• Tax Senior Associate II | Japanese Business Practices

    Job Locations US-IN-Indianapolis
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/23/2019 4:35 PM)
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    The Indianapolis office is actively seeking an experienced Tax Senior Associate II within BKD’s Japanese Business Services Group who possesses native or near native written and verbal communication skills in the Japanese language.  We are looking for qualified professionals with tax consulting, compliance, and tax provision experience serving US subsidiaries of Japanese companies.


    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


    • Provide tax compliance, advisory and provision services to US subsidiaries of Japanese based companies
    • Also provide tax compliance, advisory and provision services to pass-through and C-corporation entities to companies operating in other industries such as manufacturing and distribution, construction and real estate, professional services and technology, and financial institutions industries
    • Assist in supervising, developing and coaching professional tax staff
    • Help develop, build and manage client relationships
    • Provide timely and unmatched client service, exceeding client expectations
    • Represent BKD in the marketplace at networking events
    • Participate in the proposal process for potential new clients
    • Participate in campus recruiting initiatives and programs
    • Contribute to BKD sponsored technical guidance for internal and external publication and to internal learning and development sessions.
    • Work with team to assign projects and resolve scheduling conflicts


    Required Skills:

    • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with a native or near native fluency in the English and Japanese languages.
    • Excellent business acumen and ability to interact with individuals on all levels of an organization
    • Exceptional client relationship skills and time management skills
    • Ability to recruit and develop firm associates and team members
    • Sound team and engagement management experience
    • Ability to offer innovative ideas to servicing clientele


    Required Experience:

    • Minimum of 4 years of tax experience in public accounting required
    • Experience providing tax services to US subsidiaries of Japanese companies preferred
    • Bachelor's or graduate degree in accounting, finance or related field
    • Prior experience working with Tax Provision/ASC 740 engagements
    • CPA certification is required
    • Experience managing multiple client engagements
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally


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    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.

    See what we offer new hires in terms of competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.


    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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