Deloitte Senior Manager - Business Tax Services - Tax-Exempt in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Does working with tax-exempt organizations peak your interest? Are you a strategic and creative federal tax professional who likes solving complex federal tax issues? Do you enjoy providing federal tax compliance and consulting services to dynamic clients across a variety of non-profit industries? Do you like to have well-rounded technical skills? Are you comfortable with the greyness of the tax-exempt rules? If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you should consider a career in Deloitte's Business Tax Services Tax-Exempt practice!
What You'll Do
As a Tax Senior Manager within the Tax-Exempt practice, you will spend at least half (potentially 100%) of your time serving non-profit clients including health care providers, private foundations, health plans, and other 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) non-profit organizations. Your time will be focused on providing tax compliance and consulting services including restructuring, acquisition planning, tax controversy, exemption applications, unrelated business tax consulting and more. You will work directly with sophisticated clients, manage the tax engagement team, have access to an elite group of specialists when needed, and be connected to a strong support system from firm leadership to ensure you are set up for success in your role and career. As part of the Tax-Exempt practice, you will interact with and work with like-minded Tax-Exempt specialists from across the country on a regular basis. Responsibilities will include:
Maintaining and developing strong client relationships on various federal tax consulting/compliance engagements.
Advising clients on a variety of tax issues including tax compliance, business restructuring, exemption strategies, and tax controversy.
Overseeing federal tax compliance and consulting projects requiring tax analysis for a variety of entities and their affiliates.
Managing engagement workflow, engagement team resources, and engagement billing.
Providing leadership, counseling, and career guidance for the development and motivation of the engagement team.
At Deloitte Tax LLP, we have a locally based national practice whereby our Tax-Exempt team members collaborate and support each other nationally, but team members are part of the local office. In Detroit, we have a large cross-functional health care practice with all functions, and a growing non-profit tax practice with 2 partners and directors and a broad client base of health care provider, health plan, private foundation, VEBA, and community based organizations, along with their related taxable and joint venture activities. We have Tax-Exempt tax specialists in multi-state and international tax in addition to federal tax and utilize tax technology specific for non-profit clients to help us serve them.
At Deloitte Tax LLP, our broader Business Tax Services team provides expertise to clients to gain a competitive advantage by integrating tax strategy into their business operations while working within the confines of their individual risk profiles. Business Tax subject matter experts and industry specialists provide services relevant to our client's business. Our team will assist with global tax challenges and transform the tax department to create greater impact and efficiency within our client's organization. Our spectrum of business tax services are relevant for public and private companies and range from tax planning to tax compliance, controversy and risk management, specialized services including research and development, government incentives, and tax management consulting. Join us, and help clients optimize their tax functions and take strategy to the next level. Learn more about Deloitte Business Tax Services .
8+ years' experience in federal taxation with a strong emphasis on tax-exempt organizations (501(c)(3)s and 501(c)(4)s including a combination within health care providers, health plans, private foundations and other community organizations)
Solid understanding and experience with federal tax compliance, tax analysis, and tax research
Solid understanding with respect to mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring specific to tax-exempt organizations
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or other business-related field
One of the following accreditations obtained:
Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA
If not CPA eligible:
Ability to travel 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD, and/or LLM
Previous Big 4 or large CPA firm experience
Excellent research and writing skills
Excellent presentation and communications skills
Strong management experience
Strong analytical skills
The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $133,000 to $273,000.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.