing. We also recognize that everyone has different priorities, so in addition to our core benefits to support your health we offer flexible options for you to choose benefits that are right for you, your family, and your lifestyle.

We believe in non-stop learning and are committed to investing in learning opportunities that help you reach your full potential and support your continued development.

About Us:

At The Association, a Great Place to Work-Certified company, we are transforming the accounting and finance profession. We are future-focused, empowering the world's most accomplished accountants to stay relevant, meet today's demands, and prepare for tomorrow's challenges through quality education, resources, and training.

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This is a hybrid working position, based out of our office in Washington, DC.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

This role is not intended to be based and/or filled in NYC and therefore the salary is not published. If you are an NYC resident and wish to be considered for this opportunity, please reach out to the recruiter listed on the posting and they will be happy to provide you any further information.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Association of International Certified Professional Accountants is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


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