Corporate Tax Attorney - Tax Counsel 1

    • Minneapolis, MN

Job Description
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Enterprise Finance drives financial management for the company and maintains and enhances risk and financial controls. Key functions within Enterprise Finance include finance and accounting; Treasury; corporate development, mergers, and acquisitions; Data Management and Insights, the Customer Remediation Center of Excellence, Enterprise Shared Services, Business Process Management, and Corporate Strategy. Enterprise Finance informs shareholders, regulators, taxing authorities, team members, and leaders of the company's financial performance through earnings releases, investor meetings and conferences, and meetings with regulators and credit rating agencies, following appropriate reporting guidelines. They also maintain and enhance risk and financial controls and lead many of the company's shared services functions including corporate properties, security, and global services.
Wells Fargo Enterprise Finance Tax Counsel group is currently seeking a Corporate Tax Attorney to assist in managing federal tax controversies and to provide tax consulting/legal advice to the company. The successful candidate will assist in managing and planning for federal tax audits, appeals, and litigation matters. They will conduct tax research and provide tax consulting and tax law advice to the Company. Additionally they will be responsible for:
•Maintaining relationships with representatives of federal tax authorities.
•Draft, review, and analyze responses to inquiries from tax authorities.
•Conduct research and analysis on federal and international tax matters related to federal audits.
•Review, propose, and prepare forms and calculations related to tax return filings and workpapers.
•Draft memoranda regarding legal and tax issues.
•Participate in negotiating and resolving federal tax controversy matters.
•Collaborate with Tax Department personnel, other company business groups, and outside service providers in resolving complex tax positions.
•Maintain and/or establish policies and procedures related to tax audits.
•Manages risk related to federal tax audits and appeals. Maintains high level of knowledge of federal income tax laws, rulings, regulations, and develops a high level of expertise in some areas.
•Identify, maintain, and review tax accounting issues, including documenting ASC 740 (FIN 48) positions for financial statement support.
•Provide tax consulting advice to senior leaders in the tax department.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of corporate tax experience
  • Active State Bar membership

Desired Qualifications
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications
  • Strong technical tax skills with emphasis on corporate income tax.
  • Demonstrated experience in tax compliance, specifically the preparation of corporate consolidated income tax returns.
  • Public Accounting/Corporate Tax experience
  • Experience analyzing accounting principles, corporate income tax returns, and corporate financial statements
  • Combined experience in law, public accounting, and in-house corporate tax.
  • Working knowledge of tax law, GAAP, and regulatory requirements (SOX).
  • Solid accounting, financial, and statistical analysis skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional partners and to build relationships with internal partners, external advisers, and federal authorities.
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills.

Salary Information
The salary range displayed below is based on a Full-time 40 hour a week schedule.

MN-Minneapolis: Min: $68,900 Mid: $97,000

Street Address
MN-Minneapolis: 550 South 4th St - Minneapolis, MN


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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