International Tax Managing Director - Washington National Tax Office
Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.International Tax Managing DirectorPOSITION SUMMARY:The International Tax Partner is responsible for the delivery of a full range of international tax services to clients in various industries including Financial Services, Consumer and Industrial Products, Technology, and Professional Services. In addition, the International Tax Partner is responsible for marketing, selling, designing, and implementing tax-planning strategies for an International Accounting Firm.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Develop and maintain strong relationships with business owners and CEOa€ (TM) s of current and potential clients.Effectively identify and manage existing client relationships to enhance client satisfactionIdentify and capitalize on opportunities to sell tax services to existing and potential clients.Effectively manage the fundamentals (ie, realization, utilization, leverage, accounts receivable, expenses).Successfully integrate industry initiatives with local office strategy.Provide technical expertise in the areas of international taxation, regulations, market practices, trends, economic factors, and risk.Plan and execute business process control reviews, internal audits, systems reviews, and other service offerings.Other duties as assigned.REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Bachelora€ (TM) s degree in Accounting or a Mastera€ (TM) s in Taxation; CPA, JD, or LLM in Taxation required.At least ten years of progressive federal tax consulting/compliance experience in public accounting (or a combination of corporate/public accounting experience).Currently or recently an International Tax Partner with a Big 4 accounting firm or global law firm.Experience in a medium- to large-sized public, regional, or national accounting firm.Financial, operational, and systems audit experience, as well as experience in business process control reviews is necessary, along with ACL and/or SAS.Demonstrated new business development experience.Excellent analytical, organizational, and project management skills.Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities.Strong leadership, recruiting, training, coaching and mentoring skills, decision-making, problem-solving, client service, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.High level of technical expertise in the full range of international taxation areas including Foreign Tax Credit, global tax minimization, Subpart F, Section 367. Inbound and Outbound, multinational tax accruals, and FAS 109 issues.Majority of experience should be developing business with domestic corporate clients in the middle market.Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment.PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEProfessional services industry or public accounting firm experience is preferred.Experience in and/or familiarity with the local marketplace a plus.Hands-on, advanced experience using tax technology.ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites.BENEFITS:Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the US member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the worlda€ (TM) s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the US, with more than 565 partners and 8,000 employees.Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically a€" whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.It is Grant Thorntona€ (TM) s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law..