Job Detail

US TAX MANAGER / ASSOCIATES BERMUDA
Job Reference:
IJD - 33
Date Posted:
13 October 2016
Location:
HAMILTON
Salary:
On Application
Sector:
Tax
Job Type:
Permanent
Work Hours:
Full Time
Contact:
Ian Douglas
Email:
ian.tmglobalrecruitment@gmail.com
Telephone:
+37257597671

Job Description

We act for a big 4 client looking for Managers, experienced and intermediary Associates for its US Taxes team in Bermuda.

Our client's U.S. Tax Group in Bermuda and the Cayman Islands has exciting opportunities at the associate level. As a member of the U.S. Tax Group you will assist offshore businesses, individuals and organisations with their U.S. and international tax strategy, planning and compliance, while delivering a wide range of business advisory services. The opportunities involve combining industry insight with the technical skills of financial and tax specialists, lawyers and our other in-house experts as necessary, to develop comprehensive integrated solutions.

Opportunities exist at the Associate, Experienced Associate, Senior Associate and Manager level. Successful candidates will work in our client offices in either in Bermuda or the Cayman Islands.

U.S. Tax - Associates, Experienced Associates and Senior Associates

Reporting to tax management, responsibilities will include and are not limited to:

  • The preparation and review of U.S. tax returns for insurance companies, investment funds and other U.S. tax filings;
  • Conducting U.S. tax research and drafting tax technical research memoranda;
  • The preparation of presentation materials for the marketing of U.S. tax services; and
  • Meeting with existing and potential clients to discuss tax issues.

Required skills/ experience

Candidates must possess the following skills and experience:

  • A Bachelors Degree with a specialisation in accounting/taxation or a law degree from an accredited university;
  • Qualified to sit the CPA exam with either a relevant Masters Degree or 5th year equivalent.
  • Candidates qualified to sit the bar exam in a U.S. state will also be considered;
  • Minimum of 6 tax credit hours will need to have been obtained;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Highly organised, dedicated and self motivated; with
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills

Candidates being considered for the Experienced Associate level will have at least 1 year in U.S. taxation work experience in addition to the above. Candidates for the Senior Associate role will have a minimum of 2 years of U.S. taxation work experience in addition to the above.

U.S. Tax Manager

Reporting to senior tax management, responsibilities will also include:

  • The review of U.S. tax returns for insurance companies, investments funds and other U.S. tax filings;
  • The supervision of U.S. tax professionals in conjunction with
    • Conducting U.S. tax research and drafting tax technical research memoranda
    • The preparation of presentation materials for the marketing of U.S tax services;
  • Meeting with existing and potential clients to discuss tax issues; and
  • Managing client engagements, including staffing and economics.

Required skills/ experience

  • A Bachelors Degree with a specialisation in accounting/taxation or a law degree from an accredited university;
  • Successful completion of the U.S. Certified Public Accounting exam; or admitted to practice law in a U.S. jurisdiction;
  • A minimum of 48 months U.S. taxation work experience with an international accounting Firm, international law firm or similar work experience specialising in U.S. tax issues of partnerships and corporations;
  • Tax experience working with hedge funds, private equity funds, other investment partnerships or insurance companies preferred;
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, ATX and GoSystem;
  • Highly organised, dedicated and self motivated;
  • Excellent communications, interpersonal and time management skills;
  • Ability to coach and mentor more junior team members; and
  • Proven track record of working collegially with other management group member to collectively get the job done.