Mergers & Acquisitions Senior Associate
- Chicago, IL, USA
- Permanent, Full time
- PWC - US
- 22 Oct 17 2017-10-22
Mergers & Acquisitions Senior Associate
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We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses-multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.
The National Mergers and Acquisitions (M and A) group is comprised of subject matter specialists in the areas of Corporate and Partnership Tax M and A. The group advises multinational corporations, privately held companies, and partnerships on the tax aspects of planning, structuring, and executing transactions of all sizes including but not limited to the following:
-analyzes proposed restructuring and acquisition transactions;
-interprets complex statutory and regulatory actions relating to corporate and partnership transactions;
-performs quantitative analysis to assess the tax consequences of specific transactions;
-assist clients with regulatory and legislative initiatives;
- and, prepares for client review submission requests for private letter rulings and technical advice from the IRS.
The national Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) group advises multinational corporations, privately held companies, and partnerships on the tax aspects of planning, structuring, and executing transactions of all sizes.
As part of this group, you will analyze proposed transactions for unusual tax risks or undetermined tax benefits, advise clients on tax-efficient restructurings, interpret complex legislative and regulatory actions relating to corporate and partnership transactions, perform financial analysis to assess the tax consequences of specific transactions, assist clients with regulatory and legislative initiatives, and prepare for client review submission requests for private letter rulings and technical advice from the IRS.
Minimum Years of Experience: 3
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting provided all of the minimum requirements are met for CPA licensure per respective state regulations
Certification(s) Required: CPA or commitment to pass CPA exam before being promoted to Manager and thereafter obtain CPA licensure, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar
Considerable knowledge of M&A practices, including corporate M&A, private equity, post deal integration, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency.
Considerable knowledge of tax consulting services, transaction structuring for tax issues, restructuring, due diligence, strategy formulation, financial modeling and tax planning.
Considerable technical skills, including the application and interpretation of U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Sub-Chapter C corporations, Sub-Chapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated groups, corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, technical writing and reviewing of opinion letters and memoranda and tax due diligence exercises.
Demonstrated experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.
Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.