Here at ITS we are working with a forward thinking and progressive boutique Global Financial Services and International Tax firm based in Washington DC. The firm specializes in providing international, expatriate tax and wealth management services to non U.S. citizens with U.S. financial interests and Americans with foreign (non U.S.) financial interests.
To support their expansion plans they currently seek a charismatic International tax senior manager/ director who will be tasked with developing the firms International Tax Closely Held Businesses department.
You will be responsible for handling a wide variety of international tax assignments for high net worth individuals and their closely held business operations that the firm receives from its affiliate accountancy firms around the world. Typical clients will be less sophisticated high net worth individuals ($5m - $50m Net worth) with owner managed businesses, non US corporations with US interests and US corporations with international operations.
Typical consulting scenarios include where a foreign company is opening an office in the US and consulting around the tax implications or a US company is setting up operations in a number of international locations. Work will also include Transfer pricing issues, organization structures, repatriations of earnings in a tax efficient manner, Controlled foreign corporations (CFC’s), foreign tax credits, treaties, foreign trusts.
You will be a CPA or JD, hold a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or similar discipline, have 10 - 15 years of experience in international corporate tax planning and compliance. You will have experience with inbound and outbound corporate structure, repatriation of earnings, CFCs, Foreign tax credits, Treaties, etc.
Ideally you will have gained most of your experience from a mid-tier regional CPA Firm or boutique firm in the USA, you will have uncompromising integrity, strong verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational and people skills and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Due to the firms international coverage there will be an element of international travel required (approximately 2 trips to Europe in a year) to further develop and promote the firms international corporate tax offering. This will mainly be to countries in Europe such as the UK, Italy, France and Switzerland.
This role requires an individual with buckets full of confidence that they will have to convey to prospective and current clients regularly.