• Transaction Advisory Services - Transaction Tax - Senior Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-IL-Chicago - Willis Tower | US-TX-Dallas | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Houston | US-IN-Indianapolis | US-MO-Kansas City | US-MO-St. Louis
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/31/2019 4:07 PM)
    Job ID
    Transaction Services
  • Responsibilities

    Join BKD’s growing Transaction Services - Tax practice and perform due diligence services while living inside or outside of the traditional major markets.  BKD’s Transaction Services - Tax Team provides insight and expertise to clients related to buying and selling a business tax efficiently.  Whether working with private equity groups or strategic corporations, BKD’s team helps execute the deal. Our services encompass the development and execution of an appropriate transaction structure, including the execution of federal, state and international tax due diligence.  Our team works to understand tax risks, tax opportunities and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.  We work closely with our Transaction Services - Financial Due Diligence Team to provide Unmatched Client Service.


    **This position can be located in BKD's Indianapolis, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, St. Louis, Denver, or Houston offices. 


    The Senior Manager may:

    • Lead, supervise, recruit and train team members providing transaction services to clients
    • Advise clients on enhancing tax opportunities and managing risk associated with mergers and acquisitions
    • Analyze tax risks of target companies using tax returns, accounting information and interviews with management
    • Evaluate tax information
    • Write and/or review detailed reports correlating tax due diligence and tax structuring findings with client valuations
    • Identify issues affecting purchase price, deal structure or deal termination
    • Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve tax efficiency and minimize tax risks
    • Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors or other stakeholders
    • Manage and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm
    • Actively pursue new clients for the Transaction Services Team


    Required Skills:

    • Strong current knowledge in U.S. Federal income Tax, mergers and acquisitions and transaction services
    • Current knowledge in State and Local Taxes a plus
    • In depth analytical / problem solving skills
    • Experience with corporate and flow-through concepts
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Ability to develop and manage team members
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel
    • Willingness and ability to travel when necessary


    Required Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related area required
    • 7+ years of accounting experience, including at least two years of tax due diligence required
    • CPA license preferred

    Experience the BKD difference for yourself.  For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com.  BKD, LLP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  


    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.


    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.  We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.


    Take your career to the next level at BKD.


    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.


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