International Commercial Tax Director

ID
2020-3707
Job Locations
US-NY-New York

The Firm

At Andersen Tax LLC (“Andersen”), we offer a rewarding career path for exceptional, motivated, and entrepreneurial individuals. From the moment your employment begins, you will be exposed to a variety of projects giving you the opportunity to stand out and make a difference. Because of our favorable Managing Director to Associate ratio, you will receive hands-on mentoring from firm leaders that prioritize your growth and development.

 

Once you join the team, you will become well-acquainted with our core values: Best-in-Class, Stewardship, Independence, Seamlessness, and Transparency. These are the qualities that define Andersen professionals.

 

Know that through our sustained growth and best-in-class service, we offer substantial long-term career opportunities and the tools necessary to be 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.

The Role

Andersen Tax is seeking qualified international tax specialists at the Director level to join our growing corporate 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 and we look for qualified candidates to grow the international tax practice in Metro NY.

 

The role will include assisting clients and working on consulting, planning, and reporting projects primarily for multinational businesses. Services the international tax team would offer 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: 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.

The 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);
  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience, with at least 5 years of experience within  a professional services firm;
  • 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;
  • 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.  

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