Director/ Senior Director, Tax Technology and Automation at Alvarez & Marsal Holdings, LLC

Posted in Consultant 18 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas





Job Description:

Director/ Senior Director, Tax Technology and Automation

Alvarez & Marsal’s Taxand practice is seeking a Director or Senior Director to lead tax technology and automation efforts for the practice’s clients. This hire will be responsible for managing the impact of clients’ existing and emerging technology, including the growing data burden, driving efficiencies to create a cost-effective tax function and the need to understand how to make data an asset. The underlying objective is to help clients navigate the digital age of tax transparency and automation while staying up to date on new trends in tax compliance and tax audit methods.

How you'll contribute


  • Take ownership of Tax Technology and Automation tasks for clients/stakeholders and monitor them until completion, including documenting requirements, configuration, testing, debugging, project profitability, and tax systems and process configuration

  • Evaluate current processes to determined inefficiencies and identify areas for automation using existing financial or tax systems and emerging technologies

  • Consolidate tax data to make analysis and planning more efficient

  • Improve reporting capabilities to enhance clients’ ability to evaluate risk and capitalize on opportunities

  • Recommend information technology strategies by evaluating the cost/benefit analysis for the new solution

  • Establish and implement training processes and strategies for the new technology

Who will you be working with?

We are not a typical tax firm. We are a group of entrepreneurial, action oriented and results oriented tax professionals who take a hands-on approach to solving our clients’ problems and helping them reach their potential.  We are nimble, resourceful, and proactive but adapt quickly when changes are needed. We present you with opportunities, not a playbook, and we reward you based on your achievements, not your tenure.

How will you grow and be supported?

As a demonstration of A&M’s strong commitment to its people, we offer benefits to support your career, personal and professional development. This includes an equity investment in a diversified financial services firm, the ability to invest in A&M private equity funds at beneficial terms, and a health and wellness program.  Click to learn about our commitment to your well-being. A&M recognizes that our people fuel our growth, and you and your team will be provided with the best available training and development resources, as well as networking opportunities. Learn more about why A&M is a great place work.

Qualifications


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Accounting, Tax Technology, Management Information Systems, or Information Technology & Accounting and/or a Master’s degree in related field and a minimum of six years of related work experience

  • Licensed CPA or admission to Bar required

  • A strong interest in technology and its use in business processes

  • Excellent communication and business writing skills

  • A natural flair for problem solving and an entrepreneurial approach to work

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize business requirements

  • Experience implementing third-party direct or indirect tax systems (such as ONESOURCE, CorpTax, Alteryx, Vertex, Avalara, Longview, etc.)

  • Microsoft Power BI suite

  • Experience managing large, multidisciplinary projects that impact tax (e.g., ERP implementations, tax co-sourcing engagements, finance transformations)

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.