International Tax Manager

Full-time 5 views
Company BCG Attorney Search Location Chicago, IL, United States



4-20 yrs required


May 10, 2022


Chicago office of our client seeks international tax manager with 5 years of relevant tax experience, preferably with progression of increased responsibilities (Global, Corporate Tax and/or Public Accounting environment). The candidate will play a critical role by supporting the annual and ongoing goals and objectives of the tax function, will implement process improvement initiatives and mentor and train other members of the tax team. Will also be responsible for developing relationships with coworkers outside of the Tax Department to keep abreast of changes to the business. Work with firm?s international sales operations team to evaluate international sales opportunities and recommend alternatives for structuring transactions in a tax efficient manner. Manage the US tax compliance, accounting, and forecasting associated with the Company?s international operations as well as manage other international tax matters including maintaining US transfer pricing policies and documentation. Manage key tax processes including developing and maintaining detail work plans, communicating internal and external due dates to team and motivating team to meet established deadlines. Support international sales operations by evaluating sales opportunities related to providing IT products and services in various foreign jurisdictions and making recommendations to tax management to ensure transactions are structured in the most tax-efficient manner possible for all parties. Support the international sales operations team as it relates to local country tax issues, including assessing the tax risks associated with permanent establishment ("PE"), withholding taxes, VAT, and personal taxes. Manage all aspects of international customer fulfillment including reviewing customer and partner contract terms and conditions and reviewing specific services and product offerings delivered outside of the US to ensure compliance with local tax laws. Manage PE risk for the US business by assisting the mobility team with review of international travel requests and international work arrangements. Manage US tax compliance related to international operations, including Tax Cuts and Jobs Act ("TCJA") reporting (e.g. GILTI, FDII, etc.), FATCA compliance and foreign bank account reporting. Review international effective tax rate calculations and cash tax projections for financial planning and forecasting purposes. Prepare/review supporting international work papers (e.g. earnings and profits, foreign source income for tax credits), memos, and tax footnote disclosures for the quarterly and annual tax provisions. Ensure processes and controls align with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Oversee the global tax compliance calendar to ensure all filings are timely filed. Research tax issues and communicate conclusions and recommendations to tax management through written technical memos. Monitor new and pending US legislation and determine the potential impact to firm. Coordinate tax research with outside tax advisors as needed to ensure responses are complete and accurate and advisor fees are within budget. Manage the preparation of annual US transfer pricing compliance and documentation, including the OECD?s BEPS Action 13 reporting. Review intercompany transactions involving the US business and provide guidance to the sales and finance organizations on proper arms-length pricing. Train, mentor, coach and manage the performance of junior tax coworkers and foster a culture of accountability. Assist tax management with maintaining current relationships with external consultants as well as the relationships with other finance teams. Must have 1 year of experience leading others, directly or indirectly. Should have strong knowledge of the accounting for income tax rules under ASC 740 and a good working knowledge of US GAAP accounting. Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office applications needed. Should preferably have MST, MBA or Law Degree. Strong experience working with tax laws of multiple foreign jurisdictions preferred. Should preferably have understanding of transfer pricing methodologies and documentation requirements. Strong knowledge of the GILTI, FTC, FDII, and BEAT rules developed under the TCJA plus. Large corporate industry experience desired. Experience utilizing tax provision software plus. CPA or Advanced Degree desired.

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