Corporate Tax Counsel in Charlotte, North Carolina
Posted 07/07/22


  • Fortune 500 financial services firm headquartered in Charlotte, NC with a significant investment in innovation
  • Recognized by Fortune as one of the worlds most admired companies in 2012 along with many other awards around social responsibility, diversity, equity and inclusion and client experience.
  • Purpose driven and team-oriented environment with focuses on leveraging employee talents, cutting edge technology, and best practices and processes
  • Organization that is recognized for being truly multicultural; diversity and feedback rich is in their DNA


  • Highly visible opportunity as it supports organization tax policy
  • Results driven organization that values accountability and continuous improvement
  • Opportunity to make an impact and add value - Forthcoming investment in tools and technology to improve current processes
  • Excellent Company Benefits to include medical, dental, pension, 401k and generous PTO policy


  • Researches complex tax issues, provides tax advice regarding various corporate transactions, and interacts regularly with senior management on the tax implications of ongoing and new business activities.
  • Research and analyze complex tax issues and effectively communicate conclusions.
  • Provide tax advice and guidance to senior management on complex issues concerning corporate taxation.
  • Draft communication with federal, state, and local tax authorities, and negotiate with such authorities as appropriate.
  • Engage with business and functional partners to identify and analyze the tax implications of proposed business transactions. Proactively identify tax issues, research appropriate treatment, and communicate solutions to teammates across the enterprise.
  • Review legal agreements associated with business transactions, and advise senior management regarding the negotiation of terms to ensure transactions are executed in a tax-efficient manner.
  • Analyze proposed and enacted legislation, regulations, and other authoritative guidance to assess impact to the enterprise, and advise senior management accordingly.


  • Juris Doctorate degree from an ABA accredited law school and licensed to practice law in good standing
  • Master's degree or LLM preferred
  • 6+ years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Top tier law firm, Big 4 accounting firm or large publicly traded corporate experience
  • Significant experience in performing legal research and analyses of complex issues involving existing federal, state, local, and international tax laws to provide tax advice to management related to current business activities, corporate strategies, and projected organizational actions.
  • Significant experience in reviewing legal agreements associated with business transactions, and negotiating terms to ensure transactions are executed in a tax-efficient manner.
  • Significant experience in drafting detailed technical memoranda to document and support company positions on complex tax issues.
  • Experience in drafting communication with federal, state, and local tax authorities, and negotiating with such authorities as appropriate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in large groups.
  • Ideally experience in the financial services industry with expertise in one or more of the following: REITS, M&A, financial transactions, tax credits, leasing, tax controversy, information reporting, benefits

  • Employee Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Category: Accounting and Finance
  • Date Posted: 07/07/22
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