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Deloitte Senior, Tax Controversy in Salt Lake City, Utah

Are you an experienced advocate with an interest in resolving federal tax controversies? Would you like to assist in resolving federal tax controversies involving a vast array of taxpayers, from large C-corporations to passthrough entities and individuals? Do you enjoy legal research, in addition to oral and written advocacy on behalf of your clients with respect to complex tax issues? Do you have a passion for applying your knowledge of IRS practice and procedure to attaining the best outcomes for your clients? Are you curious about the IRS's new centralized partnership audit regime and how it might apply to passthrough taxpayers?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, you should consider a career in Deloitte's National Federal Tax Services practice with a focus on Federal Tax Controversy!

Work you'll do

As a Senior within Deloitte's Tax Controversy Services practice, you will be part of an experienced team of professionals committed to resolving clients' federal tax controversies and providing clients with in-depth knowledge of IRS practice and procedure. Deloitte's Federal Tax Controversy professionals work to resolve a wide variety of issues with the IRS and are well-versed in achieving the best possible outcomes on behalf of Deloitte's clients. Many of our professionals have worked, for example, at the IRS and Treasury as executives, counsel, appeals officers, and revenue agents.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Pre-examination audit readiness analysis

  • Examination planning and representation

  • IRS Appeals representation

  • Drafting and negotiation of Private Letter Rulings and 9100 relief requests

  • Drafting of tax opinions and memoranda

  • Penalty abatement requests

  • Litigation support

The Team

At Deloitte Tax LLP, our Federal Tax Controversy team provides dispute resolution services to clients with respect to all types of tax issues, including, for example, those involving transfer pricing, the section 41 research credit, and the section 48 investment tax credit. Our Federal Tax Controversy specialists serve clients ranging from Fortune 100 C-corporations to sophisticated private equity funds and individuals. Our team is committed to leveraging our research and advocacy expertise to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.

Qualifications

Required

  • 3+ years' federal tax experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or other business-related field

  • CPA certification if qualified to sit for the CPA; if not qualified, licensed attorney, enrolled agent, or other appropriate certification (or in the process of obtaining)

  • Previous law firm, IRS, Treasury, Big 4, or CPA firm experience

  • Ability to travel 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.

  • One of the following accreditations obtained, in process, or willing able to obtain:

  • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA

  • If not CPA eligible:

  • Licensed attorney

  • Enrolled Agent

Limited immigration sponsorship may be available.'

  • Before considering the applicants, leverage candidate responses to the immigration prescreening question to sort into two groups:

  • Group one - Does not require employer sponsorship for work authorization

  • Group two - Requires employer sponsorship for work authorization - Review and proceed with interviews for applicants from group one first, if you can meet your hiring goals with this group of applicants, then disposition group two as 'Not Considered'

  • If you are not able to fill your hiring needs with the group one applicants, and you have sponsorship budget available, then review group two and proceed with interviews and decisions based on candidate application.

    Preferred

  • Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD and/or LLM, Macc, or MBA

  • Focus on corporate and partnership tax preferred

  • Experience with respect to federal tax controversy issues, specifically

  • Excellent research skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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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.

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.

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