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Grant Thornton LLP Manager WNTO International Tax Group in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Tax Manager, WNTO International Tax Group* *

Position Summary

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in our offices across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

The Manager in our Washington National Tax Office's International Tax group provides support to other members of the group as they serve as tax technical resources to, and team with, practice offices to deepen technical knowledge throughout the Firm.  The Manager also assists in interactions with national and regional leadership to drive tax initiatives that feed into broader regional and national tax goals.  In addition, the Manager has a key role in providing technical training and in providing Thought Leadership in the International tax area.  The Tax Manager develops close interaction with clients, both internal and external, to provide planning and consulting expertise and is responsible for development of tax professionals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Address, research, and consult on complex international income tax technical issues specific to US businesses operating outside the US and Foreign business operating within the US. * Review documentation and computations for projects such as GILTI calculations, E&P studies, transaction related analysis, etc. * Work closely with our Tax Business Lines on identifying risk management issues related to these specialty areas. * Prepare memoranda and opinions regarding tax advice. * Track new developments from Congress, Treasury, the IRS and the courts. * Work with other specialty groups on issues that intersect with other technical matters such as corporate, transfer pricing and partnership tax. * Support firm-wide and external training to enhance the knowledge of firm professionals and clients in cross-border matters. * Develop tools that will be utilized by our firm to provide quality service to our clients. * Elevate the Grant Thornton brand. * Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards. * Other job duties as assigned.

  • CPA, or JD (LLM in Taxation preferred).
  • 5 or more years of International tax consulting experience at a major public accounting or law firm, with a preference for candidates with experience at a National Tax Office and/or IRS National office.
  • Demonstrated success in tax technical work.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, writing, and project management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel spreadsheet preparation and interpretation.
  • Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities.
  • Ability to work additional hours and travel to various client sites as needed.
  • Willingness to relocate to the Washington, DC area. REWARDS & BENEFITS

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Title: Manager WNTO International Tax Group

Location: District of Columbia-Washington

Requisition ID: 048124