New Position at IMS: Head of International Desk

Head of International Desk

  • Location: US Midwest or East Coast time zone
  • Reporting to: Head of Operations
  • Supervising: Team of 5


International Management Solutions Inc. is a tax, accounting and consulting firm dedicated to assisting European companies doing business in the USA. We are a small but global team with big aspirations.

The Role

This is a versatile, collaborative role responsible for managing all of our new clients. We are looking for a US Certified Public Account, French Expert Comptable or UK Chartered Accountant with significant experience in setting up and managing the tax, payroll and accounting functions of a newly created company in the USA. They will be results focused with a passion for building and maintaining strong, genuine relationships with all stakeholders. They will be fully cognisant of the issues when setting up a new corporation in the USA and have the capacity to anticipate client needs, contributing towards company growth.


  • Actively participate in the development of a comprehensive onboarding strategy for all new European clients
  • Obtain a deep understanding of the client’s present and future needs according to their business model
  • Ensure our clients are provided with a seamless onboarding experience by educating and partnering with them
  • Project manage the team and all client onboarding activities
  • Collaborate with our Business Development, Tax, Payroll/HR and Accounting teams to ensure all clients’ needs and compliance requirements are met on schedule
  • Supervise the technical integration of accounting software set-up (Intacct, QuickBooks,, Avalara Shopify and other web systems)
  • Utilize IMS’ expertise and business tools to develop relationships with clients, futureproof their business and expand commercial potential

Skills and experience required

  • CPA, French Expert Comptable or UK Chartered Accountant
  • Recent minimum of 5 years’ experience in a CPA/Accounting firm
  • Solid experience analysing the tax consequences of a business model in the US, including the subsequent tax compliance, implementation of US HR including Benefits and Payroll, and utilisation of an accounting system and procedure
  • Technically adept with experience in integrating accounting and tax software
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Inquisitive and curious
  • Exceptional project and deadline management and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and adapt to a changing environment
  • Friendly, patient, clear and confident communicator and fluent in English
  • French/European language is a bonus but not necessary

What we offer

  • Remote, Hybrid or office-based working
  • Flexible hours
  • Work remotely away from home/ US for a few weeks per year
  • Opportunities to work in our European locations; London, Bordeaux, Brussels
  • Opportunity to learn more about international business and progress your career
  • Dynamic and innovative European client base
  • 401k, Dental, Vision & Healthcare
  • 20 days PTO
  • Annual team conference and social event in Chicago or Europe
  • Remote office IT equipment

To apply

Please send your resume to

Phone screenings will commence immediately and be between 11.00 -14.30 PST daily. Weekend times are also available; please indicate if you are available for weekend calls in your application.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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