Manager/Director - Transaction Tax

Clifton Larson Allen Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 2 months ago

We are hiring a Transaction Tax Manager/Director.

CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen), the 8th largest public accounting firm in the United States, is proud to create inspired careers. We recognize that not everyone wants to grow their career paths in the same way. That's why CLA exists to create opportunities. We promise to know you and help you.

This is why we've created our Director and Manager career paths! These positions share the same level of seniority, but they allow YOU to choose which path is right for you.

Director

  • If you love servicing existing client relationships and want to grow your career without the pressure of having to bring new client relationships into the firm, then this is the opportunity for you!

Manager

  • This is a great path for those who have a passion for servicing clients, want to build a book of business, and want to advance into a Principal role. If you love being an industry professional, thrive when identifying business opportunities for clients, and desire to be a Principal, then this is the opportunity for you!

What you will do as the Transaction Tax Manager/Director:

As the Transaction Tax Manager, you will work closely with our clients and team members in providing tax due diligence, structuring, modeling and other tax advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions and reorganization transactions. Through analysis of financial and tax data, you will provide insights to key decision-makers that help them increase value and reduce tax risks and uncertainty inherent in transactions.

You will also work with the CLA service teams to deliver an integrated approach to clients before, during and after the transaction. This includes working directly with experienced Principals who teach, train, and promote a great working environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage tax due diligence, structuring, modeling and other special project engagements related to acquisitions and dispositions by private equity investor groups, family offices and strategic buyers

  • Liaise with investment bankers, attorneys, valuation professionals, and other deal professionals

  • Perform tax research of transaction-related federal, state/local and international tax matters

  • Work with CLA specialty tax groups as needed (SALT, Global Tax and Federal Tax Solutions)

  • Write and review reports and orally present findings to client

  • Lead, train and provide meaningful real-time feedback of tax staff

  • Keep leadership informed of engagement progress and issues encountered

  • Keep up to date with new federal, state and international tax developments

  • Participate in internal and external business development activities to develop relationships and the CLA brand

Your experience likely includes:

  • 6+ years' of experience performing federal, state and/or international tax compliance, planning and consulting services in a public accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related field

  • CPA or JD required

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • J.D., LL.M. in Taxation and/or Master's in Taxation (MST)
  • Knowledge of a broad range of business tax matters in various industries

  • Ability to handle multiple engagements and client service teams and perform in a fast-paced, high-energy team environment

  • A strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas

  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and tax research skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Shortly after you apply you will receive an invitation with additional information. CLA has partnered with Pymetrics to allow you to showcase your potential and help us get to know you a little better. The Pymetrics games take 20-30 minutes to complete and there are no right or wrong answers - so we hope you have fun! Following completion of the Pymetrics games, CLA will view the Pymetrics results alongside other information as part of the application review process.

CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/

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