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International Tax Senior Associate

at BDO Seidman, LLP

Posted: 7/22/2019
Job Reference #: 593746
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Job Summary
BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

An International Tax Senior Associate is responsible for utilizing basic research skills and applying educational background to identify potential tax issues. In this role, the International Tax Senior Associate will be charged with gathering required client information necessary to prepare tax accrual workpapers, to utilize tax software applications to complete simple tax returns and participating in tax planning.

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Posting Title
International Tax Senior Associate

State
New York

City
New York

Qualifications
Education:
- Bachelors degree, required
- Accounting or another business related major, preferred
- Juris Doctorate degree, LLM, and/or MST/MBT, preferred

Experience:
- Two (2) or more years of prior experience in corporate tax international taxation or legal professional services, required
- Experience in international tax, preferred
- Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis, preferred

License/Certifications:
- CPA certification, Attorney (admitted to practice in a U.S. jurisdiction), or Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agent (“EA”) (or the equivalent of one of these designations), preferred

Software:
- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, preferred
- Experience utilizing RIA, BNA, Lexis Nexis and/or Westlaw, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong analytical and basic legal and tax research skills including building models and analysis of financial and numerical data
- Strong organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Capable of working in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Capable of effectively managing a team of tax professionals and delegating work assignments as needed
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel
- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels
- Ability to prepare provisions and review
- Basic knowledge of sources of relevant information utilized in tax filings as well as the most widely-used filing forms and awareness of other less widely used forms
- Basic understanding of the technical and practical issues and opportunities regarding one or more areas of taxation and law
- Basic knowledge and understanding of general calculations and cause / effect for taxable conditions on clients and the potential tax issues
- Strong legal writing background and familiarity with the IRAC method of analysis