Counsel/Senior Counsel, Tax Controversy at Uber

Uber

Full-Time

New York, NY, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

About The Role
Uber is looking to add a Tax Counsel, Tax Controversy to our growing team! This role will report to our Senior Tax Counsel, Tax Controversy, with a primary focus on US federal and state audits. This is an amazing opportunity to join our Tax team and make an immediate impact. This role requires strong business acumen and communication skills, coupled with experience in tax audit and controversy work. If you welcome a high-growth, fast-paced international environment, were excited to hear from you.
What Youll Do
• Develop a consistent global tax risk management strategy addressing the significant tax issues faced across the world
• Coordinate with the Tax Compliance and Reporting, Transfer Pricing and Strategy & Planning teams to ensure we have accurately described and reported tax contingencies
• Direct and develop audit defense and appeals for all US Federal and State taxes
• Work with the Senior Tax Counsel, Tax Controversy and Tax subject matter experts to develop innovative approaches to favorably settle tax audits, providing direction to the global tax planning and tax compliance teams to minimize Ubers overall tax liability
• Oversee and coordinate all US audit, and significant non-US tax audit and appeals processes ensuring consistency in information and approach
• Direct and approve the flow of information to all tax authorities from tax team members

Basic Qualifications
• JD required, with active membership in a state bar
• 5+ years of experience in a accounting firm, law firm and/or in-house at a multinational corporate group with experience in tax controversy (Counsel)
• 8+ years of experience in a accounting firm, law firm and/or in-house at a multinational corporate group with experience in tax controversy (Senior Counsel)

Preferred Qualifications
• Clear communication of legal concepts and ability to develop a positive narrative regarding tax positions
• Demonstrated ability to provide clear advice in a dynamic environment
• Ability to clearly communicate recommendations based on risk analysis in a highly ambiguous environment
• Experience in broad areas of tax advisory in a large law firm and large corporate environment
• Experience managing tax audits and appeals
• Experience in broad areas of tax advisory

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop a consistent global tax risk management strategy addressing the significant tax issues faced across the world
  • Coordinate with the Tax Compliance and Reporting, Transfer Pricing and Strategy & Planning teams to ensure we have accurately described and reported tax contingencies
  • Direct and develop audit defense and appeals for all US Federal and State taxes
  • Work with the Senior Tax Counsel, Tax Controversy and Tax subject matter experts to develop innovative approaches to favorably settle tax audits, providing direction to the global tax planning and tax compliance teams to minimize Ubers overall tax liability
  • Oversee and coordinate all US audit, and significant non-US tax audit and appeals processes ensuring consistency in information and approach
  • Direct and approve the flow of information to all tax authorities from tax team members

Requirements / Qualifications

  • This role requires strong business acumen and communication skills, coupled with experience in tax audit and controversy work

  • JD required, with active membership in a state bar

  • 8+ years of experience in a accounting firm, law firm and/or in-house at a multinational corporate group with experience in tax controversy (Senior Counsel)

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