Tax Counsel

The Tax Counsel, reports to the Senior Tax Counsel, and provides leadership in strategizing, structuring and executing various Treasury-related activities, including cash repatriation and intercompany financing, provides guidance on hedging and finance transactions worldwide and with pooling, helps develop strategies to reduce Marsh & McLennan Companies' global effective tax rate and maximize cash flow opportunities, and provides documentation for company tax positions and assists the compliance team in reviewing the integration of transactions into the tax return.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Partners with the Treasury department and provides leadership, and support in strategizing, structuring and executing Treasury related activities including repatriations, hedging, financings, and pooling, in a tax efficient manner while harmonizing existing worldwide tax planning
  • Assist in the development of worldwide tax strategies to improve earnings and cash flow and to minimize tax liabilities
  • Partner with various functions, communicating risks and opportunities in a clear and concise manner
  • Undertake international and domestic corporate tax research as necessary and assist with the review of financial modeling
  • Counsel senior tax department personnel on legal and technical issues as they arise
  • Support the IRS audit with documentation as necessary
  • Maintain currency on legislative and regulatory changes as they effect Marsh & McLennan Companies
  • Work with outside advisors as necessary to accomplish the foregoing
Qualifications
  • J.D., LLM preferred , accounting background a plus
  • 10 to 15 years law firm, Big four and/or corporate experience - compensation commensurate with experience
  • Strong technical international and domestic corporate tax knowledge, especially as relates to the treasury type work
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, research, computer, organizational and interpersonal skills, self-starter.
  • Strong spreadsheet and tax accounting skills preferred
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills. Need to be able to adjust information and approach to the audience.
  • Strong relationship-building skills. Need to be able to deal confidently with senior professionals and to build relationships across functional areas.

Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity. Visit www.mmc.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMC_Global

Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: http://www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity.

Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.


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