Tax Manager Tax Manager …

Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Bkd Llp
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Tax Manager
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  • Transaction Tax (M&A Tax) Manager Job Locations US-IL-Chicago - Downtown Posted Date 2 days ago(3/5/2020 8:47 AM) Job ID 2020-6595 Category Transaction Services
  • Responsibilities
    • Lead, supervise, recruit and train team members providing transaction services to clients
    • Advise clients on enhancing tax opportunities and managing risk associated with mergers and acquisitions
    • Analyze tax risks of target companies using tax returns, accounting information and interviews with management
    • Evaluate tax information
    • Write and/or review detailed reports correlating tax due diligence and tax structuring findings with client valuations
    • Identify issues affecting purchase price, deal structure or deal termination
    • Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve tax efficiency and minimize tax risks
    • Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors or other stakeholders
    • Manage and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm
    • Actively pursue new clients for the Transaction Services Team

    Required Skills:

    • Strong current knowledge in U.S. federal income tax, mergers and acquisitions, and transaction services
    • Current knowledge in state and local tax a plus
    • Recent experience with corporate and pass-through tax concepts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • In depth analytical / problem solving skills
    • Ability to develop and manage team members
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Willingness and ability for occasional travel when necessary

    Required Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college/university
    • JD or master’s degree in taxation preferred
    • CPA license or admission to state bar required
    • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in corporate or partnership tax or transaction tax (M&A tax), including at least two (2) years of tax due diligence, from a large public accounting or consulting firm

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