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Tax Senior (Planning & Research)

Technology, Full-Time

New York, NY

$150,000 - $175,000 TOTAL COMP

The Role:

Premier strategic financial and advisory firm looking for a Tax Senior for planning and research.

Job  Description:

  • Tax research and planning:
    • Federal, State and Local tax, and foreign tax matters.
    • Analysis and planning in respect of acquisitions and intercompany transfers, both domestic and cross border, including foreign country direct and indirect tax implications;
    • Collaborating with domestic and foreign tax and legal advisers to minimize adverse tax consequences from client activities.
    • Working with tax management in preparation of detailed planning and analysis memoranda re the above.
    • Interface with internal professionals and clients concerning tax planning and structuring matters;
  • Active participation in tax audits/controversy matters, including extensive work on projects entailing preparation of responses to tax authorities, and projects gathering information regarding the same.
    • Reviewing vendor and customer contracts, and offering memoranda, and identify tax issues and propose changes.
    • Merger and Acquisition work including carrying out due diligence, identification and research of related tax issues, and financial analysis of structuring alternatives.

Required Skills:

  • 4-6 years of tax experience with an emphasis on research and planning matters – preferably Big 4, law firm, or Fortune 500 company.
  • Experience in audit defense matters and preparation of responses and gathering information and analysis to formulate responses to Information Document Requests issued by tax authorities.
  • Skill Set:
  • Self-starter that can work on tax planning and research projects and produce draft memoranda for managers to review.
  • Strong tax analytical skills necessary to apply tax technical concepts to complex transactions/structures.
  • Strong communication skills to enable complex tax matters to be explained in writing and verbally to internal and external clients (e.g. non-tax specialists).
  • In-depth familiarity with tax research techniques and resources.
  • Ability to work well in a team setting and collaborate with outside advisers as well as professionals in other departments.
  • Skill in managing and teaching other tax professionals.



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