Deloitte Full Time Tax Consultant (JD) - Pittsburgh (Summer/Fall 2020) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Managing taxes is a critical part of an effective business strategy. As a tax consultant, you ll use your valuable education and degree in law to help clients analyze the tax effect of complex decisions, reduce overall tax rates, and pursue performance objectives. We re looking for people with a diverse set of backgrounds who are highly-motivated, out-of-the-box thinkers. If you enjoy a challenge and thrive in a fast-pace environment, then you may be the right fit for the role.
Work you ll do
As a tax consultant, you will work directly with clients, building a relationship as a trusted tax specialist and advisor the go-to tax professional. You will collaborate daily as part of high-performing teams, developing solutions to complex tax issues through research, use of cutting edge technology, and consultation with other team members. Daily tasks may include researching tax regulations, tax controversy, understanding the applicable tax implications for specific clients and making recommendations based on your findings. You will commonly work with multiple clients at the same time, assisting across a variety of tax services that are relevant for public and private companies. Responsibilities may include:
Preparing partnership, corporate, state, and individual federal income tax returns and all related work papers.
Coordinating with the client s tax and finance departments to gather data for tax return preparation.
Preparing income tax provisions in accordance with ASC740, as well as supporting the Deloitte audit team on tax provision reviews.
Assisting with strategic tax planning including researching tax law and drafting technical memos.
Assisting with audit defense including preparation of responses and drafting issue responses as well as more formal appeals.
At Deloitte, our tax consultants provide a full-range of tax services to clients. We help our clients combine tax data, processes, technology, and people in new ways to uncover valuable business insights and arrive at smarter solutions to business challenges. Our team members work collaboratively and apply their specialized knowledge and experience to help clients navigate past complex tax and financial reporting issues. We offer deep insights into their business practices and procedures and help them make more informed decisions to enhance their business efficiencies. Learn more about Deloitte Tax. at https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/tax/solutions/deloitte-tax-services.html
JD or LLM Degree with an undergraduate degree in accounting, taxation or a related field
Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.0)
Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage assignments in a team environment
Relevant work experience (e.g. previous work experience, internships, summer positions)
Bar exam eligibility before beginning full-time employment
Up to 50% travel required
How you ll grow
As a new Tax professional, your first years will provide you with education, experience, and exposure opportunities that will build your future with Deloitte. Our learning programs are designed to develop your skills in four key areas technical, professional, industry, and leadership. You will also have access to a career roadmap that will help you fully use the opportunities you need to succeed. Your leadership and talent professionals will work to deliver engaging learning and networking opportunities virtually, in your local office, and at Deloitte University. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring, counseling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center. at https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du#home
At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great company. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. at https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/life-at-deloitte-benefits-and-rewards.html
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