Join our Global Mobility Tax Practice as a Global Mobility Expatriate Tax Manager in Houston, TX, reporting directly to the Partner in Charge. In this role, you'll be responsible for a wide range of tax matters, with a strong focus on expatriate and inpatriate income and payroll tax. You'll also handle general U.S. individual tax questions, international tax reporting of high-net worth individuals, voluntary disclosure filings, IRS dispute resolution, and international aspects of U.S. estate taxation.

Why Rödl & Partner?

  • We keep our employees current by supplying cutting edge technology and access to learning opportunities.
  • We invest in the growth of our team members through regular feedback sessions.
  • We recharge as a team by celebrating deadlines and gathering at organized firm events.
  • We applaud the achievement of both career and personal milestones for individual team members on a firm-wide basis.

What you will do:

  • Strong managerial skills and desire to ultimately take over responsibility for the Global Mobility Practice in our Houston office.
  • Practice development and implementation of processes and technology.
  • Review individual tax returns, equalization calculations, and other miscellaneous tax forms for inbound expatriate employees and foreign investors.
  • Review U.S. payroll reporting, withholding for wages paid to expatriate employees for accuracy including annual compensation statements.
  • Design and implement expatriate tax program policy and administration for midsize and large international organizations.
  • Prepare complex individual income tax returns of high net worth individuals with substantial offshore investments and holdings.
  • Effectively communicate with our foreign offices and other foreign advisors of our clients.
  • Serve as a tax advisor to clients in a range of industries in domestic and international tax matters and support our generalists in responding to tax related questions.
  • Monitoring of multiple client engagements while serving as a business advisor to the client.
  • Research, write, and review client tax advice relating to domestic and international tax matters.
  • Supervise and aid in the development and training of new and experienced staff professionals.

What you need to bring:

  • Minimum of seven years of experience in Global Mobility Expatriate Tax with a national or regional accounting firm or boutique firm focused on expatriate tax matters.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting is generally required; J.D., LL.M. in Taxation, and/or Master's in Taxation (MST) from an accredited college/university is preferred.
  • CPA, Enrolled Agent or Member of the Bar required.
  • Thorough knowledge of individual tax planning for employee cross-border movement including foreign national and expatriate issues, foreign tax compliance and the tax equalization process.
  • Solid understanding of international income tax treaties.
  • Strong planning, research, writing and communication skills.
  • German language skills are a requirement for this role.

Who we serve:

  • Foreign-owned US subsidiaries, typically from German-speaking countries
  • Clients in many industries including manufacturing, distribution, technology & fashion


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages, and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason, we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K plan (with 3% salary paid employer contributions)
  • Medical coverage
  • Paid Dental coverage
  • Paid Volunteer Day annually
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid time-off & Holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid Parking/public transportation
  • Tuition reimbursement & training
  • Employee and Dependent life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance