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Associate/ Senior Associate, Compensation & Benefits Tax (Executive Compensation)

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Location: Nashville, TN, United States
Date Posted: Jul 27, 2023

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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


Diversity & Inclusion

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

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.

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