Overview

Counsel, Tax

WeWork is currently seeking a Counsel to provide tax advice on domestic and international corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, dispositions and commercial deals.  The Counsel will join its growing corporate transactional legal team in New York. 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify potential tax issues and come up with practical solutions that achieve both the desired business outcome and tax result
  • Advise and work closely with a variety of key stakeholders, including Tax, Finance, Accounting teams and manage outside tax experts
  • Identify, design and implement tax planning opportunities and/or tax risk mitigation strategies consistent with the tax risk profile of the company

Qualifications:

  • JD required, admission to practice in the United States
  • LLM graduate degree in Taxation is a plus
  • 8+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm and/or in-house
  • Strong analytical and tax technical abilities in both domestic and international tax areas are needed
  • Able to communicate positively, effectively, and efficiently with members of different teams
  • A multi-tasker with excellent analytical and legal skills
  • Ability to understand business needs and partner with the business to create solutions
  • Strong understanding of the interplay between legal and business risk
  • Organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and flexible
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines

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