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.
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
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
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.