Accenture Global Tax Client Tax Matters Manager in Walnut Creek, California

Title: Global Tax Client Tax Matters Manager Location: USA Job Number: 00509765

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location : Walnut Creek, CA, Chicago, IL

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People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. May also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.

Job Description

  • Assess risk levels of major deals and planning work/resources appropriately

  • Meet with client deal teams and tax departments where appropriate to negotiate tax aspects of major deals

  • Undertake strategic tax projects with other parts of the tax group as necessary

  • Coordinate the tax planning and consequences of major deals with the local Regional Tax Director and Individual Tax Matters contact to ensure that all entity taxes and individual taxes related to a deal are dealt with appropriately

  • Educate the business and other Subject Matter Expert (SME) groups on tax issues relevant to deals, principally by way of presentations and meetings

  • Provide written and oral transaction tax guidance to internal Accenture business teams as it relates to client service agreements

  • Coordinate and conduct discussions with Accenture business and finance teams to gather information required for comprehensive transaction tax guidance

  • Review and successfully advocate for business team compliance with internal Accenture tax policies and procedures

  • Review client services agreements and advise on tax risk and cost mitigation strategies including both alternative contracting structures and additional terms and conditions

  • Assist with Accenture finance and business team use of Global Tax Group (GTG) tax tools

  • Coordinate and support Accenture Global Tax Group tax subject matter expert reviews of transaction tax issues

  • Maintain database to track status of current deals and history of issued tax guidance

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent is required

  • Minimum of 2 years related experience (client deal experience a plus)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA or JD a plus

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate and cooperatively work with different levels/geographies of Accenture finance and leadership teams

  • Keen attention to and documentation of relevant details for tax analyses

  • Business focused writing and oral communications skills

  • Ability to self-manage multiple ongoing tasks to completion

Role requirements:

  • Based in Walnut Creek (San Francisco/Sacramento area) or Chicago Accenture office locations

  • Writing sample may be requested

  • Minimal or no travel required

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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