• Manager/Senior Manager - International Corporate Tax

    ID
    2019-2753
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Chicago
  • Overview

    Best-in-class service, stewardship, independence, seamlessness, and transparency – these are the five core values that define the talented professionals at Andersen. We are committed to hiring highly motivated individuals who desire to enhance their career and make a distinct impact. Andersen 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 is the founding member of Andersen Global, an international association of legally separate, independent member firms with over 4,500 professionals worldwide. In the U.S., Andersen 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, 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, 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 – a name from the past, a firm for the future.

     

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

     

    Andersen 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

    Andersen Tax is seeking qualified international tax specialists at the Manager and Senior Manager levels to join our growing corporate international tax practice.  The role offers unique opportunities to work with highly experienced partners on international tax projects to add value for clients.  Andersen Tax is growing rapidly both within the United States and globally.  Tremendous opportunities exist for advancement in the practice as we continue to grow.

     

    The role will include assisting clients and working on consulting, planning, and reporting projects primarily for multinational businesses.  Services the international tax team offers include: M&A support and transaction planning; group restructurings; quantitative analysis and modeling; compliance and reporting support; and inbound matters.  Skills required to be successful will include: some existing knowledge and experience with respect to U.S. federal international tax concepts; ability to successfully manage multiple projects; ability to accurately research and analyze unfamiliar concepts; ability to clearly communicate complex tax concepts in terms of business impact; and commitment to working as part of a team to deliver best in class services to our clients.  

     

    Knowledge and Skill Requirements

    • Bachelor’s and/or Master's degree in accounting or law required Advanced credential allowing for client representation before the Internal Revenue Service required (i.e., CPA or JD);
    • Relevant work experience with a professional services firm or corporate tax department;
    • Knowledge and experience with basic U.S. federal tax concepts, including; subchapter C, subchapter K, subchapter S, and accounting methods; as well as experience with U.S. federal tax return preparation and review
    • Knowledge and experience with core U.S. federal international tax concepts, including; controlled foreign corporation (CFC) and subpart F; foreign tax credits (FTCs), income sourcing, and expense allocation; cross-border M&A and inversion provisions (e.g., section 367, 1248, 7874, etc.); passive foreign investment companies (PFICs); dual consolidated losses (DCLs); treaty analysis; FIRPTA; FATCA; and others
    • Knowledge and experience of 2017 tax reform, including; section 965 transition tax; global low-taxed intangible income (GILTI); foreign-derived intangible income (FDII); base erosion anti-abuse tax (BEAT); section 245A participation exemption; section 267A anti-hybrid rules; section 163(j) interest expense limitations; and various other changes to subpart F and FTC regimes
    • Experience and proficiency with preparing and reviewing
    • MS Excel based computations and models of complex tax computations related to areas noted above, including projections and modeling of alternative scenarios;
    • Experience with preparation and review of key U.S. federal international tax forms and foreign information returns, including; Forms 1118, 5471, 926, 8865, 8858, 5472, 965, 8990, 8991, 8992, 8993, etc. Knowledge and experience with key global international tax developments, including; base erosion and profits shifting (BEPS); anti-tax avoidance directives (ATAD); and various other related developments
    • History of successful project completion and ability to clearly communicate key issues and roles with team members
    • Ability to accurately evaluate business issues, identify and analyze tax issues, and clearly articulate relevant tax issues, application of authority, and conclusions
    • Demonstrated proficiency in written documentation of tax issues and analysis (e.g., history of successful involvement with drafting of technical memoranda, step-plan reports, tax opinion letters, etc.) Leadership, organizational, and project management skills;
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills and a natural facilitator; Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

     

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

     

    Andersen welcomes and encourages workforce diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation (including gender identity and gender expression), mental disability, physical disability, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), age, marital status, military status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws or regulations. All qualified individuals, including those with criminal histories, will be considered in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. Additionally, we make every effort to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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