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Duff Phelps LLC Senior Associate, Tax Transaction Advisory Services in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you join our team, you'll become part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you're ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference. Duff & Phelps' Tax Transaction Advisory Services practice evaluates and structures M&A transactions from a tax perspective. At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and maximize value for our clients. Join us and together we'll maximize the value of your career. RESPONSIBILITIES: Within our Due Diligence practice, Tax Transaction Advisory Services professionals offer tax due diligence, tax structuring, and tax technical expertise to the firm.

+ Work on buy /sell-side tax due diligence engagements.

+ Identify and analyze tax risks and opportunities while advising both strategic and private equity buyers and sellers on alternative tax strategies for acquisitions, dispositions, and restructuring of businesses.

+ Identify and understand complex federal/state income tax, sales/use tax, payroll tax, property tax, and escheat/unclaimed property tax issues through reading term sheets, letters of intent, purchase agreements, tax returns and financial statements, and evaluate the business and tax issues as they relate to specific transactions.

+ Identify post-acquisition steps to achieve anticipated tax results/improvements.

+ Assist clients in identifying pre and post-acquisition transaction issues.

+ Contribute to the report-writing process.


+ Minimum of 3-4 years related work experience (a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience in M&A tax due diligence, deal structuring, and post-acquisition planning).

+ A Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting, MST or JD/LLM.

+ Public accounting experience, CPA license a plus.

+ Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.

+ Excellent interpersonal and client relationships skills.

+ Dedication to teamwork.

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with a focus on Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

+ Ability to adapt to ever changing client demands.

+ Flexibility to travel, as needed.

+ Supervisory experience.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills that help represent diverse communities.

+ Experience working with diverse teams.

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via Duff & Phelps is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability. Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity