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Grant Thornton LLP Human Capital Services - Global Mobility Tax Senior Associate in New York, New York

Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. We’ve never been a typical professional services firm. We put people first, and that is what sets us apart.

As one of the fastest-growing professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton LLP is continuously seeking top talent. Discover a place where you'll work with a team of professionals, dedicated to providing bold leadership and distinctive client service. Spend each day engaged in meaningful and challenging work. Be supported in your professional growth and recognized for your contributions.

Human Capital Services - *Global Mobility Tax Senior Associate*


Grant Thornton’s responsive, partner-led Tax service teams help dynamiccompanies navigate complexity and grow with insightful, practical tax advice. In addition to tax professionals in our offices across the United States, our Washington National Tax Office provides deep technical knowledge and responsive support in local, state, federal and international tax. Our tax services include: compliance, human capital services, federal tax services, international tax services, state and local tax services, private wealth services, tax reporting and advisory, partnership taxation, not-for-profit tax, and mergers & acquisition tax services.

The Global Mobility Services Senior Associate is involved with the delivery of a full range of global mobility services for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include interacting closely with clients to provide day-to-day international assignment programs support, contribute to the advice provided to businesses and individuals for tax and social security planning, payroll consulting, and compliance expertise for a global workforce. The role will involve working directly with clients and internal team members to provide high-quality services in the US and globally.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Will work directly with clients to provide high quality global mobility consulting and compliance services
  • Involved in managing day-to-day delivery for a portfolio of clients, working closely with senior team members
  • Work collaboratively with Grant Thornton International Ltd member firms to provide timely and holistic responses to technical queries for US and global clients.
  • Coordinate global tax compliance services for clients.
  • Willing to be involved in projects across Human Capital Services service areas
  • Works closely with Grant Thornton’s Bangalore Shared Services Center (SSC) to manage compliance processes and deliverables
  • Participate in US arrival and departure tax briefing meetings

Technical Proficiency

  • Address, research, and consult on technical issues specific to employee payroll, compensation, benefits, and global mobility taxes and prepare related written communications.
  • Candidate should have familiarity with individual income tax issues and tax law including foreign national and expatriate issues, foreign tax compliance.
  • Works with colleagues to develop solutions to complex technical issues
  • Candidate should have familiarity with individual income tax issues and tax law including foreign national and expatriate issues, foreign tax compliance.
  • Understands and able to advise clients on international assignment and tax policies, including equalization and protection processes
  • Conduct primary and secondary review of US individual tax returns.


  • Facilitate and participate in firm-wide training and communications relating to global mobility matters.
  • Proactively manages own career, seeking out opportunities to work on a variety of assignments to build on existing experience


  • Lead on compliance season initiation processes and manage e-filing requirements
  • Proactively manages personal utilization targets
  • Manages work to ensure recover targets can be met, raises issues where appropriate
  • Works with Partner to raise invoices on a prompt basis
  • Understands their contribution to the team's profitability
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field. Minimum of three years’ experience in global mobility services.

  • Experience with a Big 4, mid-tier firm or law firm.
  • Superior analytical, technical, and tax accounting/technology skills with proficiency in individual tax consulting and compliance. Experience with inbound and outbound employee relocation consulting. Ability to effectively com
  • Communicate cross border tax concepts to clients who are not tax specialists.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.
  • Computer expertise including knowledge of tax software and technology. Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced degree or professional certification preferred. Additional Information

  • Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel upon occasion. BENEFITS

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please

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Title: Human Capital Services - Global Mobility Tax Senior Associate

Location: New York-New York

Requisition ID: 049024

Other Locations: US-IL-Chicago, US-GA-Atlanta