International Tax Services-Manager

Friedman LLP | New York, NY,USA

This is a Manager position in the International Tax Services group.  The position involves a combination of both compliance and advisory work for a broad client base including high net worth individuals, trusts, partnerships and corporations, both inbound and outbound clients, in a broad range of industries. 

The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience and will be responsible for overseeing, planning and reviewing transaction assignments; supervising staff, interacting with clients, and ensuring the completion of both compliance and advisory projects.

 

Responsibilities:

Excellent knowledge of fundamental US international tax rules including residency and sourcing rules, ECI, Subpart F, PFIC, Foreign Tax Credits, withholding taxes, and tax treaties.

Advanced level tax research and writing skills

Advanced level knowledge of inbound and outbound acquisitions, dispositions and reorganizations

Provides technical advice and comprehensive solutions to clients based on research and analysis

Formulating effective and tax-efficient cross-border strategies for both US and overseas investments; Managing their global structural tax rate

Previous experience with offshore holding and operating structures; intellectual property restructuring

Thorough knowledge of assisting companies to understand and assess the tax impact of company business, operations and transactions in multiple jurisdictions

Comprehensive understanding of international tax reporting obligations, including Forms 1040NR, 1120F, 5471, 5472, 1118, 1116, 926, 8865, 8858, 8621, 3520, 3520A, 2555, and 8833.

Monitors that tasks are assigned and completed on a timely basis and reviews workflow

Oversees Seniors and Staff coordinating the day-to-day duties

Manages multiple assignments inside an engagement

Communicates with Partner on work status and client issues that arise

Conducts research, consults with team members, draws conclusions and prepares memos based on target issues

Advanced knowledge of applicable software (e.g. ProSystem Tax, Engagement, etc.)

Communicates effectively with clients and develop positive relationships with client personnel

Supervises, trains and mentors tax staff

Identifies tax risk management issues and proposes potential solutions through research and collaboration with Engagement Partner

Staying abreast of developments within the international arena that may affect their business, both globally and locally

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS          

Bachelors of Accounting required, JD or MST would be beneficial

CPA or Legal qualification

5-10+ years of relevant experience

4+ years supervisory experience preferred

Prior experience managing engagements and clients

Stays current on technical and industry developments and standards while evaluating potential impacts on their client engagements

Formal mentoring relationships with all levels of staff

Advanced knowledge of international tax matters

Ability to work independently, but also work well with others

Multilingual is beneficial

 

About Friedman

Since 1924, Friedman LLP has been much more than an accounting and consulting firm. We offer tax, accounting, auditing, forensic and management advisory services to publicly/privately held companies and individuals. Our accessibility, personal commitment, entrepreneurial spirit and specialized expertise exemplify the qualities of our client service. We’ve become our clients’ trusted business partner while preserving the team-environment that has helped us prosper.