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Location: Kansas City, MO, United States
Date Posted: Jun 1, 2023
Associate/ Senior Associate, Compensation & Benefits Tax (Executive Compensation)
Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is currently seeking an experienced Associate or Senior Associate to join our Compensation & Benefits Tax consulting practice. Associates and Senior Associates work with a team of professionals to advise boards of directors and the C-suite of companies of all sizes on various compensation matters.
Benchmark compensation and develop reports to support the compensation recommendations for C-suite executives and Board of Directors
Design long-term incentive awards while considering the tax, accounting, and other regulatory ramifications
Work on mergers and acquisitions, including performing complex calculations for target companies and their executives
Research emerging issues and areas, such as tax reform legislation and new SEC requirements, in order to keep our clients up to date on the ever-changing regulatory environment
Prepare tax calculations and various analyses/models to help clients make better-informed compensation decisions and comply with the applicable rules and regulations
Draft technical memorandums and letters related to compensation & benefits issues
Assist with marketing initiatives by writing articles, preparing pitch decks, researching targets, and developing presentations
Team with other colleagues and participate in client meetings
Who will you be working with?
We are not a typical tax firm. We are a group of entrepreneurial, action oriented and results oriented tax professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our clients’ problems and helping them reach their potential. We are nimble, resourceful, and proactive but adapt quickly when changes are needed. We present you with opportunities, not a playbook, and we reward you based on your achievements, not your tenure.
How will you grow and be supported?
As a demonstration of A&M’s strong commitment to its people, we offer benefits to support your career, personal and professional development. Click here to learn more about benefits at A&M and our commitment to your well being . A&M recognizes that our people fuel our growth, and you and your team will be provided with the best available training and development resources, as well as networking opportunities. Learn more about why A&M is a great place to work.
Bachelor’s degree required
Advanced Degree preferred:
Master of Science in Accounting, Taxation or Finance
JD/LL.M. or CPA
MBA in Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management or Management also considered
2+ years of compensation and benefits consulting experience preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to articulate complex information
Strong analytical skills
High proficiency in spreadsheets
Ability to simultaneously work on several projects and effectively manage deadlines
High motivation to learn and grow
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.