Employee Stock Ownership Plan - Compensation & Benefits Senior Manager

BDO Seidman LLP   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Legal & Accounting


8 - 10 years

Posted 55 days ago

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

A STS Compensation & Benefits Senior Manager is responsible for executing tasks relating to, but not limited to, the following: applying due diligence expertise on Employee Stock Ownership Plan structures, marketing and selling ESOP opportunities and developing debt finance alternatives to ESOP structures.



- Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance required

- Masters degree in Finance beneficial


- Eight (8) or more years of prior experience in Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) structuring and/or related experience with financial instruments and transaction structuring, required


- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Access, Excel and Word

- Exposure to industry standard tax applications and research tools such as RIA, CCH, BNA and Lexis-Nexis


- High proficiency in English, both verbal and written (including technical writing skills)

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, specifically tax technical writing skills

- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details

- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously

- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel

- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels

- Capacity to effectively complete interpretations of legal documents

- Advanced skills in Excel including macros, pivot tables, database and time value functions

- Intermediate to advanced skills in Access