Are you a strategic and creative tax manager who likes leading teams to solve complex federal tax issues? Do phrases like "accounting for income taxes," "tax restructuring," and "tax controversy" pique your interest? Do you enjoy developing client relationships and providing federal tax compliance and consulting services to a variety of clients in the insurance and financial services industries? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you should consider a career in Deloitte's Business Tax Services (Insurance Industry) practice!
Work you'll do
As a Tax Manager within the Business Tax Services Insurance group, you will provide federal tax consulting and compliance services to a diverse client base in various industry sectors. You will work directly with the client, manage the tax engagement team, have access to an elite group of specialists when needed, and be connected to a strong support system from firm leadership to ensure you are set up for success in your role and career. Responsibilities will include:
• Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on various federal tax consulting/compliance engagements within the insurance industry.
• Overseeing complex federal tax compliance and consulting projects requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates and ensuring the integrity of tax results using technology solutions, as well as supporting the development and implementation of tax strategies and planning opportunities.
• Managing engagement workflow, engagement team resources, and engagement billing while providing leadership, counseling, and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team.
• Consulting with other service lines and peers to address tax issues and meet organizational objectives; particularly in the areas of international tax, state tax, transfer pricing, investments tax and M&A.
• Staying abreast, and educating others, of trends and developments within the insurance industry.
• Delivering professional and timely services to internal and external customers.
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• 5+ years' experience in federal taxation.
• Experience managing and developing both client service relationships and engagement teams, local and remote.
• Proficient in using tax code and regulations. Strong knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Statements of Statutory Accounting Principles (SSAP), and related pronouncements such as Accounting Standards Codification Topic 740: Income Taxes (ASC 740) and Statement of Statutory Accounting Principles No. 101 (SSAP 101).
• Technologically inclined, with the ability to articulate complex tax issues in a simplified manner across all levels of an organization.
• CPA certification if qualified to sit for the CPA; if not qualified, licensed attorney, enrolled agent, or other appropriate certification.
• Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
• Ability to travel up to 25% (While 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
• Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
• Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD, and/or LLM.
• Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience.
• Experience in the Insurance Industry and proficiency with SSAP 101.