Director, Disputes & Economics, Tax Controversy in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Ankura Consulting Group   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

Practice Information

Ankura's Tax Controversy practice focuses on assisting outside counsel and their multinational clients to petition for the redetermination of complex income adjustments, many of which relate to transfer pricing. Ankura's team has supported taxpayers and their outside counsel in the largest transfer pricing matters in U.S. history. Ankura's experts present their findings in U.S. Tax Court, district court and to the IRS. The team's success stems from the rapid acquisition and interpretation of massive volumes of disparate financial, accounting and transactional data. Team members have academic credentials in accounting, finance or economics and hold accounting, forensic accounting and valuation certifications (e.g., CPA, CFF, ABV, ASA, etc.).



Senior Associates and Directors, working as part of a project team, perform critical, value-added work to assist counsel and their clients in resolving complex disputes. Responsibilities may include developing and performing financial, accounting, economic, and statistical analyses; developing database and spreadsheet-based financial models; demonstrating proper documentation and quality control of analysis; providing detailed fact finding and research; and providing excellent client service.


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, finance, economics or related disciplines
  • 4-5 years of experience in:
  • Financial modeling using spreadsheets or databases
  • Use of large-scale relational databases (e.g., SQL, Oracle)
  • Interpretation and critical analysis of financial statements
  • Analysis of general ledger, trial balance and large-scale transactional systems
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Collaborative team player
  • Willingness to work in dynamic analytical environment
  • Ability to support multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to understand the importance of privileged and confidential communications

Valid Through: 2019-9-25