BRAYN is looking for a new BRAYNiac on the West Coast! Interested in joining our dynamic team?

Firm Overview

BRAYN Consulting LLC is a consulting firm that supports CPA firms and their clients in taking full advantage of specialty tax credits and incentives. We are currently a small firm, but growing at a fast pace and we need high quality talent. We primarily serve closely-held, mid-sized companies. This allows our partners and staff to experience a penumbra of issues, challenges and opportunities different than those afforded by Big-4 or Top 10 Accounting Firms.

Mission Statement

BRAYN will be the pre-eminent specialty tax incentives firm by harnessing technology, emotional intelligence, and experience to optimize value for clients and BRAYNiacs alike.

Job Title: Tax Credit Manager

Summary: Tax Credit Manager will manage staff and work under partners with limited supervision in completing tax incentive studies, particularly the R&D tax credit, for a variety of clients primarily in Southern California and the Western United States.

Location: Virtual Position

Preference will be given to applicants on the West Coast, particularly in the following cities:

  • Los Angeles, CA or greater metropolitan area
  • Orange County, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • Portland, OR
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Seattle, WA

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete studies for the R&D tax credit, as well as other specialty incentives as needed
  • Obtain and analyze client data using Excel models
  • Write detailed reports and narratives
  • Research, understand, and analyze many internal revenue codes, treasury regulations, tax court cases, and other cases
  • Document, review, and assemble comprehensive work product for review by IRS and FTB examiners
  • Interview clients in-person, over the phone, and via e-mail
  • Work remotely from home office, but travel throughout country to perform site visits, attend conferences, or meet with fellow staff
  • Communicate and interact directly with clients, CPAs, administrative staff, partners, and CEO about project status, etc.

Skills & Qualifications

  •  Minimum 2 years of experience with R&D tax credit projects in quantification and documentation required
  • Previous experience managing staff required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field required
  • Candidate who is pursuing or maintains a CPA license or related certification preferred
  • Previous experience working remotely a plus
  • Some travel required (up to 30% of work time traveling)
  • Time management and attention to detail critical to job performance
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task on a variety of tasks and projects
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills, strong documentation skills
  • Strong client interaction skills
  • Self-starter, roll-up-your-sleeves attitude and a good sense of humor
  • Must have secure work location


  • Huge room for growth and advancement
  • Learn to perform studies for a variety of tax incentives, such as the R&D tax credit, Cost Segregation, and other service lines
  • Work with an experienced, close-knit team that emphasizes work-life balance and personal growth and development
  • Work from home, flexible schedule
  • 401K, Medical, and Dental Insurance available
  • Permissive bonuses

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