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Northeast Tax Mergers & Acquisitions Director

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Job Category:   Mergers and Acquisitions|Tax
Line of Service:   Tax
State & City:   MA-Boston
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Director
Req ID:   57170BR
PwC/LOS Overview
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) helps clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the advantage of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 180,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.



At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.



The PwC network is a global market leader in tax services.

We assist businesses, individuals, and organizations with tax strategy, planning, and compliance, while also delivering a wide range of business advisory services.

With over 32,000 tax professionals, this means that the PwC network can support our clients both locally and globally.

We have experience working with an expansive and diverse client-base, which comprises all types of businesses
multinationals, local companies, privately-owned organizations, entrepreneurs, family businesses, trusts, partnerships, and private individuals.

Job Description
The National Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) group is comprised of subject matter specialists in the areas of Corporate and Partnership Tax M&A. The group advises multinational corporations, privately held companies, and partnerships on the tax aspects of planning, structuring, and executing transactions of all sizes including but not limited to the following:

-analyzes proposed restructuring and acquisition transactions;

-interprets complex statutory and regulatory actions relating to corporate and partnership transactions;

-performs quantitative analysis to assess the tax consequences of specific transactions;

-assist clients with regulatory and legislative initiatives;

- and, prepares for client review submission requests for private letter rulings and technical advice from the IRS.



The national Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) group advises multinational corporations, privately held companies, and partnerships on the tax aspects of planning, structuring, and executing transactions of all sizes.

As part of this group, you will analyze proposed transactions for unusual tax risks or undetermined tax benefits, advise clients on tax-efficient restructurings, interpret complex legislative and regulatory actions relating to corporate and partnership transactions, perform financial analysis to assess the tax consequences of specific transactions, assist clients with regulatory and legislative initiatives, and prepare for client review submission requests for private letter rulings and technical advice from the IRS.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Years of Experience: 8



Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting



Certification(s) Required: CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar



Degree(s) Preferred: Juris Doctorate with Accounting or Tax, or Master's degree in Taxation



Knowledge Preferred:

Extensive knowledge of M&A practices, including corporate M&A, private equity, post deal integration, bankruptcy and corporate insolvency.

Thorough knowledge of tax consulting and planning, transaction structuring for tax issues, restructuring, due diligence, strategy formulation and financial modeling.





Skills Preferred:

Extensive technical skills, including the application and interpretation of U.S. federal income tax law as it relates to Subchapter C corporations, Subchapter S corporations, partnerships, consolidated groups, corporate bankruptcies and insolvencies, tax efficient structuring and use of debt, the reorganization provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, technical writing and reviewing of opinion letters and memoranda, as well as tax due diligence exercises.

Thorough experience identifying and addressing client needs: developing and sustaining deep client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities; preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection.

Thorough experience as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation.



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