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Manager, Federal Tax

Location: Morristown, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Jun 10, 2024

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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, corporate and partnership 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.

We’re currently hiring for our Core Tax team. This team specializes in assisting multinational enterprises with tax planning, consulting, and compliance. Due to our tremendous growth, we're seeking a Manager to join our team.

What Will You Be Doing?

As a Manager you will be:

  • Managing U.S. tax compliance projects for domestic and multinational corporations, pass-through entities and private equity portfolio companies.
  • Managing tax provision preparation projects under ASC 740 for both private entities and SEC registrants.
  • Assisting with complex transaction tax-planning for corporate and pass-through entity clients.
  • Advising clients on tax accounting aspects of complex transactions, including IPO readiness, acquisitions, corporate restructurings, restatements, and post-bankruptcy fresh start accounting.
  • Leading special projects in specific technical areas such as tax basis balance sheets, valuation allowance, accounting for uncertain tax positions, indefinitely reinvested earnings assertion, outside basis differences, share-based payments, and structuring opportunities.
  • Conducting day-to-day management of accounts to ensure delivery of timely and accurate work product.
  • Supervising, developing, mentoring, and motivating our Associates and Senior Associates by actively participating in their advancement through on-the-job training, providing performance feedback, counseling, and fostering our team-based atmosphere.
  • Managing workload and deadlines for Associates and Senior Associates with a focus on quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the project team.
  • Building client relationships and demonstrating a working knowledge of client businesses; with the opportunity to assume additional responsibility quickly.
  • Assisting with business development, including add-on work by creating business development resources and proposal materials.

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, or a Juris Doctorate (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), or Master's degree in Accounting or Taxation.
  • CPA or Licensed Attorney (any state) required.
  • 4+ years’ experience in a tax specialty relevant to the role (Federal Corporate Tax, International Tax, or Federal Partnerships).
  • Strong knowledge in US GAAP, tax compliance, corporate consolidated returns, and combined state tax returns.
  • Experience with tax accounting for income taxes (ASC 740), corporate tax compliance, and pass-through entity taxation.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills with the ability to articulate complex tax concepts, 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 tax software such as OneSource Income Tax, OneSource Tax Provision, GoSystems, and research software preferred.
  • Ability to simultaneously work on several projects and effectively manage deadlines.
  • High motivation to learn and grow.
  • Detail-oriented and possess strong organizational skills.
  • A&M is a great place to work, offering endless possibilities for high-performing and passionate tax professionals. If you are ready to take on this dynamic role and join our team, we encourage you to apply.

Compensation Statement

The salary range is $105,000 - $130,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.


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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