Tax Director

Boston or New York Metro

Tax Director

WilliamsMarston LLC is a growing, dynamic, and fast-paced accounting advisory and management consulting firm advising some of the highest-profile pre-IPO, public and private equity-backed companies in numerous industries. We routinely advise senior management and their stakeholders on the financial, accounting and operational implications of their most complicated transactions including mergers, acquisitions, initial public offerings, carve-outs, spin-offs, reverse mergers, debt restructuring, process improvement, cost rationalization, and many others. Our firm is comprised of top-rated former Big Four professionals committed to building a world-class consultancy. To further our high-performance culture, we hire and invest in people with an exceptional track record of success who embrace our culture, shared vision and core values:

  • Act with Integrity
  • Put Clients First
  • Work as a Team
  • Embrace Meritocracy
  • Learn Continuously

The Opportunity

The most talented professionals are attracted to the opportunity to solve the most complex problems. Building on your strong public accounting foundation, you will work closely with talented colleagues and our clients’ management, external auditors and tax advisors to address their most pressing challenges – accelerating your own career in the process.

As a Tax Director, you will focus primarily on the presentation and review of ASC 740 income tax provisions and corresponding memos, tax compliance and research. You will advise clients on the tax implications of their business objectives; applying your knowledge to understand potential tax issues and communicate potential risks and or changes in tax policy. You will be a critical member of the team and participate in the marketing, networking and business development within an area of expertise and specialization while maintaining client relationships and acting as the primary contact for complex questions. In this role, you will:

  • Lead client fieldwork across multiple engagement teams, taking a hands-on approach to client work, which may include:
    • Presenting the position for complex tax issues and changes in policy and recommended methods to maximize client benefits
    • Review of ASC 740-10 income tax provisions and their corresponding memorandums and research
    • Advising clients on components of the income tax provision, uncertain tax positions, and other complexities
    • Managing client relationship and expectations including interactions with external auditors and outsourced tax support
  • Utilize technical accounting expertise and deep industry knowledge to identify and analyze complex client matters
  • Participate in business development by identifying new opportunities and assisting with proposals
  • Contribute to thought leadership, the development and evolution of our firm methodologies and intellectual capital
  • Manage and provide leadership to our professionals, becoming actively involved in learning, development, and practice management

About You

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; advanced degree is preferred
  • CPA, Attorney (admitted to practice in a U.S. jurisdiction) or Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agent
  • 7+ years of public accounting firm experience; corporate taxation and accounting for income taxes experience a must
  • Experience with tax research databases, tax preparation software, and standard tax workpapers
  • Experience with tax provision software

 

Preferred Skills and Areas of Focus

  • Ability to compose written tax advice
  • Willingness to tackle complex problems, applying analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and lead a team
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality client service
  • Capable of managing multiple client engagements simultaneously
  • Team oriented with strong desire to contribute to the growth and success of the firm

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