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.
When Micron, an American producer of computer memory and data storage, brought in new financial leadership with big goals, they knew they needed assistance in the tax technology arena. As a recurring client, they reached out to TaxForce to find one consultant that was up to the challenge. They received much more than expected.
With COVID19 retirements accelerating across tax departments, we are seeing more clients successfully utilize succession planning tactics in their hiring practices. In the current economic climate, now is the time for hiring authorities to make potential new hires aware of these succession planning moves to ensure alignment among both parties. Read about 4 methods Tyler Simpson has noticed in several of his recent searches.