Global Tax Manager

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Wheeling, WV
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Global Tax Manager

Global Tax Manager

Orrick currently has an excellent opportunity for a Global Tax Manager in the Global Operations Center in Wheeling, WV.

Orrick is again one of the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, the annual list that recognizes companies with extraordinary workplace cultures. Selected among hundreds of companies that Fortune considered this year, Orrick is one of only five law firms to make the 2017 list.

In this role, you will handle Orrick's global tax compliance function thru preparation and/or oversight of the preparation of all of the Firm's and individual partners global tax filings prepared in-house as well as by external accountants. You will implement tax planning strategies to improve the tax efficiency and coordinate flow of internal information for all aspects of global tax reporting.

• You will be responsible for the coordination of various miscellaneous tax returns for the firm including business, property, excise and individual partner filings.
• You will identify tax savings opportunities as well as firm exposure related to incorrect or non-compliant tax filings.
• You will lead the Tax Department in gathering and preparation of tax schedules for external accountants and auditors, including reviewing and verifying the information provided from sources outside of the U.S.
• Manage and report on our foreign source income on a regular basis.
• Review and analyze the partners' K-1s for accuracy upon completion.
• You will be part of the team who will have ownership of preparing all US non-resident filings for partners, including the collection of data from the partners for international filings and develop plans for efficiency.
• You will be aware of international tax laws that would affect law firms and their partners and various tax issues for internal departments such as HR, Payroll and Billing as needed.
• You will administer the budgeting for accounts including tax and professional tax services as well as tracking actual vs. budget.
• Respond to partner and accountant tax inquiries.
• Participate in the development and monitoring of the partner tax portal.
• Ensure full compliance with foreign tax laws for each jurisdiction where Orrick operates identify areas of risk and exposure.
• Assist the finance teams in the foreign countries with projects and inquiries.
• You will work with other departments to ensure that Orrick is able to collect all tax that has been paid on behalf of partners.
• Provide training to new tax staff.
• Identify areas for process improvement and potential growth for Tax Department Staff.
• Special projects or analyses as requested by the Director or other management.

• CPA and/or Master's degree preferred.
• Eight years or more relevant work experience, including tax research, and partnership accounting. Strong tax compliance background required. International experience a plus.
• Your excellent organization, written and verbal communication, strong analytical skills, and attention to detail skills will give you the ability to handle multiple incoming priorities in a dynamic working environment.
• Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Orrick is a leading global law firm with a particular focus on serving companies in the technology, energy and financial sectors. We are recognized worldwide for delivering the highest-quality legal advice and for our culture of innovation and collaboration.

Our formula for success is simple—we provide the highest quality service to our clients and we hire the brightest and most talented individuals at every level. As an employer of choice we will provide our employees with challenging work, training opportunities, team oriented culture, and the opportunity to work with the best talent in the legal profession

Our Global Operations Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is home to more than 300 members. Established more than a decade ago, it was the first centralized administrative operation in a major law firm.

Orrick offers a friendly work environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits.

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To submit your resume and cover letter for this position, please select the Apply For This Job option at the top of the page. Please include your salary expectations in your cover letter. Submissions without salary expectations may not be considered.

No phone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

We focus on serving the Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance sectors globally. Clients worldwide call on our teams for forward-looking commercial advice on transactions, litigation and compliance matters. We bring distinctive quality, teamwork and value to the table – and innovate in everything we do.

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