Tax Manager WNTO Partnership Tax Group

Grant Thornton 10/21/2019 6:51:31 AM
JOB ID: 042946 Specialty:
Washington, District of Columbia




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Tax Manager, WNTO Partnership 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 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 Manager in our Washington National Tax Office's Partnership (Subchapter K) Tax group serves as a tax technical resource responsible for consulting and teaming with practice offices to deepen technical knowledge throughout the Firm. The Tax Manager also interacts with national and regional leadership to drive tax initiatives that feed into broader regional and national tax goals. In addition to being a resource to practice offices, the Tax Manager has a key role in providing technical training and in providing Thought Leadership in the Partnership (Subchapter K) tax area. The Tax Manager maintains close interaction with clients, both internal and external, to provide planning and consulting expertise and is responsible for development of tax professionals.


· Demonstrate and maintain technical expertise in matters related to Partnership (Subchapter K) tax.

· Ensure continuous development of tax professionals.

· Consult with internal and external clients on the technical aspects of tax-efficient structuring of partnership formation, disposition, and restructuring transactions, and on operational matters, including capital account maintenance and partnership allocations; prepare technical memoranda on issues arising in such consultations.

· Prepare Excel spreadsheets to demonstrate and use to lead discussions on the application of key Subchapter K concepts, such as 704(b) capital accounts, 704(c) allocations, outside tax basis, inside basis adjustments, disguised sales, 751(b) hot asset sales/exchanges, and the interaction with key tax reform provisions.

· Facilitate internal and external client understanding of Partnership (Subchapter K) tax development implications.

· Promote collaboration between service lines and industries to provide high quality client service.

· Elevate the Grant Thornton Brand by demonstrating thought leadership and embracing our marketing and sales programs.

· Engage in productive interaction and teaming with office, regional and national leadership.

· Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards.



· CPA, or JD (LLM in Taxation preferred).

· 5 or more years of Partnership (Subchapter K) 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 a leadership role. For the Manager position, demonstrate the ability to independently manage and oversee the structuring and implementation of complex partnership transactions and or advise on complicated compliance issues in a flexible and workable manner.

· Excellent analytical, organizational, writing, and project management skills.

· Proficiency in reading partnership agreements and related transaction documents for understanding their tax implications and in preparing and interpreting Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

· Strong communication skills and interpersonal skills.

· Expertise with technical tax research and analytical writing of partnership (and other) tax technical areas.

· Ability to manage and develop staff in a highly interactive team environment.


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Requisition ID: 042946

Washington, DC
Washington, District of Columbia