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Tax Counsel

Santa Monica CA Tax Counsel Responsibilities: Coordinating IRS exams and significant U.S. state tax audits, including acting as a primary point of contact for auditors, coordinating the internal data collection process to respond to audit requests, drafting and reviewing written responses to taxing authorities, performing technical research, maintaining audit files and consulting with external advisors. Performing technical research on U.S. tax topics to support the tax team, as needed. Topics could include executive compensation, payroll tax, sub-C, sub-K, accounting methods and not-for-profit among others. Preparing memoranda to document technical positions. Supporting the tax accounting team in evaluating uncertain tax positions. Supporting the tax team with special projects, including the evaluation of potential acquisitions.

Requirements: JD Degree required. LLM degree preferred. CPA ccredential a plus. 5+ years of law firm or public accounting experience with a proven track record of high-performance. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Effective at managing accelerated deadlines and competing priorities. Detail-oriented with effective organization and execution skills. Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, informal work environment.
Legal 5 - 0 Full-time 2020-04-02

Senior Attorney I / Tax Counsel / Tax Controversy

Memphis TN Senior Attorney I / Tax Counsel / Tax Controversy The candidate will provide legal counsel and advice to the corporation and its subsidiaries to ensure their effective operation in accordance with federal, state, local and/or international laws. Should have 6 or more years of experience with a broad range of tax matters, including domestic and/or international tax planning and tax controversy. The position will report to the Corporate Legal Departments Staff Director of Tax Law, and responsibilities will include: Frequent interaction with legal staff and internal clients throughout the FedEx enterprise. Research and drafting related to all aspects of the FedEx multinational corporate tax practice. Research, drafting, and negotiations related to federal, state and/or international tax planning and tax controversy (e.g. audits, appeals, and litigation). Preparing, managing, and/or advising the FedEx Tax Department and other internal clients regarding tax matters. Direct interaction with government attorneys related to federal, state, and/or international tax matters. Direct management of outside counsel, as applicable. Active participation in Corporate Development projects (e.g. Mergers & Acquisitions) including due diligence and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements. Some domestic and international travel may be required. Should have A CPA or LLM in Taxation. Admitted to a state bar and licensed (or qualified to be licensed) to practice law in Tennessee. Experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney with quality tax experience. The ideal candidate will indicate a willingness to develop an understanding of the transportation and technology industries. Federal tax controversy experience, international tax experience and/or foreign language skills are a plus. Juris Doctorate Degree from an A.B.A accredited law school and admission to the bar. At least six (6) years of experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney in relevant area of law. Superior academic record. Ability to determine appropriateness of settlement or litigation. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong negotiation, human relations and communications skills. Legal 6 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-14

Tax Attorney

Irvine CA Tax Attorney The candidate responsibilities include: Prepare tax returns, including supporting work papers for various types of returns such as individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, non-profits, etc. Research and consult on various tax projects. Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other taxing authorities. Prepare extensions and quarterly estimates. Assist on special projects as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required; Master of Tax preferred. Master of Tax or JD/LLM preferred. 1 year of related experience is required. Previous experience in a public accounting firm preferred. CPA preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office. Legal 1 - 0 Full-time 2020-03-05

New York - FSR Tax Director

New York NY FSR Tax Director
The candidate should have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Membership of the Bar required. Must have 8+ years of experience. Should have extensive knowledge of the tax implications associated with loans, debt equity securities, derivatives, structured notes, mortgage backed securities, asset backed securities and collateral debt obligations. Must have thorough knowledge of acquisition of distressed credits, loan restructurings, settlement obligations and real estate mortgage investment conduits. Extensive technical skills, including FAS 109, FIN 48, GAAP Reporting Issues and Mark to Market elections for asset backed and mortgage backed securities preferred.
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2013-03-23

Virginia - Manager - Private Client Service (PCS) Tax Practice

McLean VA Manager - Private Client Service (PCS) Tax Practice
The candidate will be responsible for the preparation and review of tax returns. Will participate in identifying client issues and communicating with clients and financial managers. Should preferably have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree with 3.0 GPA. Advanced credential like CPA, J.D., CFP or CFA preferred. Must have 5+ years of relevant work experience with an accounting firm, including 3+ years of PCS experience.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-23

Washington - State and Local Tax Manager, Indirect Taxes, Sales and Use

Seattle WA State and Local Tax Manager, Indirect Taxes, Sales and Use
The candidate should have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Master of Science in Taxation, J.D. with Accounting or Tax, or Master of Law in Taxation preferred. Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar required. Must have 5+ years of experience. Should have thorough knowledge of a variety of state and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work. Considerable knowledge of sales and use tax implications on FAS 5, and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions is required. Comprehensive technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense preferred.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-23

Wisconsin - Senior Manager - Tax

Madison WI Senior Manager - Tax
The candidate will oversee tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients, review complex tax research on a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions for a variety of entities and their affiliates. Will research and consult on various tax matters, respond to IRS and other tax authority inquiries when requested, make recommendations to the client for consideration. Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon knowledge gained relative to the client's operations, processes, and business objectives. Build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service. Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls. Manage, supervise, train and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisal process. Manage engagements and projects in order to achieve specific revenue and profit objectives through the management of the client's budget, invoicing for time incurred and collecting fees billed. Invest in professional development through active participation in training sessions and networking events both internally and externally. Assist with recruiting activities to include campus recruiting along with referring experienced individuals to the firm and participating in the firm's Employee Referral Bonus Program.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Master's degree, J.D. or other applicable advanced degree would be preferred. CPA and/or J.D. degree are required. Must have 8+ years of experience in a professional services firm providing tax compliance services including 2+ years of supervisory experience.
Legal 8 - 10 Full-time 2013-03-22

California - Associate - Commercial Tax Practice

Palo Alto CA Associate - Commercial Tax Practice
The candidate will serve as member of various client service teams and receive both formal and on-the-job training to hone and develop technical knowledge of corporate and partnership tax planning, consulting, compliance and provision work. In addition to the preparation of tax returns, will participate in the tax planning and consultation process for clients. Will also be responsible for basic tax research.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree and/or an advanced degree in Accounting, Taxation, J.D. or LL.M. degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have 1+ year of relevant work experience with an accounting firm.
Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2013-03-22

California - Tax Senior - Indirect Tax - Sales and Use

San Francisco CA Tax Senior - Indirect Tax - Sales and Use
The candidate will work on multiple and challenging tax engagements and to contribute to the delivery of innovative sales and use tax planning ideas for diverse clients. Will contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with timely and responsive services and work products. Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts. Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management. Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations. Thoroughly and accurately analyze information. Prepare quality, practical approaches to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions. Share tax planning ideas with others. Supervise the work of Staff professionals. Participate in and contribute to achieving team goals. Assist in the development of recommendations and implementation plans and assist in making quality decisions in complex and judgmental areas.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 1-2 years of related work experience. Should have a degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field. An advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable. Must have 1+ year of relevant tax consulting experience or equivalent experience in business or industry. CPA certification, Enrolled Agent, CMI, Member of the Bar, or foreign equivalent certification required. Broad exposure to state and local taxation needed.
Legal 1 - 3 Full-time 2013-03-22

Wisconsin - Manager - Tax

Milwaukee WI Manager - Tax
The candidate will lead client relationships on day to day tax matters supporting partners with service execution and development of extended services. Will plan and participate in tax projects and compliance on various multinational client engagements. Manage engagements through a teaming structure, leveraging resources appropriately and developing a team that will enhance client experience. Consult on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate and flow through taxation, accounting methods, and implications to owners. Coordinate with specialty tax practice on complicated tax matters in the state and local, international and credits/incentives area. Manage and lead the staff through structured mentorship program and informal coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts. Participate in performance appraisals process including being a formal performance counselor for staff. Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls. Participate in special projects. Coordinate on the job training with formalized firm training to individuals on the team and within the firm. Oversee administrative tasks including engagement letter and fee management, billing, and collections of clients.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field. Master's degree, J.D. or other applicable advanced degree preferred. Should have CPA with experience in tax planning with Partnerships, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, other flow through entities and high net worth clients. Must have 5+ years of progressive experience in professional accounting functions including 2+ years of supervisory responsibilities.
Legal 5 - 7 Full-time 2013-03-22
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Tax Counsel
Refer job# UOGO149012
 
Tax Counsel Responsibilities: Coordinating IRS exams and significant U.S. state tax audits, including acting as a primary point of contact for auditors, coordinating the internal data collection process to respond to audit requests, drafting and reviewing written responses to taxing authorities, performing technical research, maintaining audit files and consulting with external advisors. Performing technical research on U.S. tax topics to support the tax team, as needed. Topics could include executive compensation, payroll tax, sub-C, sub-K, accounting methods and not-for-profit among others. Preparing memoranda to document technical positions. Supporting the tax accounting team in evaluating uncertain tax positions. Supporting the tax team with special projects, including the evaluation of potential acquisitions.

Requirements: JD Degree required. LLM degree preferred. CPA ccredential a plus. 5+ years of law firm or public accounting experience with a proven track record of high-performance. Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Effective at managing accelerated deadlines and competing priorities. Detail-oriented with effective organization and execution skills. Strong analytical, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, informal work environment.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Senior Attorney I / Tax Counsel / Tax Controversy
Refer job# ZVWS148859
 
Senior Attorney I / Tax Counsel / Tax Controversy The candidate will provide legal counsel and advice to the corporation and its subsidiaries to ensure their effective operation in accordance with federal, state, local and/or international laws. Should have 6 or more years of experience with a broad range of tax matters, including domestic and/or international tax planning and tax controversy. The position will report to the Corporate Legal Departments Staff Director of Tax Law, and responsibilities will include: Frequent interaction with legal staff and internal clients throughout the FedEx enterprise. Research and drafting related to all aspects of the FedEx multinational corporate tax practice. Research, drafting, and negotiations related to federal, state and/or international tax planning and tax controversy (e.g. audits, appeals, and litigation). Preparing, managing, and/or advising the FedEx Tax Department and other internal clients regarding tax matters. Direct interaction with government attorneys related to federal, state, and/or international tax matters. Direct management of outside counsel, as applicable. Active participation in Corporate Development projects (e.g. Mergers & Acquisitions) including due diligence and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements. Some domestic and international travel may be required. Should have A CPA or LLM in Taxation. Admitted to a state bar and licensed (or qualified to be licensed) to practice law in Tennessee. Experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney with quality tax experience. The ideal candidate will indicate a willingness to develop an understanding of the transportation and technology industries. Federal tax controversy experience, international tax experience and/or foreign language skills are a plus. Juris Doctorate Degree from an A.B.A accredited law school and admission to the bar. At least six (6) years of experience and demonstrated competence as a practicing attorney in relevant area of law. Superior academic record. Ability to determine appropriateness of settlement or litigation. Excellent research and writing skills. Strong negotiation, human relations and communications skills.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Tax Attorney
Refer job# QQSF148736
 
Tax Attorney The candidate responsibilities include: Prepare tax returns, including supporting work papers for various types of returns such as individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates, trusts, non-profits, etc. Research and consult on various tax projects. Respond to inquiries from the IRS and other taxing authorities. Prepare extensions and quarterly estimates. Assist on special projects as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field required; Master of Tax preferred. Master of Tax or JD/LLM preferred. 1 year of related experience is required. Previous experience in a public accounting firm preferred. CPA preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
New York - FSR Tax Director
Refer job# T4VX25994
 
FSR Tax Director
The candidate should have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Membership of the Bar required. Must have 8+ years of experience. Should have extensive knowledge of the tax implications associated with loans, debt equity securities, derivatives, structured notes, mortgage backed securities, asset backed securities and collateral debt obligations. Must have thorough knowledge of acquisition of distressed credits, loan restructurings, settlement obligations and real estate mortgage investment conduits. Extensive technical skills, including FAS 109, FIN 48, GAAP Reporting Issues and Mark to Market elections for asset backed and mortgage backed securities preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Virginia - Manager - Private Client Service (PCS) Tax Practice
Refer job# 6OUC25992
 
Manager - Private Client Service (PCS) Tax Practice
The candidate will be responsible for the preparation and review of tax returns. Will participate in identifying client issues and communicating with clients and financial managers. Should preferably have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related degree with 3.0 GPA. Advanced credential like CPA, J.D., CFP or CFA preferred. Must have 5+ years of relevant work experience with an accounting firm, including 3+ years of PCS experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
Washington - State and Local Tax Manager, Indirect Taxes, Sales and Use
Refer job# FPK725997
 
State and Local Tax Manager, Indirect Taxes, Sales and Use
The candidate should have a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. Master of Science in Taxation, J.D. with Accounting or Tax, or Master of Law in Taxation preferred. Certified Public Accountant, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar required. Must have 5+ years of experience. Should have thorough knowledge of a variety of state and local tax sales and use tax laws, regulations, policies and procedures, as well as tax planning, restructuring, due diligence, audit defense, reverse audits and state controversy work. Considerable knowledge of sales and use tax implications on FAS 5, and software tools available to automate sales and use tax compliance decisions is required. Comprehensive technical skills in a wide range of multistate sales and use tax matters, including FAS 5, reverse audits, tax planning, consulting, compliance, automation, mergers and acquisitions, controversy and audit defense preferred.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Wisconsin - Senior Manager - Tax
Refer job# LAX125986
 
Senior Manager - Tax
The candidate will oversee tax-planning responsibilities for federal and individual clients, review complex tax research on a wide range of tax issues related to business transactions for a variety of entities and their affiliates. Will research and consult on various tax matters, respond to IRS and other tax authority inquiries when requested, make recommendations to the client for consideration. Provide recommendations for business and process improvements based upon knowledge gained relative to the client's operations, processes, and business objectives. Build relationships and communicate effectively with the client to provide superior client service. Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls. Manage, supervise, train and lead the staff through counsel, guidance and coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts; participate in performance appraisal process. Manage engagements and projects in order to achieve specific revenue and profit objectives through the management of the client's budget, invoicing for time incurred and collecting fees billed. Invest in professional development through active participation in training sessions and networking events both internally and externally. Assist with recruiting activities to include campus recruiting along with referring experienced individuals to the firm and participating in the firm's Employee Referral Bonus Program.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Master's degree, J.D. or other applicable advanced degree would be preferred. CPA and/or J.D. degree are required. Must have 8+ years of experience in a professional services firm providing tax compliance services including 2+ years of supervisory experience.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
California - Associate - Commercial Tax Practice
Refer job# TO9A25990
 
Associate - Commercial Tax Practice
The candidate will serve as member of various client service teams and receive both formal and on-the-job training to hone and develop technical knowledge of corporate and partnership tax planning, consulting, compliance and provision work. In addition to the preparation of tax returns, will participate in the tax planning and consultation process for clients. Will also be responsible for basic tax research.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree and/or an advanced degree in Accounting, Taxation, J.D. or LL.M. degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Must have 1+ year of relevant work experience with an accounting firm.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
California - Tax Senior - Indirect Tax - Sales and Use
Refer job# NAXV25984
 
Tax Senior - Indirect Tax - Sales and Use
The candidate will work on multiple and challenging tax engagements and to contribute to the delivery of innovative sales and use tax planning ideas for diverse clients. Will contribute to client satisfaction by providing clients with timely and responsive services and work products. Demonstrate an understanding of increasingly complex tax concepts. Discuss moderately complex tax issues with the engagement team and client management. Keep informed of current tax developments and effectively apply tax knowledge to client situations. Thoroughly and accurately analyze information. Prepare quality, practical approaches to the client's tax situation and arrive at appropriate conclusions. Share tax planning ideas with others. Supervise the work of Staff professionals. Participate in and contribute to achieving team goals. Assist in the development of recommendations and implementation plans and assist in making quality decisions in complex and judgmental areas.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related work experience OR a Graduate degree and 1-2 years of related work experience. Should have a degree with an emphasis in accounting, finance, or a related field. An advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable. Must have 1+ year of relevant tax consulting experience or equivalent experience in business or industry. CPA certification, Enrolled Agent, CMI, Member of the Bar, or foreign equivalent certification required. Broad exposure to state and local taxation needed.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 
 
Wisconsin - Manager - Tax
Refer job# FD1R25987
 
Manager - Tax
The candidate will lead client relationships on day to day tax matters supporting partners with service execution and development of extended services. Will plan and participate in tax projects and compliance on various multinational client engagements. Manage engagements through a teaming structure, leveraging resources appropriately and developing a team that will enhance client experience. Consult on technical matters and special projects in various areas of corporate and flow through taxation, accounting methods, and implications to owners. Coordinate with specialty tax practice on complicated tax matters in the state and local, international and credits/incentives area. Manage and lead the staff through structured mentorship program and informal coaching. Evaluate performance and work efforts. Participate in performance appraisals process including being a formal performance counselor for staff. Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls. Participate in special projects. Coordinate on the job training with formalized firm training to individuals on the team and within the firm. Oversee administrative tasks including engagement letter and fee management, billing, and collections of clients.

The candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field. Master's degree, J.D. or other applicable advanced degree preferred. Should have CPA with experience in tax planning with Partnerships, S-Corporations, C-Corporations, other flow through entities and high net worth clients. Must have 5+ years of progressive experience in professional accounting functions including 2+ years of supervisory responsibilities.
 
EMAIL TO COLLEAGUE  PERMALINK
 

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