Senior, Sustainability, Climate, & Equity Credits

Tax | Business Tax Svcs
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Position Summary

Our Global Investment and Innovation Incentives (“Gi3”) practice provides our clients a broad range of government credits and incentives (“C&I”) services across more than 150 countries and regions worldwide. With over 1,000 practitioners, the Gi3 tax team is a national team of specialists dedicated to providing comprehensive tax C&I services.

If you have a passion for sustainability or environmental, social & governance (“ESG”) and have relevant experience in C&I or environmental sciences, Deloitte Tax LLP’s (“Deloitte Tax”) Gi3 service line may be the place for you! With the focus on climate change and societal impacts, companies are increasingly focusing on decarbonization and reducing the environmental impact of their products, processes, and services. A career in the Gi3 practice will provide you with the opportunity to provide high-value sustainability and ESG C&I services to some of the world’s largest companies in a variety of industries. Be on the cutting edge of a rapidly growing practice and work with a well-respected team of proven innovators!

Work you’ll do:

As a Senior Consultant, you will advise clients on sustainability and social Federal C&I programs and facilitate the analysis and documentation of such opportunities. Many businesses do not have the personnel or resources needed to keep up with the evolving legislation in these areas, and you will play a key role in helping clients accomplish their ESG goals by understanding relevant government incentives. You will work with an experienced and passionate team in a growing area focused on sustainability and ESG, proactively collaborating with colleagues across all member firms – Tax, Advisory, Consulting, and Audit and Assurance.

The ideal candidate is invested in the team’s success and effectively facilitates workstreams while working with leadership to identify process improvements and opportunities for new services. The Senior Consultant will ensure accurate, timely completion of deliverables. He or she will monitor current and proposed tax legislation and regulation related to sustainability and and ESG, as well as implement client outreach strategies.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitating Federal C&I engagements related to sustainability and ESG, including programs under the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”), such as:
    • IRC section 45Q Carbon Capture Tax Credit
    • IRC section 48 Investment Tax Credit
    • IRC section 45 Production Tax Credit
    • IRC section 30C Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling Property Credit
    • IRC section 1400Z Qualified Opportunity Zones
    • IRC section 45D New Markets Tax Credit
  • Deliver value to clients by identifying opportunities and advise clients on potential benefit and eligibility requirements
  • Maintain and develop strong internal and client relationships
  • Demonstrate sound judgment and a quality-first mentality with respect to evaluating eligibility for various fact patterns
  • Develop process with our colleagues in other technical specialties and other materials to perform benefit calculations
  • Collaborate with member firms, including Advisory and Consulting, to execute work streams, such as valuation studies, tax equity modeling, and life cycle assessment (“LCA”) studies
  • Identify potential issues and propose solutions to leadership, as well as implement process improvement strategies
  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of engagement deliverables, which may include presentation decks, executive summaries, credit calculations, completed tax forms, supporting files, memoranda, and IRS audit responses
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory tax developments and work with the team to present potential opportunities to assist clients
  • Provide support with various internal initiatives and special tax related projects

The Team

National Federal Tax Services (“NFTS”) is a national practice within Deloitte Tax made up of several tax service offerings. Each NFTS service offering has been developed and built as a result of marketplace needs, or a technological innovation – all with the purpose of delivering results for our clients. NFTS service lines provide tax planning and compliance support for the largest organizations across all industries. Gi3 is one of the largest and fasting-growing service lines within NFTS and in all of Deloitte Tax. Our people are entrepreneurial in spirit and have a passion for providing value to clients.

Qualifications

Required 

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, engineering, technology, or related field
  • 3+ years’ experience in related field
  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills, as well as effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and proactively develop internal and external working relationships
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Ability to travel 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.
  • One of the following accreditations obtained, in process, or willing able to obtain:
    • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA
    • If not CPA eligible:
      • Licensed attorney
      • Enrolled Agent

Preferred

  • Advanced degree such as Masters of Tax, JD, and/or LLM
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with a demonstrated ability to work independently and manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Experience working in a virtual and/or global environment
  • Passion for leveraging technology and exploring new technology solutions
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Excellent presentation and communications skills
  • Previous Big 4 or large CPA or law firm experience
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
  • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office, Licensed attorney, Enrolled Agent, Professional Engineer, or progress toward such accreditation

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