Director - Individual International

6 days ago
ID
2017-2486

Overview

Best-in-class service, stewardship, independence, seamlessness, and transparency – these are the five core values that define the talented professionals at Andersen Tax. We are committed to hiring highly motivated individuals who desire to enhance their career and make a distinct impact. Andersen Tax is one of the largest independent tax firms in the United States, providing a wide range of tax, valuation, financial advisory and related consulting services to individuals, commercial clients and alternative investment funds. Andersen Tax has a worldwide presence through the member firms and collaborating firms of Andersen Global. In the U.S., Andersen Tax has more than 1,000 personnel located in 19 cities across the country. Our team of top advisors has extensive backgrounds in international accounting firms, law firms, the IRS, and state taxing authorities. We demonstrate our commitment to our people through programs like our Women’s, Veterans’, and Diversity initiatives, which allow us to maintain both a positive and supportive work environment. We aim to be the benchmark for quality in our industry and serve as the standard by which other firms are measured.

At Andersen Tax, we offer a rewarding career path for exceptional and motivated individuals. From the moment your employment begins, you will be exposed to a wide variety of projects that will give you the opportunity to stand out and make a difference. Additionally, due to our favorable Managing Director to Associate ratio, you will receive significant hands-on mentoring from our senior professionals who are invested in your growth and development. We foster an environment based on learning and allow our employees to grow through hands-on work experience, participation in local office and national training programs, and strong mentoring relationships. Through our sustained growth and best-in-class service, we can offer substantial long-term career opportunities and the tools you need to become an emerging leader. If you want to be a part of a growing and exciting organization, then consider your opportunities with Andersen Tax – a name from the past, a firm for the future.

Please view our website at www.andersentax.com for additional information on Andersen Tax.

Andersen Tax offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, retirement programs, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, professional accreditation assistance, and other employee incentives.

 

Description

As a member of the Private Client Services practice, Individual International Tax Directors oversee the Expat efforts of multiple client service teams on engagements for a variety of clients including entrepreneurs, executives, partnerships, closely-held businesses, estates, and trusts. Individual International Tax Directors plan, execute, direct, and complete tax projects; provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients; market, design, and implement tax-planning strategies for clients and manage to budget. Responsibilities include preparation of complex annual returns for high net worth clients including foreign corporation reporting (Form 5471), foreign mutual funds under both excess distribution and mark-to-market regimes (Form 8621), foreign bank and pension savings accounts (FBAR/Form 8938), foreign earned income exclusion (Form 2555), foreign tax credits (Form 1116), Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification (Form W-9) and Certificate of Status of Beneficial Owner for United States Tax Withholding and Reporting [Entities] (Form W-8-BEN). Individual International Tax Directors conduct secondary review of, and have ultimate responsibility for, complex income tax returns including federal and multi-state filings. Individual International Tax Directors maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, ensure deadlines are met, and lead change efforts effectively. Individual International Tax Directors are responsible for managing, developing, training, and mentoring Associates and Managers on tax projects, and assessing performance for engagement reviews.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree required;
  • Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree preferred;
  • Advanced credential allowing for client representation before the Internal Revenue Service required (i.e. CPA or JD);
  • At least 8 years relevant work experience with an accounting firm, including at least 4 years of Private Client experience;
  • Strong technical knowledge of complex tax issues;
  • Proven leadership and strong organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a natural facilitator;
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; and
  • Proficient use of technology including MS Excel.

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

 

Andersen Tax is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits each and every form of unlawful employment discrimination as delineated by federal, state or local law. Andersen Tax welcomes and encourages workforce diversity.

 

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