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Director, Tax Transaction Advisory Services

Chicago, Illinois

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Don Levy
I work with some of the smartest people in this business. My job affords me the opportunity to analyze different companies and meet and work with new people. We work hard and provide our clients with the best possible service, but at the same time my position provides me the flexibility I need with a family.

Don Levy

Director, M&A Transaction Advisory Services, New York

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Job ID 21000865 Chicago, Illinois Apply now

Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to deliver solid, defensible analysis and practical advice to our clients. As an organization, we value the diverse backgrounds and perspectives that enable us to think globally. We create transparency in an opaque world, and we encourage our people to do the same. That means when you join our team, you’ll become part of a supportive and collaborative work environment that empowers you to excel. If you’re ready to share your perspective with the world, then you can make a real impact here. This is the Duff & Phelps difference.

Duff & Phelps’ Tax Transaction Advisory Services practice evaluates and structures M&A transactions from a tax perspective. We are seeking an experienced Director, Tax Transaction Advisory Services who specializes in State and Local Taxes.

At Duff & Phelps, your work will help protect, restore and optimize value for our clients. Join us and together we’ll maximize the value of your career

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Within our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) business, Transaction Tax Services professionals offer tax due diligence, tax structuring and technical tax expertise to our clients.

  • Lead both buy and sell-side tax due diligence engagements
  • Identify and analyze state and local income, sales, and use tax and other tax risks associated with historical business operations through discussions with target Management and review of tax documents as well as financial statements
  • Evaluate the implications of tax risks on the client’s business, financial and accounting goals
  • Advise client on appropriate resolution of such tax issues within the context of the acquisition or disposition
  • Review purchase agreements and disclosure schedules for consistency with identified issues and proposed resolution
  • Understand and convey to clients, complex tax issues in a comprehensible manner
  • Identify new business opportunities and develop long-term business relationships
  • Identify cross-marketing opportunities within and across Duff & Phelps practice areas
  • Manage a team of tax professionals to deliver accurate and comprehensive reports in a timely manner

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 8 years related work experience (a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in M&A tax due diligence, deal structuring, and post-acquisition planning)
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, MST or JD/LLM
  • Public accounting experience, CPA license a plus
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, communication, marketing, sales and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, with focus on Word and Excel
  • Proven track record relevant to previous work experience

In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via careers.duffandphelps.jobs

Duff & Phelps is committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability.

 

 

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