Director-International Tax Services

Job ID 
2011-1531
Location(s) 
US-NY
Category 
Consulting - All Openings
Business Unit 
Tax Advisory
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Overview:

The International Tax Services practice of Alvarez & Marsal Taxand is responsible for advising corporate and private equity clients across all industries on cross-border international tax planning and tax-efficient supply chain matters. We are thought leaders in offering mergers and acquisitions and other tax planning advice to financially distressed companies

Our International Tax Services team provides consulting services to our clients on many international tax matters, including, but not limited to, corporate restructurings, mergers and acquisitions and post-merger integrations. A&M Taxand's International Tax Services professionals work on a variety of international tax technical subjects, including U.S. foreign tax credit and repatriation planning, cash management planning techniques, cross-border financings, treaty issues, accounting for income taxes, and total global effective tax rate management.

Responsibilities:
  • Work with current and prospective multinational clients to develop long-term, sustainable effective tax rate (ETR) solutions;
  • Lead brainstorming and other technical sessions intended to understand a client or prospective client's international tax architecture;
  • Proficiently research technical issues arising from such brainstorming sessions;
  • Analyze tax and financial data and model ETR impact;
  • Keep current with tax practices and changes in the tax law having a direct impact on our current and prospective clients;
  • Assist in the marketing of international tax services to existing and potential clients;
  • Draft and assist in the delivery of proposals and other client presentations;
  • Provide and review written and oral advice to clients serving a range of industries;
  • Supervise assignments of tax professionals serving as Associates and Senior Associates;
  • Mentor and supervise tax professionals serving as Associates and Senior Associates; and
  • Liaise with our Taxand affiliates across the globe to market international tax services.
  • Qualifications:
  • 5+ years international tax experience gained in law firm, industry or Big Four (significant experience in federal taxation will be considered);
  • Prior experience with some or all of the following international tax planning areas: Outbound transactions and Subpart F, Inbound Transactions, Check the Box , Tax Treaty Issues, Repatriation, Foreign Tax Credit Planning, Global Cash Utilization and Accounting for Income Taxes;
  • Master's Degree in Taxation or JD/LL.M preferred. Must be either a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or admitted to a United States Bar;
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to exceed client expectations and deliver quality client service;
  • Ability to collaborate with others;
  • Excellent research, writing and oral communication skills;
  • Strong project management skills necessary;
  • Compliance experience a plus;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • Possess creative problem solving skills; and
  • Ability to work independently in an entrepreneurial environment.
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