International Tax Manager

BDO Seidman LLP   •  

West Mclean, VA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


8 - 10 years

Posted 39 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 International Senior Manager is responsible for advising clients of the tax implications relating to their business objectives, recommending alternate courses of action, as well as identifying different methods of complying with tax regulations. In this role, the STS International Senior Manager will be charged with marketing, networking and business development within his/her area of experience and specialization and maintaining key client relationships. Additionally, the STS International Senior Manager is a critical part of the office's / region's Tax Services leadership team and in this capacity will act as source for guidance on complex tax questions and issues.



- Bachelors degree required

- Accounting major preferred

- Juris Doctorate degree, LLM, and/or MST/MBT preferred


- Eight (8) or more years of experience in corporate, partnership and/or international taxation required

- Prior experience supervising tax professionals on a project or engagement basis required

- Prior experience preparing and/or reviewing tax provisions preferred

- Prior experience with consolidations preferred


- CPA and/or JD preferred


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

- Experience utilizing RIA, BNA, Lexis Nexis and/or Westlaw preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Superior analytical and legal and tax research skills including building models and analysis of financial and numerical data

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

- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment

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

- Capable of effective managing a team of tax professionals and delegating work assignments as needed

- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel

- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel

- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements

- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels

- Ability to prepare tax provisions and reviews

- Advanced knowledge of sources of relevant information utilized in tax filings as well as the most widely-used filing forms and awareness of other less widely used forms

- Advanced understanding of the technical and practical issues and opportunities regarding one or more areas of taxation and law

- Advanced knowledge and understanding of general calculations and cause / effect for taxable conditions on clients and the potential tax issues

- Strong legal writing background and familiarity with the IRAC method of analysis