This Immigration Professional works with the AlixPartners Legal, Compliance, and Risk team. This role is responsible for providing immigration-related advice and services in a professional services environment in support of AlixPartners’ globally mobile consultants and other firm professionals. This position will also assist with key projects to establish, execute, and support a strategic, innovative, and client-focused global mobility program.
The Immigration Professional is located in Southfield, MI reporting to the Immigration Manager. Paid relocation is not available.
Be a subject matter expert in immigration compliance commensurate with experience level.
Analyze compliance requirements and recommend immigration strategy for short term business travelers, project teams, international assignees, and foreign nationals.
Administer and coordinate immigration processes with respective internal stakeholders (Management, Tax, Benefits, Travel, Payroll) and external providers.
Execute necessary visa/work permit applications and support documentation while maintaining extremely high levels of customer service.
Monitor and fulfill administrative duties related to expatriate population
Actively participate with creativity and urgency in global mobility project deliverables set forth by management.
Assist with US inbound immigration (e.g. L, H-1B, E-3, TN Visas and Permanent Residency processes) as required.
Additional responsibilities as identified.
Qualifications / Requirements
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Minimum 3 years professional experience; 2+ years of experience in similar or related role required.
Knowledge of immigration policies and procedures pertaining to visas, work permits, and relocations in multiple markets required.
Experience thriving in fast paced, decentralized multinational, professional services environment preferred.
Knowledge of tax implications of global mobility, international payroll, and/or international benefits experience a plus.
Passion for both immigration and process improvement.
Superior organizational skills and detail oriented.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient problem solver.
Ability to remain focused and generate accurate work product in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to work with a variety of people across seniority levels, cultures and geographic locations.
Handles confidential information with discretion.
Proactive and forward thinking, with notable strength in anticipating needs.
Flexible and adaptable.
Ability to operate effectively in a collaborative environment as well as independently.
Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Ability to work full time in a dynamic office environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the work day.
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
Partners is a results-driven global consulting firm that specializes in helping businesses successfully address their most complex and critical challenges. www.alixpartners.com
In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a competitive compensation package including an excellent benefit program (health, vision, dental, disability, 401K, tuition reimbursement).
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability.AlixPartners is a proud Silver award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.
Additional Salary Information: Comprehensive benefit package, including medical insurance, PTO, and paid holidays
About AlixPartners, LLP
AlixPartners, LLP is the nation’s leading corporate turnaround and financial advisory consulting firm. Founded in 1981 as Jay Alix & Associates, AlixPartners now has offices in Detroit, Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington, D.C., Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Buenos Aires, London, Manchester, Zurich, Milan, Munich, Dusseldorf, Paris, Dubai, Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul and Hong Kong. Our roster of clients consists of Fortune 100 and middle market companies for which we provide services in the areas of performance improvement, turnaround and restructuring, financial advice, and IT turnaround. We assist our clients in managing complex business, operational, financial, analytical, and legal challenges. As the pioneer of many of today’s most effective turnaround strategies, we have earned a reputation for building consensus, managing expectations, driving the process, and delivering results. Our seasoned professionals are equipped to address a multitude of issues and circumstances surrounding a dynamic restructuring environment.
AlixPartners specializes in a wide array of global, enterprise-wide solutions, employing more than 2,200 individuals worldwide. Our services addr...ess all aspects of the business life cycle to help clients overcome complex operational and financial issues, uncover new opportunities, minimize risk, and maximize value.