Mergers & Acquisitions Tax Manager

Elliott Davis - Greenville, SC4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $150,000 a year
We’re Elliott Davis, a rapidly growing CPA firm with over 700 professionals across multiple states within the Southeast. Consistently named among the "Best Places to Work," we’re revolutionizing what it means to specialize in the public accounting field. Starting with a powerful mixture of wisdom, energy and fresh perspective, we dig deep, finding the courage to challenge every comfortable assumption the system has been built upon. Around here we may do the work of accountants, but we believe like startup entrepreneurs, social do-gooders and community leaders.

So, what does that mean for you? We’re so happy you asked.

As part of the Elliott Davis team, you’ll get hands-on experience working alongside some of the leading experts in the financial and consulting field, while enjoying the freedom and autonomy to run your career and make a positive impact on the world.

The Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services (“TAS”) practice assists clients by providing financial due diligence, tax and information technology due diligence, primarily focusing on buy-side and sell-side assistance, to private equity funds, mezzanine funds and corporate buyers. The TAS practice is included within the Firm’s Private Equity practice, which provides private equity clients and their related portfolio companies a full range of services to meet their needs, including assisting with corporate strategy, finance, transaction and audit and tax services.

The Firm is searching for a Tax Manager who would work within the Firm’s Transaction Advisory Services practice with a heavy emphasis in tax services associated with Merger & Acquisition (“M&A”) related activities. Experience in coordinating M&A tax diligence matters is necessary for this position, as this person will lead and manage multiple M&A related tax engagements, including tax due diligence, tax structuring, IRC 382 analysis, and transaction cost analysis. This person will also be responsible for advising clients on post-close integrations tax issues and other ancillary services related to acquisitions by private equity funds and corporate buyers.

Responsibilities:Technical Tax:
Lead and manage M&A tax engagements, participating in due diligence projects related to the acquisitions by private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers
Perform technical review of tax filings and tax data of varying complexity
Provide tax diligence and domestic & international structuring advice to clients as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Research complex tax issues
Draft and communicate findings effectively, efficiently and timely
Identify issues and recommend creative solutions to complex client issues, especially within M&A related arenas
Delegate and manage assignments to achieve accurate and efficient product

Perform administrative duties relative to position, including billing and collections
Direct and manage staff
Maintain familiarity with staff’s qualifications, review assignments for appropriateness
Provide effective performance feedback and on-the-job training
Instruct and facilitate both internal and external training
Pursue opportunities to provide additional services and participate extensively in business development

Bachelors degree in accounting; Masters degree in Tax preferred
4+ years recent public accounting firm experience, including managing multiple tax accounting projects and client engagements; directing and scheduling staff and managing work flow
A minimum of 2 years of relevant tax experience in the M&A/transaction services space (i.e., M&A tax due diligence, deal structuring, and post-acquisition planning experience)
Significant experience working with all types of entity taxes
CPA certification
Ability to multitask
Excellent communication skills