Tax consultant graduate
Seeing tax issues from all angles
Increasingly complex tax decisions can have a significant effect—positive or negative—on the future of our clients’ business. That's why at Deloitte Tax LLP (Deloitte Tax), we expect graduate students to do more than know the ins and outs of the tax code. You need to see our clients’ tax issues from all angles.
Deloitte Tax provides the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with some of the world’s most complex consulting and compliance issues. As an employee of Deloitte Tax, you will work with colleagues worldwide to serve our clients. As you advance in your career, most Deloitte Tax professionals specialize in at least one industry and one group of service offerings.
Deloitte Tax helps companies understand national, state and local, and international tax structures and align the tax function with business objectives. There is a tax implication for almost every transaction a company undertakes, from trading to acquisition to off-shoring. Even the most sophisticated global companies often struggle with balancing compliance details and long-term tax planning. The tax consultants of Deloitte Tax have the perspective to help companies understand national, state and local and international tax structures and align the tax function with business objectives.
Multistate Tax Services
The nation’s largest state and local tax practice. Our MTS professionals assist clients to manage state & local tax liabilities.
International Tax Services
ITS professional seek to align global tax burden reduction and efficient global cash utilization with overall business strategy.
Global Employer Services
GES professionals help clients develop tax-aligned compensation & benefits programs that address their global and domestic needs.
Professionals help clients make informed, strategic decisions relevant to their personal financial situation, business and investment needs, family legacy, and charitable giving.
Tax Management Consulting
TMC professionals work with clients to design and implement tax processes and structures that reallocate personnel and resources to value-added activities.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Our Mergers & Acquisitions practice is recognized as a market leader in providing experienced, high-quality, broad-based, strategically focused tax, accounting, and advisory services tailored to the specific needs and circumstances of buyers and sellers. Our dedicated, integrated international team consists of experienced professionals versed in all forms of acquisitions, investment and financing structures, disposition alternatives, and post transaction and integration activities. We have assisted in several of the largest leveraged buyouts ever completed, and are involved in many of today’s most important strategic mergers and cross-border transactions. We assist private equity investors and corporate strategic buyers with a broad range of significant issues across the life-cycle of a deal.
Our Transfer Pricing professionals work with clients to help them determine how to address transfer pricing rules around the world while, at the same time, decreasing their global tax burden and limiting the internal and external costs associated with defending against tax authority challenges. They also help clients establish integrated global strategies for managing the issues related to funding the development of valuable intangible properties, providing efficient intragroup financing and centralized treasury management and moving goods and services across borders. Our Transfer Pricing service line has access to hundreds of committed specialists from the global network of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited member firms, resulting in a truly international perspective and extensive reach.
What we look for
We seek individuals with backgrounds in tax, accounting, law, economics,science, technology/information systems, math, and engineering. An academic skill necessary to succeed in Deloitte Tax is the ability to understand the underlying policy or theory behind tax rules, rather than focusing on memorization of code sections, limitation amounts, and various other thresholds.
But we look beyond excellent academic qualifications. Given the nature of tax work, we look for people with the highest level of integrity. We’re looking for well-rounded, goal-oriented individuals who can interact with clients, so strong interpersonal and writing skills are essential. Since you’ll work on multiple engagement teams, you’ll need to be able to juggle multiple commitments (including personal ones).
- Undergraduate degree in a quantitative or analytical discipline and/or Master of Science in Accounting or Taxation, Information Systems, Technology, Finance or Economics, or JD or LLM Degree (undergraduate degree in business or accounting preferred)
- Minimum 3.2 GPA preferred)
- Relevant work experience (e.g. internships, summer positions, school jobs)
- Demonstrated leadership, problem solving, and strong verbal and written communication skills
- Superior analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
- Strongly preferred that Business/Accounting and JD/LLM candidates meet the CPA or Bar exam requirements prior to beginning full-time employment
Deloitte supports your progression through the well-defined career path by providing challenging assignments, mentoring, and formal trainings.
You’ll begin as a Tax consultant. The career path from there is to senior Tax consultant, then manager, senior manager and onto a path to director or partner or principal.
Learning and development
Through your variety of experiences at Deloitte, you can develop the analytical, communication, and leadership skills that will help you achieve your full potential, no matter what career path you eventually choose. You will be continually challenged by your clients, your team members, and your peers, helping you to develop at a faster rate than your peers in other industries. Along the way, you will have access to mentoring, counseling, and training opportunities to help foster and accelerate your development of new skills and capabilities.
To help guide you through your career, Deloitte provides a number of learning opportunities through its formal university-style learning curriculum. In addition to participating in the national training programs required for all Tax consultants, you can configure your development by taking courses online or in your local office that align with your specific career interests. You can also expect to learn a great deal from your interactions with other practitioners through your project roles and firm activities. Our apprenticeship culture makes developing our people a priority, and from day one you are connected with a network of individuals committed to helping you learn and grow.