Grant Thornton LLP Transfer Pricing Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

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National Transfer Pricing Tax Senior Associate – Professional Services Firm

Position Summary:

Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamic companies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in more than 50 offices around the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, compensation and benefits consulting services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax accounting and risk advisory services and tax compliance services.

The Tax Senior Associate in the National Transfer Pricing group works closely with staff on all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients within our International Accounting Firm. Responsibilities include identifying and implementing transfer pricing strategies and solutions for clients; developing and supervising staff; and assisting in client management and practice development activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: * Run client engagements from start to finish, which includes planning, executing, directing, and completing tax and transfer pricing projects and managing to budget. * Supervise, train, and mentor associates and interns on tax and transfer pricing projects and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed. * Evaluate and advise clients on inter-company transfers of tangible goods, intangible property, services, and loans and conduct financial and economic analyses of multinational and domestic corporations, industry and market research, economic valuations, comparative financial benchmarking, and report documentation. * Prepare and analyze financial and economic data for tax and regulatory compliance through the use of MS Word, Excel, Access, and various statistical sampling packages. * Review and analyze GAAP financial statements. * Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve tax- and transfer pricing-related problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements. * Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience: * Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or related field. * Two to four years of progressive tax and transfer pricing experience in public accounting, consulting, or academia. * Experience in several of the following areas: strategic transfer pricing studies, financial statement analysis, valuations, quantitative and competitive analysis, statistical sampling and econometrics, strategy evaluation, and/or operational performance analysis. * Strong tax accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP. * Strong research and computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and tax software and technology. Preferred Skills and Experience: * Master's in Taxation or PhD. preferred. Additional Information: * Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel to various client sites. Benefits:

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Title: Transfer Pricing Senior Associate

Location: IL-Chicago

Requisition ID: 038690