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East - New York - ITTS - Transaction Tax Intern - Summer 2020

The Programme

Our Transaction Tax services practice comprises professional advisors who help our clients understand and plan for the tax implications of an acquisition, disposal, refinancing, restructuring or initial public offering. By combining diverse cross-border transaction experience with local tax knowledge across a broad spectrum of industry sectors, we help clients make informed decisions and navigate the tax implications of large transactions. Our integrated approach means clients gain access to high-quality, globally coordinated tax advice, wherever a transaction occurs, helping improve the return on their investment.

As a member of the Transaction Tax team, you will be exposed to the transaction process in its entirety and work closely with the other TAS service offerings (transaction integration, transaction support (financial due diligence) and valuation) to deliver high quality tax consulting services to our clients. Team members are given the opportunity to learn valuable client-serving skills and gain a broader understanding of the transactions marketplace, working closely with the client and its other service providers (e.g., law firms, investment bankers).

In addition to receiving on-the-job training, comprehensive technical training in the relevant provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (e.g., the Corporate Distributions and Adjustments rules of Subchapter C, the Consolidated Return regulations, the partnership rules of Subchapter K) will be provided. This position is very challenging and the perfect candidate is a smart, flexible and adaptive team player.

What You Will Do

  • Developing the optimal tax structure for domestic and cross-border transactions.
  • Researching complex tax issues and drafting technical memoranda, opinions and private letter ruling requests.
  • Performing due diligence on prospective acquisition targets to identify and evaluate. potential historic tax exposures.
  • Evaluating the tax component of financial models.
  • Preparing earnings and profits and tax basis studies.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Pursuing an LLM, or JD with an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics.
  • A strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position.
  • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment.
  • Proficient with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access, and Lotus Notes.
  • Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.
  • Able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast-paced environment.
  • A strong work initiative, high energy level and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.
  • Integrity within a professional environment.
  • Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary. The ability and willingness to travel is required.
  • Depending on location, a valid driver's license due to travel requirements.
Closed a year ago
Closed a year ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    New York (United

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  • Closing Date:22nd Sep 2020, 6:00 pm

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