Human Capital Services - Global Mobility Tax Manager

Grant Thornton - New York City, New York
9/5/2017 12:51:54 PM
038373




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Global Mobility Tax Manager – Human Capital Services

Position Summary:

The Global Mobility Services Manager is responsible for the delivery of a full range of global mobility services for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include interacting closely with clients to provide day-to-day management of international assignment programs, provide businesses and individuals with tax and social security planning, payroll consulting, and compliance expertise for a global workforce; developing and managing staff; working closely with partners and staff on client management, practice development and business development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Clients

• takes responsibility and ownership of the client relationship at the appropriate level in the client's organization

• manages client assignments that are sizable in both scope and scale, including interaction with Grant Thornton International member firms

• Oversee the efforts of multiple client services teams on client engagements and manages to budget.

• Oversee the delivery of a full range of international tax services and advise U.S. and foreign based multinational companies on the tax implications of their global workforce as well as coordinating U.S. and foreign tax laws to develop an optimal global mobility strategy.

• Consult with clients on tax-efficient structuring of international assignments, effective use of tax treaties, minimize worldwide tax burdens of business travelers, manage risk associated with a global workforce.

• Identifies wider Human Capital Services issues facing clients and works with the team to bring the right resources to manage these

Technical Proficiency

• writes high quality tax advice, professionally presented documents, to the standard required by senior staff and Partners

• Works with colleagues to develop solutions to complex technical issues

• Candidate should be familiar with individual income tax issues and tax law including foreign national and expatriate issues, foreign tax compliance.

• Proficient with and able to advise clients on international assignment and tax policies, including equalization and protection processes

• Conduct primary and secondary review of complicated or complex US individual tax returns; coordinate global tax compliance services for clients.

• Facilitate client understanding of international tax development implications.

People

• Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff and assess performance

• Assists with staff technical training and development

• Proactively manages own career, seeking out opportunities to work on a variety of assignments to build on existing experience

Operations

• manages work to ensure recover targets can be met, raises issues where appropriate

• works with Partner to raise invoices on a prompt basis

• understands their contribution to the team's profitability

• meets own financial targets

Qualifications

• Licensed CPA, Attorney or Enrolled Agent designation required.

• A minimum of four years of progressive tax consulting experience, with at least three years focused on global mobility services. Experience with a Big 4 or mid-tier firm, law firm, or corporate global mobility department of a multinational company.

• Experience working in employment tax, social security, compensation and benefits services teams is desirable

• Superior analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in individual tax consulting and compliance. Experience with inbound and outbound employee relocation consulting. Ability to effectively communicate cross border tax concepts to clients who are not tax specialists.

• Demonstrated experience in practice development, business development, and managing seniors and staff.

• Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and 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 www.gt.com.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.6 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., 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 — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 038373

New York City, NY
New York City, New York






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