Private Wealth Services (PWS) Managing Director

Grant Thornton 2/12/2020 10:52:23 AM
JOB ID: 046249 Specialty:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

   

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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. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you’ll work with a team of professionals, dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions.

Private Wealth Services Tax Managing Director

POSITION SUMMARY

Grant Thornton’s core business is audit, tax and advisory services. In short, we strive for a keen understanding of the client’s business in order to provide insightful and sound operational advice, recommend process improvement strategies, and offer suggestions to manage risk. Our professionals are thought leaders, providing personalized attention and quality service to our clients.

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 Private Wealth Services (PWS) Practice is responsible for leading the practice and providing tax consulting services to our clients. Professionals in PWS and General Tax work together to build a profitable practice, delivering high value solutions and income, estate, and gift tax planning strategies to the high net worth market. The client base is primarily comprised on owners of closely held businesses and other high net worth individuals.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Effectively manage existing client relationships to enhance client satisfaction
Identify and capitalize on opportunities to sell services to existing and potential clients.
Effectively manage the fundamentals (i.e. realization, utilization, leverage, accounts receivable, and expenses)
Successfully integrate industry initiatives with local office strategy
Drive strategy development and implementation, profitability and growth for the Tax Practice.
Promote collaboration between service lines and industries to provide high quality client service.
Ensure the Tax Practice maintains a high level of quality and follows the firm’s quality control policies
Use knowledge of the client, competition, market and product or service to expand services to current clients. Serve as business adviser to client.
Proactively anticipate and stay informed of information related to their specialty, including regulations, market practices, trends, economic factors and risk.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a Master’s in Taxation.
CPA, JD or LLM in Taxation.
At least ten years or more of progressive federal tax consulting/compliance experience in public accounting or a combination of corporate and public accounting experience.
Experience in a medium- to large-sized public, regional, or national accounting firm
Demonstrated success in a leadership role.
Experience in Corporate, S-Corp and/or Partnership returns.
Hands-on, advanced experience using tax technology.
Demonstrated new business development experience
Majority of experience should be developing business with domestic corporate clients in the middle market.

Additional Information:

Ability to work additional hours and travel to various client sites as needed.

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 http://www.gt.com/.

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REQUIRED FOR LA PROPER ONLY:

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Requisition ID: 046249

Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania




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