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Specialized Tax Services – International Tax Associate (Nationwide - Multiple Locations)

Job Summary
An International Tax Associate will begin to utilize their educational background and organizational skills while taking direction from other, more experienced team members as you assist in consulting with clients on cross-border tax matters. Responsibilities will include utilizing tax research skills to provide international tax advice and working with tax software applications to assist clients with tax reporting obligations for international operations.
Learn About BDO:

·        Bachelor’s degree, preferred
·        Enrolled in a Bachelors or Master’s program in Accounting, Taxation or Master of Laws (LLM ) degree program other relevant field, required

Job Duties
·        Develops, recommends, and implements critical thinking to provide clients with tax advice on international tax issues
·        Gains exposure to the development of work plans for all assigned clients
·        Learns about international tax law relevant to particular clients and how that law can be appropriately applied to client facts
·        Monitors tax law and client factual developments on a daily basis
·        Coordinates with BDO non-US colleagues in approximately 160 countries on how US tax rules align with foreign tax law to impact client transactions
·        Begins to develop an in-depth understanding of the technical and practical issues and opportunities regarding International taxation and explores specializing in one or more international tax areas
·        Identifies when research is necessary and frames issues to be researched; identifies sources of all reliable and relevant information including information tending to contradict preferred positions; accesses those sources and retrieves that information; analyzes facts and authorities; understands their weight; and reports on analysis
·        Assists in preparing Written Tax Advice (WTA) on international tax and cross-border transactions
·        Assists in obtaining required client information to utilize in the preparation of international tax compliance forms and US international informational reporting
·        Has a basic level of understanding of tax compliance
·        Learns about representing clients before the IRS on contested issues
·        Uses tax research databases such as RIA, BNA, Lexis Nexis
·        Uses Go Systems, and other tax-related software with some supervision
·        Develops a basic understanding of ASC 740-10 as it applies to international tax issues.
·        Understands and applies Firm policies, standards, and the BDO Tax Quality Manual