TRA (Tax Reporting & Advisory) Functional Optimization Manager

Grant Thornton 5/17/2019 1:24:03 PM
JOB ID: 043070 Specialty:
New York City, New York




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Tax Reporting & Advisory (TRA) Tax Functional Optimization Manager


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 more than 50 offices around 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 Tax Function Optimization (TFO) Manager works closely with clients and staff on all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients.

The TFO team provides a variety of services to our clients in the areas of tax outsourcing, tax and finance optimization, tax technology and implementation as well as IFRS conversion. The TFO Manager is responsible for reviewing income and non-income based taxes, statutory income compliance and consulting, transactional taxes, transfer pricing documentation and evaluation, reviewing the tax flow and tax functioning of our client's operations, assisting in the evaluation and implementation of tax software and technology to increase efficiency as well as a variety of other job tasks depending on the engagement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Solid understanding of tax provision and tax compliance concepts.

Work closely with tax clients to gather feedback on their issues and translate into Grant Thornton’s service offerings, which support each client’s overall tax objectives.

Ability to manage a broad range of complex tax technology projects from commencement to completion.

Experience supervising several staff resources during long term projects.

Proven track record of delivering projects to a wide range of clients.

Assist both regional and national TFO leadership to deploy standard tools, processes and offerings.

Working knowledge of data management and data analytics concepts.

Experience with participating in sales and pursuit initiatives with prospective clients.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent problem solving, analytical, numerical and listening skills.

Other duties as assigned.



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Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting. CPA or JD/active law license required.

Seven plus years of progressive tax compliance and/or tax consulting experience; experience in public accounting is a plus.

Certified implementation experience with Onesource, Corptax, Oracle TRCS or other leading tax software preferred.

Additional Information:

Ability to travel up to 50% is required.enefits, please visit

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 $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500+ employees in the U.S. and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

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: 043070

New York City, NY
New York City, New York