Location: Houston, TX, United States
Date Posted: May 30, 2023
A&M is a group of entrepreneurial, action and results-oriented professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our clients' problems and assisting them in reaching their potential. Our culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M's core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are why our people love working at A&M.
We provide tax, turnaround management, restructuring, performance improvement, and corporate advisory services. Our tax practice is unique in that we offer the opportunity to work without audit conflict and truly act a trusted business advisor. We provide our teams with opportunities and support to develop and cultivate careers that are most meaningful to them and reward them based on their achievements.
One of the largest pillars in our Tax practice is Federal Tax. This team specialize in providing corporate tax provision and compliance services to multinational public and private companies, with an expertise in ASC 740 accounting for income taxes. Due to our tremendous growth, we're seeking a Director to join our team.
What Will You Be Doing?
As a Director within Federal Tax you will:
Manage tax provision preparation projects for quarterly and annual reporting for both SEC registrants and private entities
Manage U.S. tax compliance projects for multinational, public, and private equity portfolio companies
Manage risk, resources, staffing and financial performance for multiple engagements at once including billing, collections and project budgets
Advise clients on income tax accounting aspects of complex transactions, including IPO readiness, acquisitions, corporate restructurings, restatements, and post-bankruptcy fresh start accounting
Lead special projects in specific technical areas such as corporate transactions, tax basis balance sheets, valuation allowance assessment, accounting for uncertain tax positions, indefinitely reinvested earnings assertion, outside basis differences, and share-based payments
Review clients’ income tax accounting processes and internal controls for assessment of risk and remediation actions
Identify key tax issues and accurately quantify the impact to in a clear, concise, and thoughtful analysis
Build client relationships and demonstrate a working knowledge of client businesses
Conduct day-to-day management of accounts to ensure delivery of timely and accurate work product
Supervise, develop, mentor, and motivate our Associates, Senior Associates and Managers by actively participating in their advancement through on-the-job training, providing performance feedback, counseling, and fostering our team-based atmosphere
Manage workload and deadlines for Associates, Senior Associates, and Managers with a focus on quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the project teams
Demonstrate commitment and desired behaviors while working with others that have diverse experiences, skills and perspectives
Regularly supports business development efforts. Sees opportunities for add on work, thought leadership, new client pitches, and optimizing the compliance process
How will you grow and be supported?
At A&M, we know our people drive our growth, and we're focused on providing an employee experience that supports professional and personal development. We provide our team with a robust performance development process which encourages continuous learning and development that rewards you for your contributions. We have the best technical and formalized on-the-job training and offer endless opportunities for professionals to acquire new skills. We also prioritize your well-being and provide personal tools and resources to support you through your personal journey. Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. Our Tax professionals consistently share their favorite attributes of A&M are the growth opportunities, our unique, entrepreneurial culture and of course, the fun we have together. The possibilities are endless for high performing and passionate tax professionals. Click to learn more about why A&M is a great place work.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
5 + years’ experience with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740) and corporate tax compliance with demonstrated ability to resolve all common and many complex technical issues
CPA or Licensed Attorney
Prior proven experience leading others while managing multiple work streams
Demonstrated success as a trusted tax and business advisor: building relationships, identifying and addressing client needs, and delivering high quality deliverables
Passion for training and mentoring staff
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to establish credibility and influence clients
Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills
Advanced user of all Microsoft Office products (with an emphasis on Excel)
Experience with OneSource Income Tax and OneSource Tax Provision preferred
Ability to simultaneously work on several projects and effectively manage deadlines
High motivation to learn and grow and actively identify trends and new ideas for enhancing solutions and approaches
Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills
A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.
It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.