Job Description Summary
Cushman & Wakefield is a leading global real estate services firm that helps clients transform the way people, work, shop and live. We put our clients and our people at the center of what’s next in the world of real estate. Cushman & Wakefield has over 53,000 employees in more than 60 countries and $8.8 billion in revenue. As the largest region, the US generates almost 70% of the Company’s revenue annually. There are nine core services including global occupier services, capital markets, investment and asset management, valuation & advisory, project & development services, tenant representation, agency leasing, asset services and facility services. Cushman & Wakefield strives to lead the real estate industry with the best talent, the best clients and the best results.
We make an impact. Our work creates meaningful value for our clients, our business, our shareholders, our people, our communities and world.
We are inclusive.
We value difference and a culture where everyone belongs.
We are driven. Drive keeps us decisive and agile.
We succeed together. Individually, we’re good, but together, we’re great.
We deliver insight. We believe in ideas and strive for innovation.
Your primary responsibility will be to will be involved with all aspects of the corporate tax function, including a supporting role for the reporting of the Company’s tax accounting, domestic compliance and planning. You will assist the Tax Department in supporting the tax accounting function of the Company by ensuring continued compliance with US GAAP and US tax law. As an integral member of the U.S. Tax group, you will also assist in identifying opportunities that will maximize earnings and cash flow by minimizing the Company’s effective tax rate and cash tax burden.
The successful candidate will:
Prepare quarterly and annual global consolidated income tax provisions under US GAAP;
Prepare account reconciliations and accounting of federal and state payments and refunds;
Calculate tax contingency reserves pursuant to ASC 740 and ASC 450.
Review and coordinate the preparation of local, state and federal tax adjustments including all analysis and support;
Assist with federal and state income/non-income tax audits;
Review of indirect tax filings by the BPO;
Resolve tax issues in responses to tax notices and inquiries from federal/state agencies;
Apply tax laws and regulations to support tax return positions, audit defense, tax planning, etc.;
Team with senior managers to identify, develop and implement US tax planning opportunities and lower ETR;
Communicate and develop relationship with business unit finance personnel as well as outside consultants and auditors.
Experience and Qualifications:
1-3 years of relevant federal and state tax compliance and ASC 740 experience in public accounting or large corporate department;
BS/BA in accounting or finance;
Experience using tax compliance software (e.g. Vertex, ONESOURCE, etc.) and/or tax provision software (e.g. ONESOURCE Tax Provision);
Experience in tax technology automation utilizing tools such as Alteryx, RPA, or similar applications.
Effective verbal and written communication skills;
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
The following are also preferred:
MBA, MST or JD;
Big 4 experience
The ideal candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence, be a team player, and enjoy working in a fast-paced, changing environment.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.