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Employee Tax & Immigration - Tax & Immigration Risk Management, Strategy and Advisory - Immigration/Mergers and Acquisitions

Chicago, IL

Organization: Corporate Functions/Finance

Location: US - Negotiable

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Finance professionals prepare and interpret financial plans and reports, ensuring accuracy and compliance with applicable financial rules and regulations, including internal financial controls, to mitigate risk for the company. Finance professionals may also shape and execute client deals to maximize the use of Accenture's capital and resources, manage cash and/or liaise with the investor community.

Job Summary:

The Employee Tax & Immigration (ET&I) Manager will be part of the Global Tax Group which sits within the Finance department. An ET&I manager is an expert in immigration, individual income tax, social tax and employment tax for domestic and cross border employees. ET&I is accountable for the internal provision of immigration, employee tax, and employment/payroll tax advice to manage related risks and compliance for Accenture.

The Employee Tax & Immigration Manager in this role will interpret immigration and employment tax regulatory requirements and manage the related risks; set immigration and tax policy; conduct immigration and tax due diligence for potential mergers and acquisitions; advise and /or implement post-close and integration strategies for acquired entities; and implement immigration and tax planning opportunities for the North America Market Unit. In addition, the manager will support immigration and tax controversy/audit matters. The manager must demonstrate leadership ability as well as have the business acumen to work with Accenture's internal teams and senior leaders.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Conduct Due Diligence and advise on immigration & employment tax compliance for potential Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Advise on Post-Close and Integration related immigration and employment tax strategies for Accenture acquired companies
  • Interpret immigration and employment tax regulatory changes and advise on the impact to the Company
  • Ensure internal controls are working effectively to manage immigration and tax compliance
  • Determine immigration and tax planning opportunities for North America market unit (nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence, tax residence, equity plans)
  • Provide input on immigration and tax implications for Mobility policies
  • Advise business leaders and internal partners on complex immigration and employment tax matters to enable well-informed workforce planning decisions
  • Interact with Accenture stakeholders and other internal teams including Mobility, Controllership, Finance, HR, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Legal
  • Supervise the management of immigration and tax vendor relationships, negotiate vendor contracts/service levels, and addresses service issues
  • Direct audit/controversy response strategy, review positions and supporting documents, reconcile issues with immigration and/or tax auditors
Key Relationships:
  • Reports to : Employee Tax & Immigration Market Unit or Area Lead
  • Supervises : No direct reports
  • External Relationships : Tax service provider, tax authorities, immigration authorities, immigration service provider.
  • Internal / Cross-Functional Relationships: Market Unit (MU) business stakeholders, Mobility, Payroll, Legal, M&A & Finance teams
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Basic Qualifications:
  • University degree or equivalent higher education qualification
  • Qualification in a related field (e.g. Law, Tax)
Preferred Qualification:
  • 5+ years advising/supporting high volume US immigration programs at a law firm or a large multinational corporation required.
  • 2+ years advising or supporting immigration and/or employment and payroll tax matters for mergers and acquisitions
  • Experience in global immigration and/or cross-border employment tax preferred
  • Sound working knowledge of common applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, PowerPoint)
  • Vendor management experience preferred
Professional Skills:
  • Strong US immigration and employment tax technical skills/expertise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively across multi-disciplinary and distributed teams
  • Sound working knowledge of common applications (Excel, Word, Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, PowerPoint)
  • Vendor management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is 90,900 - 153,299 and information on benefits offered is here.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00028662
Employment Type: Other