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Sr Tax Associate

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About the role:  

Our Global Tax team is a key partner of the business in growing shareholder value while complying with regulations in 100+ countries in which we operate. The role of risk management and governance in the tax function is growing exponentially in importance as tax regulations become more rigorous. 

As a successful candidate you'll be able to understand and assess tax risks across a wide variety of business areas, build relationships with diverse stakeholders, manage a complex network of individuals, influence change management across the organization and prioritize issues and escalate appropriately.  This role will report to the VP of Global Tax Risk Management.

What you will do:

  • Assisting with guiding local finance and tax teams through the tax risk management strategy for the company and its affiliates in foreign jurisdictions
  • Assisting with the execution of risk reviews to assess the risk and controls environment in the finance and tax teams and testing the effectiveness of controls
  • Preparing timely and comprehensive documentation of findings and recommendations
  • Collaborating with members of the global organisation to collect the appropriate and relevant information for audits
  • Directing the flow of information to external advisors and government auditors from other team members.
  • Managing the relationships with external advisors and government auditors to control the scope and direction of tax audits.
  • Conducting research and providing detailed analysis of global tax legislative changes impacting the company.
  • Providing tax support for ad-hoc tax planning projects

What you will need:

  • Willingness and ability to work in a collaborative manner with other team members
  • Ability to be objective and provide independent input and analysis
  • Exudes a positive and winning attitude
  • Proactive self-starter, able to work on own initiative in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and professional demeanour
  • Experience in dealing with the audit defense process, dealing with foreign tax authorities, managing outside advisors; and/ or experience in an internal audit or risk management function
  • A professional qualification in tax, accountancy, legal, risk management, compliance and other relevant areas
  • 2 years PQE of experience either in a large public accounting firm, law firm or multinational company        

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to  ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com .

Job Requisition ID:67323

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