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National Tax Office & Transactional Specialist - Entry Level (2025)

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Accounting & Tax
    Legal
  • Lima
    Fort Collins
    Golden
    Naperville
    Findlay
    Chicago
    Denver
    Cincinnati
    Detroit
    Boulder
    Cleveland
    Elgin
    Park Ridge
    Columbus
    Colorado Springs
    Lisle
    Springfield

AI generated summary

  • You must have a strong interest in tax law, completed tax courses, be detail-oriented, possess problem-solving skills, hold a degree in accounting, pursue LLM, JD, or CPA, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • You will research and address tax issues for mergers, write technical memos, assist with international tax structuring, prepare tax returns, and work on transactional tax aspects. You'll collaborate with various teams and clients while deepening tax knowledge.

Requirements

  • Strong interest in the tax law, as demonstrated tax courses completed or planned before graduation
  • Detail-oriented leader with problem solving, communication, and analytical skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in accounting; or Master’s degree in accounting or tax
  • Must be pursuing a LLM, JD, or CPA license
  • Academic success (a minimum major GPA of 3.0)

Responsibilities

  • Considering tax issues associated with mergers and acquisitions
  • Researching complex tax issues and write technical memorandum
  • Assisting with international tax structuring and operational issues
  • Preparing tax returns and serve as an integral part of engagement teams for clients
  • Assisting with National Tax Office functions, such as writing internal and external tax alerts on current tax developments and emerging planning techniques
  • Assisting with internal tax education function
  • Assist with handling the tax aspects of transactions
  • Meaningful interactions with staff at all levels as well as with our impressive repertoire of clients
  • Deepen knowledge in tax and tax consulting through exposure to both service lines

FAQs

What is the primary goal of the National Tax Office & Transactional Specialist role?

The primary goal of this role is to help ensure the financial health of organizations by providing business solutions related to tax and transactions.

What level of experience is required for this entry-level position?

This position is entry-level, so no prior experience is required. Training and guidance will be provided to help you succeed in this role.

What kind of tasks will I be responsible for as a National Tax Office & Transactional Specialist?

As a National Tax Office & Transactional Specialist, you will be responsible for crafting business solutions related to tax and transactions for organizations of various sizes.

What skills are important for success in this role?

Important skills for success in this role include strong analytical abilities, attention to detail, communication skills, and the ability to think creatively to solve business challenges.

How will this role help instill confidence in organizations?

This role will help instill confidence in organizations by providing reliable financial advice and solutions that contribute to their overall financial health and success.

Accounting
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1924
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Co-founder Frank Moran often referred to our firm as “a people firm disguised as an accounting firm.” Why? Because people are at the core of everything we do. You see, at Plante Moran, an engagement is much more than a professional transaction. It’s a personal experience where clients are confident we’re looking out for them, no matter their size, location, or what goals they’ve set. With our seamless service, recognized expertise, and personal approach to relationships, our clients have clarity and confidence, no matter what’s next. In our nearly 100 years in business, we’ve grown to be one of the nation’s largest audit, tax, consulting, and wealth management firms. Our more than 3,300 professionals are committed to exemplary client service every day.