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International Tax Lead

International Tax Lead

Req # 
36704
Location(s) 
US-TX-San Antonio
Category 
Accounting / Finance

Job Overview

Overview & Responsibilities

 

 

The International Tax Lead is responsible for assigned international income tax compliance, Local Gaap and US GaaP, tax provision preparation, tax account reconciliations, transfer pricing calculations, tax research to ensure accurate and timely filing of returns. Assist with international expansion and local tax audits.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY:  Knowledge of SEC and IRS reporting requirements.  Thorough knowledge of the proper method for documenting tax and accounting calculations and preparing supporting workpapers.  Excellent time management, communication, and organizational skills.  Excellent skills with PC operations, financial spreadsheets, and accounting software.  A strong ability to communicate information and ideas both verbally and in a written document so others can easily comprehend communication.  Ability to successfully work with other departments in the company and with teams outside the US.  Must be able to adapt quickly to change.  Ability to provide FANATICAL support.

 

JOB COMPLEXITY:  Preparation of the quarterly local Gaap and US Gaap tax provision for international entities, assist with preparation of local country tax returns and tax provisions, prepare transfer pricing calculations and preparation of transfer pricing reports.   Coordination and supervision of local country advisors. Assist with preparation of Forms 5471, 8858, 1042, 1042-S and W-8 as needed.  Assist with income tax or indirect tax audits as needed. Perform tax research and analysis and prepare written documentation to support tax positions taken. Assist with expansion into new international locations as needed. Prepare calculations for journal entry postings and perform account reconciliations.  Assist with Value Added Tax (VAT) and other indirect tax returns as needed.  Develop knowledge of applicable tax laws and regulations.

 

 

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor's degree in Accounting required.  Master’s degree in Tax or Accounting preferred.  CPA certification preferred.  Typically requires 6-8 years of experience in professional accounting firm or large corporate tax department.  Must have at least 5-7 years of U.S corporate income tax experience in industry or public accounting.  International tax experience preferred.  Tax provision experience preferred.  Demonstrated ability to provide FANATICAL support.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  General office environment.  High levels of stress may occur.  No special physical demands required.