Senior Accountant - International Tax

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP New York City , NY 10008

Posted 7 days ago

Overview

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm whose specialized professionals guide clients through an ever-changing business world, helping them win now and anticipate tomorrow. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly, and its affiliated entities, have operations in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with 33,600 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion. Visit bakertilly.com or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.

It's an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

We are currently looking for an International Tax Senior to join our HNW Tax practice in our Manhattan office.

Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with managers in the HNW and commercial tax groups organizing, monitoring, and ensure timely completion of compliance and consulting engagements

  • Prepare federal and state income tax returns for expatriated taxpayers and US HNW individuals with substantial foreign assets

  • Prepare international tax forms (5471, 8621, 8858, 8865, 8938, etc) for individuals and businesses

  • Progressively assume review responsibility for the returns of international taxpayers

  • Perform tax research and prepare quality documentation of findings and tax positions

  • Assist managers and partners in a variety of tax planning projects

  • Assist in delivering training programs and other internal development initiatives within the tax department

Qualifications

  • 2-3 years of progressive public accounting experience in the preparation of individual and business tax returns. HNW/closely held businesses experience preferred

  • Solid knowledge of principles of federal taxation (accounting methods, individual, partnership, corporate)

  • Prior exposure to international tax forms and principles of US international taxation

  • Prior experience with OVDP/Offshore Streamlined filings preferred

  • Proven ability to analyze foreign information sources, understand unusual and/or incomplete data sets, apply judgment in reaching defensible conclusions

  • Familiarity with research tools and structure of tax sources (code, regulations, official guidance, etc)

  • Strong interest in developing a career in the international tax arena and assisting a divers and challenging client base

  • CPA or eligibility to sit for CPA exam. MST or availability to pursue it preferred

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