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Project Finance Tax Specialist

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH127962
  • Location: USA, New York
  • Sector: Finance, Finance & Accounting, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 26/06/2018
The firm is organized by market segments and service lines, and is actively looking to grow its presence in strategic markets, including geographical presence, service expertise (advisory), and industry specific expertise (including infrastructure, renewable energy and utilities).

As part of our Tax Financial Advisory Services and Energy and Utilities practices' growth strategies, we have an excellent opportunity for a Tax Senior Manager/ Experienced Manager in our New York City office.
These practices deal with the lifecycle of a transaction as investors, developers, and operators need timely advice and insight to help maximize value, mitigate risk, and make informed investment decisions.

The firm services very sophisticated clients with international reach, providing unique opportunities and exposure for our U.S. staff to be involved with client matters both inbound and outbound.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
As part of our dedicated team, the candidate will complement the existing skills and experience required to assist our clients at all stages of their transactions. Clients that are serviced by our dedicated team are located throughout the country and the world.

Qualified candidates must be able to provide an exemplary level of technical tax experience in structuring of transactions from a tax perspective.

The detailed day-to-day responsibilities are:
Be an integral part of the firm's Financial Advisory and Infrastructure, Energy, and Utilities Practices, working in conjunction with the Tax Partners and Senior managers in our New York City office

Provide fluid due diligence from a tax perspective on project, and merger and acquisition transactions

Provide timely communication focusing on key risks

Be able to create tailored solutions and deliver industry expertise to our clients

Act as a technical resource on all tax issues

Respond to inquiries from other offices, both nationally and internationally

Be responsible for developing and maintaining superior client relationships

Share responsibility for all business aspects of client relationships including billing, collecting and maintaining profitability

Participate in strategic marketing and branding initiatives to increase revenues

Conduct and present in technical sessions, focusing on recent developments to professionals throughout the firm, and to clients and prospects

Actively market the firm and its activities, development, and services on social media sites to professional network

Support marketing initiatives of the firm to increase the firm's Financial Advisory Practice activities

Develop outside relationships with the goal of fostering business development opportunities through involvement in leadership roles in professional groups, community service, and personal relationships with other professional advisors such as attorneys, investment advisors, insurance advisors, and private bankers

Develop, educate and train staff and assist in the growth and development of the Firm's professional team members

OB REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, CPA certification, Advanced tax degree or JD is desirab
8+ years of relevant tax experience at a public accounting firm
Broad exposure to federal and state income taxation
Excellent skills in one or more of the following areas:
Project Finance related services, including:
P3 project tax due diligence and advisory
Renewable energy transaction tax and tax incentive due diligence and advice
Reviewing tax equity partnership agreements within renewable energy
Buy side and sell side Tax Due Diligence for Mergers and acquisitions - Federal, State and International
Tax Structure Analysis
Communication skills, knowledge and experience to optimize a client tax position to achieve tax efficiencies on transactions - --Tax Structuring for various Merger and Acquisitions or Project Finance transactions
Be able to work at the fast pace of deals, providing timely communication on key risks and potential issues
Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skill
Strong leadership, training, mentoring and staff development skills
Ability to develop future leaders of the firm and lead by positive example
Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a team mentality
Be highly motivated with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
Strong commitment to professional advancement
Dedicated to delivering five-star client service
Strongly motivated to join an ambitious team and have an impact on the firm's strategic plans for the next 3 to 5 years

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.