Compensation & Benefits Tax Senior Manager

Grant Thornton 9/27/2019 5:43:57 AM
JOB ID: 044884 Specialty:
Atlanta, Georgia




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Compensation & Benefits Consulting Tax Senior Manager at Professional Services Firm

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 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 Tax Senior Manager in the Compensation & Benefits Consulting Group will serve as a regional subject matter practice leader and will procure, develop, and complete compensation consulting engagements such as compensation committee advisory services covering compensation bench marking, equity-based compensation programs, incentive compensation, non-qualified deferred compensation plans, and procedural due diligence within an International Accounting Firm. This individual will also have a broad working knowledge of benefits and human resource consulting services and be well suited to work with a small team of consultants on a broad array of compensation and benefit consulting projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Address, research, and consult on complex technical issues specific to compensation / executive compensation consulting and prepare related written communications.
Facilitate and conduct firm-wide training and communications relating to compensation consulting matters.
Monitor technical developments and write articles for publication in the firm's "Hot Topics" newsletter.
Provide thought leadership in the business and tax community.
Work closely with partners, managers, and staff to integrate practice development and client service.
Manage, coach, and motivate staff to achieve goals for performance and professional development.
Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in a related field. Minimum of twelve years of experience in compensation, preferably with a large accounting firm or major consulting firm.
Superior technical skills.
Ability to manage competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
Outstanding leadership, business development, recruiting, training, coaching, and mentoring skills, coupled with excellent written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
Computer expertise including knowledge of applicable software and technology.

Required Skills and Experience:
An advanced degree and / or professional certifications preferred.

Additional Information:
Ability to work additional hours and travel on a regional basis as needed.


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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: 044884

Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, Georgia