US Corporate & Individual Tax Manager, Moore Stephens Emerson, Zurich/ Switzerland


We are a local Swiss Firm specializing in US Taxation. The original firm was established in 2006 by Clinton L. Emerson. Through the merger with the US firm Moore Stephens Doeren Mayhew from Detroit/USA in 2017, our growing firm has become part of the world-wide network of Moore Stephens companies. A subsidiary in London was established at the end of 2017.

In Zurich, our main expertise is US tax compliance for individuals, US citizens and green card holders. However, we are also involved in US reporting for foreign trusts and certain foreign corporations and we also help bank with clients who have US estate tax issues. Our clients are individuals, trusts, legal advisors, corporations and financial institutions, all located in Switzerland and other European cities. We take great pride in maintaining a high client service standard.

Due to the growth of our team and to expand our services in the Zurich office we are currently looking for a

US Corporate & Individual Tax Manager

We offer a flexible and challenging international working environment, where hands-on-approach and teamwork are appreciated. Your work/life balance is important to us and we foster growth, international training and career advancement and support an international exchange program.

Please consult our website for more information about the Swiss firm.

Relocation from abroad
We will help with your relocation to Zurich/Switzerland and offer you a permanent career position in our growing organization.

We require an accounting background, the candidate needs to be a certified public accountant (CPA), obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and further education, possibly a Master’s degree in US Taxation.

Work experience
The candidate needs to have comprehensive experience in federal corporate and individual (expatriate) taxation and international tax reporting, including vast expertise in various areas including FATCA, CRS, international and expatriate taxation. Furthermore, experience serving multinational clients, International Taxation Planning, FATCA, CRS, CFC reporting and solid experience with US tax filings for Insurance and Reinsurance companies including ILS structures is required. Our candidate needs to have at least 7 to 10 years work experience with one of the Big Four firms.

You will provide guidance to existing and new clients on US compliance matters and international tax planning issues. We value proven managerial skills to provide internal US tax training.
High level of responsibilities and consulting on a variety of US tax issues, including Federal and State tax compliance primarily for corporations but also individual US citizens and green card holders. You will also provide tax planning for foreign corporations and high net worth clients and work actively together with the Detroit and London offices.

Solid technical US tax knowledge, highly competent US tax professional
Ability to work independently within a small team locally and with colleagues abroad
Native English speaker or absolutely fluent in English
Excellent communication skills, dedication to high client service standards
Working experience with CCH/Wolters Kluwers tools would be an asset

We offer
International, flexible and challenging working environment
Local position in Zurich/Switzerland with competitive salary and bonus system
Your hands-on approach and your dedication and hard work will be appreciated and valued
Your work/life balance and quality of life is important to us
We offer some help with relocation to ensure smooth integration in Switzerland
We offer to help with German lessons
We present you with generous retirement and insurance benefits
We sponsor the process of your work permit

If your background matches our job description, please send your résumé with the indication of your nationality, together with an explanation why you would like to work in Switzerland directly to

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