At BKD, our Transaction Services team is led by a talented team of experienced transaction advisors, who have a sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated. We focus on training and developing our teams to help them reach their full potential. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are seeking variety, we would love to talk to you!
In this position, you will develop expertise, expand your knowledge and build collaborative relationships within the practice and with clients. Further, you will have meaningful support from firm leadership for substantial professional development and perform due diligence while living inside or outside of traditional major markets.
The Transaction Services leadership team takes pride in creating and maintaining a supportive and respectful environment for our team members. Apply or submit your contact information below if you're interested in learning how we can support your professional and personal goals.
What You Will Do:
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
Prepare and analyze reports correlating tax diligence and tax structuring findings with client valuations
Identify issues affecting purchase price, deal structure or deal termination
Read and advise clients with respect to purchase agreements
Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve tax efficiency and minimize tax risks
Work closely with executives, investment bankers, private equity and corporate clients, attorneys or other stakeholders
Work alongside other BKD team members to exceed client expectations
A successful Trusted Advisor has:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Proven ability to effectively supervise and coach team members
Willingness and ability to travel
Bachelor's degree in accounting from an accredited college/university
CPA license or admission to state bar required
JD or master's degree in taxation preferred
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
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
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel and PowerPoint
Experience the BKD difference for yourself. For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com. BKD, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or other protected classifications.
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At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.
As a part of our People First culture, we invest in the well-being of our Trusted Advisors so they can provide Unmatched Client Service. Click here to learn how we invest in our people: bkd.com/careers/our-investment-in-our-people.
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