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Tax Senior Consultant, Legal Managed Services

Deloitte
Posted Jun 09
Full Time
Chicago, Illinois

Senior Consultant, Tax Technology Consulting - Legal Managed Services

Would you enjoy being part of a team that helps multinational organizations transform their contract lifecycle management processes by leveraging enabling technologies, process reengineering and alternative delivery models? Deloitte's Tax Technology Consulting (TTC) Legal Managed Services (LMS) team assists corporate legal department clients with end to end, contract lifecycle management, as well as aids them with their responses to regulatory and other trigger events compelling organizations to analyze their contract portfolios and process. Bring your expertise and client service skills to Deloitte and click "apply" now!

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant in TTC - Legal Managed Services (LMS) , you will work with corporate legal departments of Fortune 1000/FTSE 100/Global 5000 clients. You will be working with both U.S. and Global teams and will play a pivotal role in helping them navigate a complex and dynamic business environment. You will be client-facing and responsible for delivering first class service to our clients through flawless execution of your responsibilities. You should be a self- starter who works well within a team, is energized by a continuous learning environment, and possesses an ability to work well with deadlines.

Day to day responsibilities will be performing tasks across the contract lifecycle, including contract review, drafting, and playbook enabled negotiation. As a team member, you will be leveraging contract lifecycle management technologies and will be expected to deliver in accordance with both quantitative (i.e. contract request turnaround time) and qualitative (i.e. contract review and drafting accuracy) key performance indicators. You will embrace opportunities to drive efficiencies and continuous improvement into your engagement delivery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review, abstract, draft, redline, negotiate a broad range of commercial contractual agreements, including but not limited to: NDAs, MSAs, SOWs, licensing agreements, Software as a Service Agreements, distributions agreements, data protection agreements, marketing agreements, and sponsorship agreements.
  • Escalating agreements, as needed, per the contract negotiation playbook.
  • Delivery of the above activities in accordance with agreed upon key performance indicators tracking speed, efficiency, and accuracy.
  • Build (under guidance of Counsel), review and update contract negotiation playbooks, as necessary.
  • Identify process and operational efficiencies within the legal department contracting function.

The Team

Globally, Deloitte provides legal business services, outside the US, we provide legal advisory services (traditional practice of law/legal advice) to clients and in the US, LMS is part of the TTC practice.

At Deloitte Tax LLP, our TTC practice helps tax and legal departments pursue a streamlined, transparent, and efficient tax and legal functions that enhance the core responsibilities of compliance, reporting and planning, while also positioning tax and legal as a strategic business advisor for the digital era. We specialize in tax and legal and can effectively address corporate tax and legal function's unique needs, requirements and obligations. As technology specialists, we help clients make appropriate technology choices across all business cycles.

Deloitte TTC professionals are aligned across our global network of member firms to support our clients' objectives and address their challenges. Our team's multi-disciplinary approach combines tax and legal technical and technology skillsets, enabling greater impact and efficiency within our client's organization. Learn more about Deloitte Tax Technology Consulting.

Required

Qualifications

  • Ability to perform job responsibilities within a hybrid work model that requires US Tax professionals to co-locate in person 2-3 days per week
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, law, finance, IT or related area; Juris Doctorate or LLM degree
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, work on multiple assignments, and manage assignments in a team environment
  • Strong substantive understanding of general commercial contractual agreements and the key clauses typically found in these agreements i.e. limitation of liability, indemnification, warranties, termination etc.
  • 3+ years of experience reviewing, drafting, negotiating, and managing general commercial contractual agreements
  • Level of familiarity with technology and its application in the contract lifecycle management field
  • Strong Microsoft Office and other technology skills including, but not limited to, Excel, PPT, Visio, Power BI, Tableau
  • Ability to travel up to 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve
  • One of the following active accreditations obtained, in process or willing and able to obtain:
  • Licensed CPA in state of practice/primary office if eligible to sit for the CPA
  • If not CPA eligible:
  • Licensed Attorney (or foreign equivalent)
  • Enrolled Agent
  • PMP (Project Management Certification)
  • Contract & Commercial Management (CCM) Certification Program
  • Certified Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (Project Management Institute-ACP)
  • Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • Procurement/Legal Procurement or SAS® Certified Data Scientist.
  • Paralegal Certification with a 4-year degree
  • Other Technical Certifications:
    • Six Sigma (Black Belt and Green Belt)
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) Contract & Commercial Management (CCM) Certification Program, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (Project Management Institute-ACP)
    • Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)
    • The Information Systems Security
    • Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)
    • Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP) or SAS® Certified Data Scientist
    • DocuSign (Workflow Manager, E-signature, CLM, etc.)
    • iCertis
    • Onit Product Suite (Level 2 and above),
    • Conga CLM
    • Agiloft
    • Sirion Labs
    • Kira
    • Thomson Reuters (Legal Tracker, High Q, or Contract Express),
    • Wolters Kluwer Passport (Passport Legal Spend and Matter Management),
    • Mitratech Team Connect and TAP
    • Preferred
    • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills
    • Exceptional communication (to both internal and external stakeholders) and collaboration skills
    • Superior client presentation skills
    • High level of attention to detail, superb organization skills and well-developed critical thinking skills
    • Strong analytical and reporting skills

The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $95,900 to $203,060.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation: https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/careers/articles/join-deloitte-assistance-for-disabled-applicants.html

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