Cost Segregation Manager

United States
Tax – Cost Segregation /
Full-time /
BPM Overview:
BPM – where caring and community is in our company DNA, we are always striving to be our best selves; and we’re compelled to ask the questions that lead to innovation. As a Cost Segregation Supervisor, you will conduct analysis for real property and building improvements with the aim of identifying costs. You will take care of the clients and work on growing the business. Your work will directly influence how well the firm does. In addition, you will get the chance to guide and support a group of talented staff. You will be their mentor and coach, using your expertise to help them improve their technical and professional skills. It's an exciting opportunity to make a real impact on the company and help others grow in their careers.
If you're someone who enjoys being part of a growing team that they help create, then this role might be the perfect fit for you! A strong technical skillset and expertise in cost segregation are crucial attributes for this position. If you are a skilled professional seeking a challenging opportunity to contribute to cost segregation matters and possess the requisite technical acumen, we encourage you to apply. This role offers an exciting platform to elevate your career and thrive in an environment that values expertise and innovation.
Working with BPM means using your experiences, broadening your skills, and reaching your full potential in work and life – while also making a positive difference for your clients, colleagues, and communities. Our shared entrepreneurial spirit drives us to see and do things differently. Our passion for people makes BPM a place where everyone feels welcome, valued and part of something bigger.

Our Perks & Benefits:

    • Total rewards package: from flexible work arrangements to personalized benefit structures and financial compensation options that give you choice and flexibility.
    •  Well-being resources: interactive wellness platform and incentives, an employee assistance program and mental health resources, and Colleague Resource Groups (CRGs) that provide safe spaces for colleagues to share, be heard, feel valued and deepen connections. Flexibility: 14 Firm holidays including two floating holidays, Flex PTO, paid family leave, winter break, summer hours and remote work options, so you can balance challenging yourself with taking care of yourself.
    •  Professional development opportunities: A learning culture with CPA exam resources and bonuses, tuition reimbursement, a coach program, live classes, workshops, and seminars offered by our Learning and Development team.

In this role, you will get to:

    • See yourself as a trusted business advisor, working face-to-face with clients and advising them on the use of cost segregation studies and help mitigate risk.
    • Work for a leading CPA advisory firm that serves middle market clients and whose owners have both their clients' and employees' best interests in mind and are transparent in their decisions.
    • Contribute to your engagement team's professional growth and develop your own leadership skills to build a career with endless opportunities now, for tomorrow.

For this role, you will:

    • Have 4+ years of relevant experience and a BS/BA degree in Architecture, engineering, construction management, construction engineering, electrical, mechanical, or civil engineering (preferred, but not required) with 4-8 years of relevant experience.
    • Problem-solving strategies and conflict resolution skills
    • Well organized and possesses the ability to multi-task
    • Prioritize projects based on deadlines
    • Knowledge of building systems, construction techniques, and construction cost documentation (i.e. AIA forms G702 and G703, change order logs, project cost summaries, etc.)
    • Knowledge of construction cost estimating, and experience using Marshall & Swift Valuation Service and R.S. Means
    • General understanding of Federal tax law relating to fixed assets and depreciation (Section 1245 and 1250 property, Rev Proc. 87-56, IRC 168, etc.), Federal tangible property regulations and the Tax Cuts and jobs Act
    • Work with clients to procure data related to acquisition or construction
    • Analyze construction cost documents, including contractor payment applications
    • Develop and review quantity takeoffs from blueprints, on site, and from other sources of property.
    • Review estimates developed from costing manuals such as RS Means and Marshall Valuation
    • Perform and supervise physical site inspections
    • Prepare and review reports and prepare schedules that support findings from analysis
    • Have basic understanding of real estate appraisals and valuation studies
    • Communicate and resolve questions with internal and external stakeholders
    • Familiarity with construction design and construction processes. Supervise, train and develop staff.

    • Who is successful at BPM:
    • Caring people who put others first
    • Self-starters who embody the BPM entrepreneurial spirit
    • Authentic individuals with a diverse point of view
    • Lifelong learners with a drive to excel
    • Resilient people who rise to the occasion

    • BPM Summary:
      BPM LLP is one of the 40 largest public accounting and advisory firms in the United States with a global team of over 1,200 colleagues. A Certified B Corp, the Firm works with clients in the agribusiness, consumer business, financial and professional services, life science, nonprofit, wine and craft beverage, real estate and technology industries. BPM’s diverse perspectives, expansive expertise and progressive solutions come together to create exceptional experiences for individuals and businesses around the world. To learn more, visit our website.

Pay Range - $105k - $175k/yr.
The salary range provided is intended for candidates in the San Francisco Bay Area who meet the minimum requirements of the position.  Candidates who do not reside in the San Francisco Bay Area, do not meet the minimum requirements, or exceed the requirements are encouraged to apply and a recruiter will provide you with a range specific to your location and qualifications.

Wondering if you should apply?

At BPM we are people who value people. We are progressive and purposeful. We are a firm with flexibility. Our shared entrepreneurial spirit drives us to see and do things differently. And our passion for people makes BPM a place where everyone feels welcome, valued, and part of something bigger.


BPM provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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