As companies are scrutinized by ESG standards, there are unique factors in tax that will cause tension for companies as they struggle to meet a specific area regarding the social element of ESG. Natalie Santiago and Adam Golden address these factors and provide potential short and long-term solutions in their latest white paper.
With more candidates than available jobs in the current employer-driven market, Tyler Simpson’s latest article addresses the importance of hiring authorities drawing a hard line between the company’s needs versus wants in the job description. Ineffective job ads will result in a flood of candidates who are ultimately unqualified for your position. Read the article to see a real-life example of how we improved a client’s job description.
Consultants: Easing the Transition for New Remote Clients
If you are already consulting or are considering becoming a tax consultant, you need to read this. In this new, unusual normal, tax consultants no longer spend any time with the client onboarding them before or during the project. Consultants need to recognize that although they may have remote consulting experience, remote roles are a new dynamic for many hiring authorities. Reply below with any questions or comments regarding your own experiences.
The coronavirus pandemic has given the Big4 a convenient pretext to promote their managed services outsourcing model as a novel, client-driven solution. All the rage in the late 80s and early 90s, it’s pretty telling that none of the large, complex companies that initially entered into those arrangements are still doing so today.
Top 5 Fundamental Questions to Ask When Interviewing Candidates in the U.S. for your lead U.S. tax department positions
As a non-U.S. corporation, it is imperative that you hire the RIGHT American for your lead U.S. tax department roles. Read this article for 5 key questions you need to ask during the interview process.
The Hidden Challenges of Remote Work for Tax Departments - Managing Talent at a Distance
In recent months, remote work has become the norm. As we move forward into the “new normal,” we are beginning to see a number of emerging implications for the tax industry. While there are upsides to working from home, we believe tax departments will soon encounter complications in two key areas.
In Peggy’s latest article, she details some professional & personal, positives and negatives of working from home that she has observed from her recent experiences and conversations. These opinions may differ for everyone as they are dependent upon the individual’s workspace, personality, work habits, etc.
Strategic Hiring - Hiring to Upgrade or Rebuild a Tax Function
For the last article of her Strategic Hiring series, Natalie breaks down how tax leaders should hire and retain talent in a department upgrade or rebuild. This situation can be challenging for tax leaders to navigate, but it is an important one to consider in the current regulatory environment.
Responsibility VS Authority - Dynamics of Hiring In-House
Adam Golden’s latest article examines the relationship between HR and tax leaders when it comes to filling a search in-house. There is value in recognizing the element that tax is ultimately responsible for the hiring of their department.