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Tax Manager - Ventures & Acquisitions/Client Engagement

Company: Accenture
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: Chicago or San Francisco Bay Area

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world's leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services-creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent- and innovation-led company with approximately 743,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries.

Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world's leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology and leadership in cloud, data and AI with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability.

We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360 - value, enable us to help our clients reinvent and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360 - value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

Tax Manager

Partner with teams to deliver tax services to Ventures & Acquisitions and Client Engagements for the Market Unit. This includes but is not limited to evaluating and efficiently structuring Client Engagements, Ventures & Acquisitions, addressing the impact of taxes across the entire deal lifecycle. This role will assist with managing deals and work directly with client leadership teams and senior leadership in corporate functions (Finance, Legal, etc.) to ensure tax objectives related to Accenture's corporate transactions are achieved.

Tax Management:

  • Assist with all phases of tax deal review, due diligence, post-merger integration, planning and coordination.
  • Assist Accenture in reaching its goals through identification and mitigation of tax risk and strategic tax planning, including operations and integration.

    Develop Key Relationships:

    • Work collaboratively with other Tax experts, Accenture project leadership teams and outside advisors to execute transactions, tax planning efforts and initiatives.
    • Build relationships with leadership on deals and advise on all tax related matters associated to the deal.
    • Work collaboratively with other Accenture teams such as Accenture's pricing teams, Finance, Legal, HR, Treasury and Internal Procurement.

      Demonstrate Thought Leadership:

      • Work with other Tax experts and outside advisors to research the implications of tax laws and changes to tax regulations and advise Accenture on tax related issues.
      • Remain up to date on current tax laws and practices and communicate any changes that may impact a deal to Accenture project leadership teams.

        Job Responsibilities:

        • Assess tax risk for major deals and plan work/resources in a tax efficient manner.
        • Meet with client deal teams and client/vendor/target tax department personnel as appropriate to gather requisite information and negotiate tax aspects of major deals.
        • Review all applicable information (covering entity, individual/employment, and transaction tax issues)
        • Coordinate with Tax experts globally for input from a local tax perspective and interact with tax authorities when required.
        • Draft and negotiate contract/legal document terms.
        • Discuss with internal and external stakeholders recommended approach and risk mitigation/tax planning strategies.
        • Communicate and present tax findings, potential impact of such findings on structure and other related tax issues with senior leadership and project teams.
        • Prepare appropriate tax documentation.
        • Review and validate compliance with internal Accenture tax policies and procedures.
        • Utilize global tax tools and technology.
        • Manage the day-to-day relationship with our outside counsel and accounting firms as well as Accenture's pricing teams, Finance, Legal, HR, Treasury and Procurement.
        • Analyze financial models to determine tax impacts.
        • Ensure efficient tax cash flow management; maintain relationship with the Service Center and Treasury to manage funding and closing cash flow.
        • Manage strategic tax projects, including projects with other parts of the Tax group as necessary.

          Basic Qualifications:

          • Minimum of 5 years of Tax Planning experience in a professional services firm, global organization and/or agency.

          • B achelor's Degree.

          • Certified Public Accountant or Juris Doctorate.



            Preferred Qualifications:

            • Tax experience evaluating and efficiently structuring Client Engagements, Ventures & Acquisitions, addressing the impact of taxes across the entire deal lifecycle.
            • Experience ideally will include assistance in design and implementation of complex engagements and M&A deals with a working knowledge of transaction tax.
            • Outstanding teaming and communication skills (verbal and written).
            • Effectively present/communicate tax technical topics to client engagement and finance teams.
            • Keen attention to detail and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
            • Ability to gather, assimilate, analyze and summarize information on transactions from multiple sources. Specifically, read, analyze, and interpret tax and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
            • Self-starter with the ability and confidence to work well in an unstructured, dynamic environment and ability to manage multiple ongoing tasks to completion.

              Professional Skills:

              • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.

              • Ability to work across multiple time zones.



                Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California , Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

                Information on benefits is here.

                Role Location Annual Salary Rang e

                California $93,400 to $224,600

                Colorado $93,400 to $194,100

                New York $86,500 to $224,600

                Washington $99,500 to $206,700

                What We Believe

                We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

                Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

                Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



                Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

                All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

                Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

                For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

                Requesting An Accommodation



                Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

                If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

                Other Employment Statements

                Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.

                Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

                Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

                The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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