Senior Manager - Tax Policy & Advocacy

POSTED ON 8/11/2022 CLOSED ON 11/3/2022

Job Posting for Senior Manager - Tax Policy & Advocacy at Tax Policy & Advocacy - the Association Careers

About the Role:

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 assinged 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, as well as with members and the public. Closely collaborate with other AICPA teams, particularly the Congressional and Legislative Affairs, and Tax Practice Management and Ethics Teams.  You will report to the Director of Tax Policy and Advocacy. 

Your Responsibilities: 

Tax Policy and Advocacy

  • Lead the development of well-written, timely 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

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

Outreach and Communications

  • Effectively coordinate and assist with the communication of timely and 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 Initiatives

  • Support Association initiatives by reaching out to other Association teams and state societies, and interacting with outside organizations.  Foster communication and collaboration across the Institute.


  • Develop and maintain relationships with key 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 emerging issues. 

About You:

  • Strong knowledge of federal tax law
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Knowledge of tax legislative and regulatory processes
  • Project management skills and proven ability to multi-task
  • Ability to deliver creative ideas to build or enhance Tax Division strategic initiatives
  • Capable of working effectively with a diverse group of individuals

Required Experience, Qualifications & Education:

  • Senior level experience in related fields 
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA designation or equivalent certfication 

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, pension plan, annual leave, parental leave, 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 our 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, 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.

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.

Learn more about The Association on LinkedIn and our Career Site.

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

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