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Grant Thornton LLP International Tax Manager in Chicago, Illinois

International Tax Manager at Professional Services Firm

Position Summary:

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 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 International Tax Manager is responsible for the delivery of a full range of International Tax services for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include interacting closely with clients to provide innovative international tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise; providing primary and secondary review of complex international tax returns; developing and managing staff; and working closely with partners and staff on client management, practice development, and business development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Manage, direct, and monitor multiple client services teams on client engagements; plan, execute, direct, and complete international tax projects in a wide variety of industries; provide innovative tax planning, consulting, and compliance expertise to clients; and manage to budget. * Manage the delivery of a full range of international tax services and advise U.S. and foreign multinational companies on the tax implications of their international operations as well as coordinating U.S. tax laws with foreign tax laws to develop an optimal worldwide tax strategy. * Consult with clients on tax-efficient structuring of international transactions, effective use of tax treaties, planning related to offshore investments activities and repatriation programs to minimize US and foreign income taxes of our US-based multinational clients, minimizing worldwide tax burdens on business transactions and operations, and making effective foreign investments. * Conduct primary and secondary review of complicated or complex international tax returns. * Work closely with partners, managers, and staff to integrate practice development skills into a team approach to client service and new business development. * Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA, or JD/active law license required.
  • 5-7 years of progressive tax consulting experience, preferably with at least 3 years focused on international taxation. Experience with a Big 4 firm, law firm, or large corporate tax department of a multinational company.
  • Excellent analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in US GAAP and tax compliance and consulting. Experience with inbound and outbound transaction consulting, multi-national corporation experience, transfer pricing, foreign tax credit utilization, and tax minimization.
  • Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology. Additional Information:
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites. 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 visitwww.gt.com.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

For Los Angeles Applicants only: We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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Title: International Tax Manager

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 048433

Other Locations: US-MN-Minneapolis

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