2-4 yr In-House Tax Advisor/Tax Counsel - NYC or Charlotte

Listing Number: whp10499


Our financial-industry client has a superb opportunity for a junior tax attorney to join its in-house legal team. The client is looking for an attorney with 2-4 years law firm, accounting firm, or financial services corporation focused, tax department experience to provide tax advice and manage tax risk associated with business and operations units in their global markets and global investment management lines of business.

The Tax Advisor will:

  • Assist in tax review of new products and services to evaluate potential impact to tax and accounting positions in all relevant jurisdictions;
  • Assist in considering the tax impact and suitability of products and services for potential clients;
  • Determine information reporting and withholding tax consequences;
  • Review and evaluate the impact of new tax laws, regulations, etc. that affect existing products and services, and work with applicable departments to implement changes necessary to comply with those laws and regulations;
  • Review from a tax standpoint of structured notes, ISDA contracts and other capital market documentation;
  • Provide ad hoc support to other members on the corporate tax team; and
  • Participate in industry working groups to provide guidance as needed.
  • To be considered, candidates must have a J.D. from an accredited law school plus 2-4 years relevant, highly focused practice experience, excellent writing skills. An LL.M. degree is a plus.

    PREFERRED LOCATION: New York or Charlotte, NC. Relocation candidates will be considered.

    For further information or to submit a resume, contact Sherie Bush sbush@westhighlandplacement.com