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Corporate Investigation Counsel Manager

Detroit MI Corporate Investigation Counsel Manager The candidate will lead, conduct, and oversee corporate compliance investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through company's various Code of Business Ethics (CoBE) reporting channels. Reporting to Global Conduct Counts Matters Regional Lead - Corporate Investigator, manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations, and work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such reports and investigations. Actively assist and/or conduct investigations of CC and personnel-related allegations of misconduct registered through company's various reporting channels. Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations (at the direction of an attorney), which includes: defining scope, reviewing documentation, developing investigative plan, notifying appropriate personnel, conducting interviews, compiling investigation status and reports, recommending and implementing proper remedial measures, concluding matters appropriately. Provide advice to organizational leadership concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures related to CC allegations. Collaborate with internal and external resources assembled to address and resolve allegations of misconduct or allegations of other improper processes/practices. Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct CC-related investigations. Draft and/or review analyses to address risks of CC-related misconduct. Consult with and advise HR leadership concerning nature, risks, investigation and remediation of matters. Work with regional Corporate Investigators, Geographic Legal and HR Leads, Global leads of internal functions, and other Global leadership on investigations. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards. Promptly identify and escalate CC matters to Regional Leads for oversight. Develop internal guidelines on CC-investigation related issues. Collaborate with local HR/ER/Legal professionals to effectuate investigations.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree with a J.D. degree. Must have 3+ years of experience in relevant legal function with 1+ year of experience conducting workplace investigations. Employment law experience is desired. Experience and demonstrated capability in conducting and supervising investigations (including compliance-related investigations, employment investigations, and governmental investigations) and in drafting confidential reports and advising senior leadership on such risks is desired. In-depth knowledge of local ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws is an asset. Extensive experience in employee relations and workplace investigations is a plus.
Legal 3 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-25

Corporate Counsel II

Ada MI Corporate Counsel II Duties: Provides legal advice to internal business clients both domestically and in the regions with a functional specialty of labor and benefits. Provides support for Enterprise, Regional and Affiliate, Human Resource, and employment/benefits/immigration business initiatives. Regularly counsels business teams in the company's center operations and its global affiliates about executive offer letters, employment agreements, employee separation and restructures, internal investigations disciplinary issues, compliance with employment laws, restrictive covenants, protected leaves, reasonable accommodations, wellness programs, policy development, compliance with wage and hour laws, and other labor and employment regulations. May advise on immigration and global mobility issues in and among the United States and foreign countries. Stays current on legislative, administrative and judicial decisions and trends impacting the position's area of expertise. Works with Business clients domestically and/or globally to formulate legal labor, employment, and benefits strategy that provides for Enterprise and affiliate growth by managing legal risk to acceptable business levels while seeking competitive advantage. Manages budgets and outside counsel activities. May develop, review or implement company-wide and/or functionally specific training programs. May supervise activities of paraprofessionals and administrative professionals.

Qualifications: Must have a JD Degree/ Law Degree with 8+ years related experience in Labor law. Demonstrates ability to develop and advocate legal risk and risk mitigation strategies within the framework of business plans and priorities. Developed knowledge of legal environment and trends in area of functional responsibility and ability to apply emerging law to business issues. Effectively collaborates internally and externally with peers, Division management and outside counsel.. Demonstrates business acumen and including key internal and external drivers that affect the business, including political and industry trends. Ability to manage budgets, outside counsel spend, and prioritize multiple concurrent projects and business needs. Effectively coordinate and integrates cross-functional resources to support Enterprise goal while providing guidance and support to navigate within the organization. Ability to identify and manage issues across cultures and affiliate legal environments..
Legal 8 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-14

Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager

Southfield MI Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager The candidate will manage a portfolio of litigation, which could include disputes with consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties. Engage outside counsel and manage their work in accordance with Company expectations. Resolve pre-litigation disputes involving consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties. Perform legal research on assigned topics; provide counsel to the business; and, if necessary, draft Legal Position Papers on various topics. Support additional corporate legal requests. Assess the facts and law applicable to various disputes. Provide clear, concise and accurate guidance to the Company on how to respond to various disputes. Work closely with outside counsel to achieve the best possible outcomes. Periodic performance feedback from team members throughout the organization will be sought and will be considered when assessing your performance. Must have Licensed to practice law, with 5+ years of law firm litigation experience. Must have excellent professional and academic credentials. Should have hands on litigation experience, including engaging in all aspects of written discovery, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, as well as trial or arbitration experience; and experience working directly with clients. Must have excellent legal research and writing skills, including familiarity with Westlaw. Should have experience in some of the following areas: consumer finance law; debt collection; credit reporting; the Telephone Consumer Protection Act; commercial contract litigation; employment law; immigration law; or, arbitration. Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-09-08

Labor And Employment Counsel

Benton Harbor MI Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will be reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. This position will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. In this role, you will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Bring your ideas, enthusiasm, and passion to a place where you can make a difference. Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters,. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Company's local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource team's initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes, Ability to travel to Whirlpool sites across the US as needed Juris Doctorate are required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment are required. Active license to practice law in good standing in at least one state in the United States are required. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment are required. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls are required. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment are required. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to work with diverse teams in a fast paced work environment are required. Experience with class actions are required. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation are required. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues are required. Strong commitment to integrity and professionalism are required. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) are required. Applicants must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-31

Vice President, Lead Counsel - Insurance Law & Government Affairs

Howell MI Vice President, Lead Counsel - Insurance Law & Government Affairs The candidate reporting to the Group Counsel, Insurance Law and Government Affairs will serve as the primary Legal Adviser to West Zone Executive Vice President and other senior business leaders on all matters involving regulatory, compliance, business operations and government affairs for personal and commercial lines. Serve as the primary legal advisor with respect to regulatory compliance, regulatory and government affairs, and business matters within assigned states. Interact with and provide leadership within state and national trade associations and property/casualty industry organizations in matters pertaining to regulatory, legal, and business issues. Serve as a leader within the Office of the General Counsel and within the Company. Act as a trusted legal advisor, establishing and driving regulatory and compliance policies throughout the LOB operations. Serve as a business partner, assisting in a variety of transactions which may include joint ventures, partnerships, distribution agreements and other development and business opportunities. Provide legal advice in the development and implementation of new products/policy forms and the maintenance of existing products/policy forms for all LOB operations. Manage shared resources assigned to support the responsibilities listed above. Manage external legal expenses associated with the responsibilities listed above. Retain and consult with outside counsel on matters, as appropriate. Support the overall Office of the General Counsel regulatory compliance and business operations, as appropriate.

A Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate required. Should have 10 years professional experience with demonstrated property and casualty and insurance regulatory legal experience and knowledge. Must have ability to manage the legal aspects of a large property and casualty business unit or division. Should have excellent legal technical abilities with knowledge of LOB insurance regulatory and compliance matters. Must have strong executive presence and the ability to persuade, negotiate and make effective presentations to large and small groups at all levels in the organization. Should have ability to create an environment that encourages collaboration, accountability, respect, and empowerment consistent with company's CARE values and a highly ethical culture. Must have strong people skills, effective at coaching and motivating; serves as a role model to build effective relationships, value the opinions of others, encourage meaningful participation of others at all levels in critical dialogue, and take responsibility for actions. Must be flexible with respect to work scheduling issues or changes that may arise unexpectedly due to business needs or demands. Should have sound judgment and ability to deal well with stress and difficult situations where desired results and outcomes must be achieved in spite of incomplete, inconsistent, or conflicting information and/or competing interests.
Legal 10 - 0 Full-time 2020-08-31

Michigan - Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance

Detroit MI Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 7 years of related work experience. An undergraduate emphasis in accounting and 8+ years of related work experience in tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry OR a Master's degree and 7+ years of related work experience preferred. CPA, J.D. degree or Enrolled Agent certification is required. FAS 109 experience and/or corporate income tax compliance experience preferred. Should have relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas: tax software products such as CORPTax, TaxStreamOneSource, Fast-Tax, LongviewInsource, etc.; tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; and tax process and operational assessments. Ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
Legal 7 - 9 Full-time 2013-03-19

Michigan - Commercial Lending / Transactional Attorney

Detroit MI Commercial Lending / Transactional Attorney
The candidate will report to the Senior Vice President, Middle Market and Global Counsel. Will represent the Bank as a lender in commercial lending transactions. Manage legal work related to the Middle Market and Global Banking (US Banking and International) lending transactions for Bank. Prepare, draft, review and negotiate documentation relating to commercial lending transactions. Analyze and communicate the law as it relates to commercial lending practices and procedures. Provide legal advice to Bank officers and management. Work effectively with outside counsel.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan or eligible for admission without examination. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required. Must have 6 years of experience as an attorney in banking/commercial lending matters, including secured transactions and syndicated loan transactions.
Legal 6 - 8 Full-time 2013-03-11

Michigan - International Tax Senior

Bloomfield Hills MI International Tax Senior
The candidate will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and review of international corporate income tax returns, US and foreign partnership tax returns, informational returns for foreign corporations, financial outlook tax input and tax accruals. Will prepare and review the international components of the quarterly and annual income tax provision process including: review and analysis of the foreign tax packages completed by foreign controllers; incorporation of statutory international income tax provision calculations into the consolidated global income tax provision including evaluation of valuation allowances, tax attribute carryforwards, deferred tax calculations and the impact of purchase accounting; preparation of foreign uncertain tax positions and their impact on both the foreign jurisdiction and US filing jurisdictions; preparation of the inclusions to be recorded in the US related to foreign operations such as Subpart F income, Section 956, deemed dividends and withholding taxes; tracking of OFL, E&P and foreign tax credits; and preparation and analysis of cash flows related to international taxes. Research international tax planning. Research and track political and legislative environments within the jurisdictions of company's footprint and beyond to identify opportunities and risks related to international taxation. Prepare and maintain international transfer pricing documentation. Prepare US compliance for foreign operations including: forms 5471, 8858 and 1118 and related calculations and workpapers; all statements, elections and disclosures as required on an annual basis; and coordination with tax personnel to ensure foreign inclusions are calculated and available for inclusion in the consolidated 1120. Interact with other functional managers on tax issues, including legal, human resources and payroll, as well as business units financial/operating management with respect to subsidiaries and SBUs in developing policies to minimize tax liabilities. Travel less than 10% to domestic and international businesses.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; and 3-5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. M.A. in Taxation or Professional Accounting, or J.D. degree preferred. CPA is also preferred. Should have strong knowledge of federal and state tax laws and ASC 740. A solid knowledge of payroll and individual taxes as they affect corporations is needed. Prior exposure to international tax matters is essential. Experience with a 'Big Four' public accounting firm with focus on the service of multinational clients on international tax engagements and a corporate tax department is preferred. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and CorpTax desired. Exposure to SAP BPC (Outlooksoft) and/or Hyperion preferred.
Legal 3 - 5 Full-time 2013-03-06

Michigan - Tax Manager - National Tax - International Tax Quantitative Services Manager

Detroit MI Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager
The candidate will report directly to the national leader of the ITqS practice. The focus of the ITqS group is to assist companies in determining, reporting and managing their US tax attributes using quantitative analysis and modeling related to their international operations. Work with the National ITqS Leader, others in the National ITqS group and local office teams in the design and execution of complex ITqS projects with significant clients of the firm. Projects will include assisting clients with US international information reporting, computing US tax attributes related to international operations, modeling the impact of proposed US international tax legislation, and advising clients on improvements to their tax provision process. Assist in the development of the ITqS practice including the development and implementation of quantitative tools and processes. Provide thought leadership by drafting Tax Alerts and articles on ITqS technical developments for internal and external publication and teaching internal training courses on international taxation.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting and 5 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree in law or tax and 4 years of related work experience. Must have 3+ years of relevant tax experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm or equivalent experience in business or industry. CPA certification is needed. Should have experience in modeling quantitative attributes around foreign tax credits.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-02-26

Michigan - Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager

Detroit MI Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager
The candidate will work in the International Tax Quantitative Services (ITqS) practice. Will report directly to the national leader of the ITqS practice. Work with the National ITqS Leader, others in the National ITqS group and local office teams in the design and execution of complex ITqS projects with significant clients of the firm. Projects will include assisting clients with US international information reporting, computing US tax attributes related to international operations, modeling the impact of proposed US international tax legislation, and advising clients on improvements to their tax provision process. Assist in the development of the ITqS practice including the development and implementation of quantitative tools and processes. Provide thought leadership by drafting Tax Alerts and articles on ITqS technical developments for internal and external publication and teaching internal training courses on international taxation.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree in law or tax and 7 years of related work experience. CPA certification is required. Must have 5+ years of relevant tax experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm or equivalent experience in business or industry. Should have experience in modeling quantitative attributes around foreign tax credits.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-02-26
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Intellectual Property Manager
In-House,GENERAL MOTORS.
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Associate Legal General - Corporate Center And Patents
In-House,Whirlpool Corporation
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Corporate Investigation Counsel Manager
Refer job# AERD151956
 
Corporate Investigation Counsel Manager The candidate will lead, conduct, and oversee corporate compliance investigations arising out of alleged misconduct raised through company's various Code of Business Ethics (CoBE) reporting channels. Reporting to Global Conduct Counts Matters Regional Lead - Corporate Investigator, manage notification, recording and reporting process related to investigations, and work with senior company leadership to assess and address significant legal risks associated with such reports and investigations. Actively assist and/or conduct investigations of CC and personnel-related allegations of misconduct registered through company's various reporting channels. Oversee and conduct legally privileged investigations (at the direction of an attorney), which includes: defining scope, reviewing documentation, developing investigative plan, notifying appropriate personnel, conducting interviews, compiling investigation status and reports, recommending and implementing proper remedial measures, concluding matters appropriately. Provide advice to organizational leadership concerning risk and appropriate remedial measures related to CC allegations. Collaborate with internal and external resources assembled to address and resolve allegations of misconduct or allegations of other improper processes/practices. Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support attorneys and other investigative personnel assembled to conduct CC-related investigations. Draft and/or review analyses to address risks of CC-related misconduct. Consult with and advise HR leadership concerning nature, risks, investigation and remediation of matters. Work with regional Corporate Investigators, Geographic Legal and HR Leads, Global leads of internal functions, and other Global leadership on investigations. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting investigations, rights of reporting individuals, rights of accused, and compliance-related standards. Promptly identify and escalate CC matters to Regional Leads for oversight. Develop internal guidelines on CC-investigation related issues. Collaborate with local HR/ER/Legal professionals to effectuate investigations.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree with a J.D. degree. Must have 3+ years of experience in relevant legal function with 1+ year of experience conducting workplace investigations. Employment law experience is desired. Experience and demonstrated capability in conducting and supervising investigations (including compliance-related investigations, employment investigations, and governmental investigations) and in drafting confidential reports and advising senior leadership on such risks is desired. In-depth knowledge of local ethical/conduct/compliance-related risks, employee rights and obligations, and related laws is an asset. Extensive experience in employee relations and workplace investigations is a plus.
 
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Corporate Counsel II
Refer job# LCTC151770
 
Corporate Counsel II Duties: Provides legal advice to internal business clients both domestically and in the regions with a functional specialty of labor and benefits. Provides support for Enterprise, Regional and Affiliate, Human Resource, and employment/benefits/immigration business initiatives. Regularly counsels business teams in the company's center operations and its global affiliates about executive offer letters, employment agreements, employee separation and restructures, internal investigations disciplinary issues, compliance with employment laws, restrictive covenants, protected leaves, reasonable accommodations, wellness programs, policy development, compliance with wage and hour laws, and other labor and employment regulations. May advise on immigration and global mobility issues in and among the United States and foreign countries. Stays current on legislative, administrative and judicial decisions and trends impacting the position's area of expertise. Works with Business clients domestically and/or globally to formulate legal labor, employment, and benefits strategy that provides for Enterprise and affiliate growth by managing legal risk to acceptable business levels while seeking competitive advantage. Manages budgets and outside counsel activities. May develop, review or implement company-wide and/or functionally specific training programs. May supervise activities of paraprofessionals and administrative professionals.

Qualifications: Must have a JD Degree/ Law Degree with 8+ years related experience in Labor law. Demonstrates ability to develop and advocate legal risk and risk mitigation strategies within the framework of business plans and priorities. Developed knowledge of legal environment and trends in area of functional responsibility and ability to apply emerging law to business issues. Effectively collaborates internally and externally with peers, Division management and outside counsel.. Demonstrates business acumen and including key internal and external drivers that affect the business, including political and industry trends. Ability to manage budgets, outside counsel spend, and prioritize multiple concurrent projects and business needs. Effectively coordinate and integrates cross-functional resources to support Enterprise goal while providing guidance and support to navigate within the organization. Ability to identify and manage issues across cultures and affiliate legal environments..
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager
Refer job# EELJ151662
 
Staff Attorney, Litigation Manager The candidate will manage a portfolio of litigation, which could include disputes with consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties. Engage outside counsel and manage their work in accordance with Company expectations. Resolve pre-litigation disputes involving consumers, motor vehicle dealers, employees, vendors, service providers, and other third parties. Perform legal research on assigned topics; provide counsel to the business; and, if necessary, draft Legal Position Papers on various topics. Support additional corporate legal requests. Assess the facts and law applicable to various disputes. Provide clear, concise and accurate guidance to the Company on how to respond to various disputes. Work closely with outside counsel to achieve the best possible outcomes. Periodic performance feedback from team members throughout the organization will be sought and will be considered when assessing your performance. Must have Licensed to practice law, with 5+ years of law firm litigation experience. Must have excellent professional and academic credentials. Should have hands on litigation experience, including engaging in all aspects of written discovery, taking and defending depositions, motion practice, as well as trial or arbitration experience; and experience working directly with clients. Must have excellent legal research and writing skills, including familiarity with Westlaw. Should have experience in some of the following areas: consumer finance law; debt collection; credit reporting; the Telephone Consumer Protection Act; commercial contract litigation; employment law; immigration law; or, arbitration.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Labor And Employment Counsel
Refer job# BXCX151548
 
Labor and Employment Counsel The candidate will be reporting to the Chief Labor and Employment Counsel. This position will also work closely with the Employee Experience team. In this role, you will represent and provide counsel to the Company on all matters related to labor and employment law. Will be an integral part of the Human Resources Legal team as it supports's human resources, labor, and employment activities. Bring your ideas, enthusiasm, and passion to a place where you can make a difference. Provide advice and counsel to management regarding compliance with existing labor and employment laws and new legislation. Provide advice and counsel on issues related to the ADAFMLA, USERRA, state and federal wage and hour laws, state and federal employment discrimination statutes, FLSA, equal pay, corporate separateness and contingent workers' issues, affirmative action and diversity, drug-free workplace, NLRA claims, general union relations and contract negotiations, strike support, employee discipline and termination, restructuring, whistleblower laws, wrongful discharge claims, drafting employment agreements and policies, and other labor and employment law matters,. Provide representation for the Company before state and federal administrative agencies, including the EEOC, state and local human rights agencies, the Department of Labor, OFCCP, other labor and employment related agencies, as well as in mediations and arbitrations under Company's local union grievance procedures. Cost-effectively manage employment litigation and interface with outside counsel. Support counseling for employment and labor matters in select countries where Whirlpool does business. Provide advice and counsel on labor related aspects of mergers and acquisitions. Provide advice and counsel in other business areas and work on legal projects to improve business policies and processes. Support and contribute to HR Legal team's annual objectives,the Company and Human Resource team's initiatives, and work on continuous improvement of our policies and processes, Ability to travel to Whirlpool sites across the US as needed Juris Doctorate are required. 3+ years experience at a law firm or as in-house counsel with a practice that focuses on labor and employment are required. Active license to practice law in good standing in at least one state in the United States are required. Strong oral and written communication skills are required. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills are required. Demonstrated experience providing legal advice in a highly regulated environment are required. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and effectively and ability to make on the spot risk calls are required. Demonstrated experience prioritizing conflicting demands from multiple business clients in an extremely fast paced environment are required. Ability to set and meet multiple priorities, initiative to take on new challenges and high energy to work with diverse teams in a fast paced work environment are required. Experience with class actions are required. Demonstrated effectiveness in the practice of employment and labor with particular emphasis on NLRA / union issues, Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, USERRA, FLSA, and employment-related torts and litigation are required. Experience with global employment and/or litigation issues are required. Strong commitment to integrity and professionalism are required. Strong working knowledge of English language (oral and written) are required. Applicants must be Licensed to Practice Law in at least one state in the United States and must be a member in good standing with that State bar.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Vice President, Lead Counsel - Insurance Law & Government Affairs
Refer job# GYGM151580
 
Vice President, Lead Counsel - Insurance Law & Government Affairs The candidate reporting to the Group Counsel, Insurance Law and Government Affairs will serve as the primary Legal Adviser to West Zone Executive Vice President and other senior business leaders on all matters involving regulatory, compliance, business operations and government affairs for personal and commercial lines. Serve as the primary legal advisor with respect to regulatory compliance, regulatory and government affairs, and business matters within assigned states. Interact with and provide leadership within state and national trade associations and property/casualty industry organizations in matters pertaining to regulatory, legal, and business issues. Serve as a leader within the Office of the General Counsel and within the Company. Act as a trusted legal advisor, establishing and driving regulatory and compliance policies throughout the LOB operations. Serve as a business partner, assisting in a variety of transactions which may include joint ventures, partnerships, distribution agreements and other development and business opportunities. Provide legal advice in the development and implementation of new products/policy forms and the maintenance of existing products/policy forms for all LOB operations. Manage shared resources assigned to support the responsibilities listed above. Manage external legal expenses associated with the responsibilities listed above. Retain and consult with outside counsel on matters, as appropriate. Support the overall Office of the General Counsel regulatory compliance and business operations, as appropriate.

A Bachelor's degree and Juris Doctorate required. Should have 10 years professional experience with demonstrated property and casualty and insurance regulatory legal experience and knowledge. Must have ability to manage the legal aspects of a large property and casualty business unit or division. Should have excellent legal technical abilities with knowledge of LOB insurance regulatory and compliance matters. Must have strong executive presence and the ability to persuade, negotiate and make effective presentations to large and small groups at all levels in the organization. Should have ability to create an environment that encourages collaboration, accountability, respect, and empowerment consistent with company's CARE values and a highly ethical culture. Must have strong people skills, effective at coaching and motivating; serves as a role model to build effective relationships, value the opinions of others, encourage meaningful participation of others at all levels in critical dialogue, and take responsibility for actions. Must be flexible with respect to work scheduling issues or changes that may arise unexpectedly due to business needs or demands. Should have sound judgment and ability to deal well with stress and difficult situations where desired results and outcomes must be achieved in spite of incomplete, inconsistent, or conflicting information and/or competing interests.
 
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Michigan - Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
Refer job# RDSR25907
 
Tax Senior Manager - National Tax - Tax Performance Advisory - Tax Reporting and Compliance
The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 7 years of related work experience. An undergraduate emphasis in accounting and 8+ years of related work experience in tax process improvement experience or equivalent experience in business or industry OR a Master's degree and 7+ years of related work experience preferred. CPA, J.D. degree or Enrolled Agent certification is required. FAS 109 experience and/or corporate income tax compliance experience preferred. Should have relevant experience in one or more of the following specialty areas: tax software products such as CORPTax, TaxStreamOneSource, Fast-Tax, LongviewInsource, etc.; tax data and reporting requirements for ledger and consolidation systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.; and tax process and operational assessments. Ability to travel at least 50% of the time is required.
 
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Michigan - Commercial Lending / Transactional Attorney
Refer job# 0LDR25835
 
Commercial Lending / Transactional Attorney
The candidate will report to the Senior Vice President, Middle Market and Global Counsel. Will represent the Bank as a lender in commercial lending transactions. Manage legal work related to the Middle Market and Global Banking (US Banking and International) lending transactions for Bank. Prepare, draft, review and negotiate documentation relating to commercial lending transactions. Analyze and communicate the law as it relates to commercial lending practices and procedures. Provide legal advice to Bank officers and management. Work effectively with outside counsel.

The candidate should have a J.D. degree from an accredited law school. Should be a member in good standing with the State Bar of Michigan or eligible for admission without examination. Bachelor's degree from an accredited university is required. Must have 6 years of experience as an attorney in banking/commercial lending matters, including secured transactions and syndicated loan transactions.
 
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Michigan - International Tax Senior
Refer job# K0FQ25793
 
International Tax Senior
The candidate will be responsible for the preparation, analysis and review of international corporate income tax returns, US and foreign partnership tax returns, informational returns for foreign corporations, financial outlook tax input and tax accruals. Will prepare and review the international components of the quarterly and annual income tax provision process including: review and analysis of the foreign tax packages completed by foreign controllers; incorporation of statutory international income tax provision calculations into the consolidated global income tax provision including evaluation of valuation allowances, tax attribute carryforwards, deferred tax calculations and the impact of purchase accounting; preparation of foreign uncertain tax positions and their impact on both the foreign jurisdiction and US filing jurisdictions; preparation of the inclusions to be recorded in the US related to foreign operations such as Subpart F income, Section 956, deemed dividends and withholding taxes; tracking of OFL, E&P and foreign tax credits; and preparation and analysis of cash flows related to international taxes. Research international tax planning. Research and track political and legislative environments within the jurisdictions of company's footprint and beyond to identify opportunities and risks related to international taxation. Prepare and maintain international transfer pricing documentation. Prepare US compliance for foreign operations including: forms 5471, 8858 and 1118 and related calculations and workpapers; all statements, elections and disclosures as required on an annual basis; and coordination with tax personnel to ensure foreign inclusions are calculated and available for inclusion in the consolidated 1120. Interact with other functional managers on tax issues, including legal, human resources and payroll, as well as business units financial/operating management with respect to subsidiaries and SBUs in developing policies to minimize tax liabilities. Travel less than 10% to domestic and international businesses.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university; and 3-5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. M.A. in Taxation or Professional Accounting, or J.D. degree preferred. CPA is also preferred. Should have strong knowledge of federal and state tax laws and ASC 740. A solid knowledge of payroll and individual taxes as they affect corporations is needed. Prior exposure to international tax matters is essential. Experience with a 'Big Four' public accounting firm with focus on the service of multinational clients on international tax engagements and a corporate tax department is preferred. Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and CorpTax desired. Exposure to SAP BPC (Outlooksoft) and/or Hyperion preferred.
 
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Michigan - Tax Manager - National Tax - International Tax Quantitative Services Manager
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Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager
The candidate will report directly to the national leader of the ITqS practice. The focus of the ITqS group is to assist companies in determining, reporting and managing their US tax attributes using quantitative analysis and modeling related to their international operations. Work with the National ITqS Leader, others in the National ITqS group and local office teams in the design and execution of complex ITqS projects with significant clients of the firm. Projects will include assisting clients with US international information reporting, computing US tax attributes related to international operations, modeling the impact of proposed US international tax legislation, and advising clients on improvements to their tax provision process. Assist in the development of the ITqS practice including the development and implementation of quantitative tools and processes. Provide thought leadership by drafting Tax Alerts and articles on ITqS technical developments for internal and external publication and teaching internal training courses on international taxation.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting and 5 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree in law or tax and 4 years of related work experience. Must have 3+ years of relevant tax experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm or equivalent experience in business or industry. CPA certification is needed. Should have experience in modeling quantitative attributes around foreign tax credits.
 
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Michigan - Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager
Refer job# 30ON25689
 
Tax Senior Manager - International Tax Quantitative Services Senior Manager
The candidate will work in the International Tax Quantitative Services (ITqS) practice. Will report directly to the national leader of the ITqS practice. Work with the National ITqS Leader, others in the National ITqS group and local office teams in the design and execution of complex ITqS projects with significant clients of the firm. Projects will include assisting clients with US international information reporting, computing US tax attributes related to international operations, modeling the impact of proposed US international tax legislation, and advising clients on improvements to their tax provision process. Assist in the development of the ITqS practice including the development and implementation of quantitative tools and processes. Provide thought leadership by drafting Tax Alerts and articles on ITqS technical developments for internal and external publication and teaching internal training courses on international taxation.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting and 8 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree in law or tax and 7 years of related work experience. CPA certification is required. Must have 5+ years of relevant tax experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm or equivalent experience in business or industry. Should have experience in modeling quantitative attributes around foreign tax credits.
 
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