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Tax - International Attorney in Glenview, IL

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Company name

Illinois Tool Works Inc

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Tax - International

Years of Experience

Min 12 yrs required


Glenview, IL

Date Last Verified

Apr 12,2018

Posted on

Mar 15,2018

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Director, International Tax Planning The candidate will work with business operations to support business restructurings. Will build relationships with key decision makers within the business. Formulate the restructuring plans with the business operations group. Research tax technical issues related to the restructuring plans. Model out the tax impact of the restructuring. Manage/review the valuation work related to the restructurings. Manage the review/approval of the restructuring plan. Manage/support the implementation of the restructurings. Manage the process to document the restructuring. Coordinate within firm as needed on such plans, including Treasury, Finance, and other tax functions, and Complete the related tax return disclosures. Identify, develop, and implement strategic tax planning for firm . Formulate plans on the strategic planning area. Research technical issues. Work with and manage consultants as needed. Work with and manage internal firm resources as needed. Model out the impacts of the planning. Discuss with other departments both in the US and internationally as to the potential impacts. Manage the process to document the restructuring. Manage the implementation of the planning; and Complete the related tax return disclosures. Collaborate with, and support as necessary, other planning directors on various operational and strategic planning projects. Manage and develop the staff. Manage the budget and use of external consultants. Understand the impacts of the restructurings/transactions to the different areas of tax and consult with others in the tax department. Identify and implement process improvements. Partner with other corporate headquarters functions to anticipate future needs and support. Manage multiple operational and strategic tax projects as needed. Support the IRS and local country tax audit process and assist in responding to issues, IDR requests, etc.; and Provide leadership in the tax department, and develop and mentor a team within the international tax function. Actively mentors high potential leaders thereby developing a strong and diverse leadership pipeline ready to drive firm ’s growth and future success. Communicates with impact with all stakeholders – articulates a clear point of view and listens and responds to feedback. Acts as a champion of diversity, creating an environment that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives. Builds organization processes and systems that work to deliver results and to make change happen. Sets high standards for performance for self and group. Builds and leverages relationships and networks across firm and externally. Shares talent across the organization for the betterment of firm . Engenders and builds trust and approachability within and across groups. Operates in an honest, ethical manner in all dealings; acts with integrity. Partners with other executive/functional leadership. Displays composure and appropriate decorum in pressure situations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have Bachelor’s degree in accounting/other business specialty. MST/CPA and/or JD degree /LLM is preferred. 12+ years tax experience in Big 4 public accounting and/or multinational industry experience is required. Should have strong technical knowledge of US federal and international income tax rules, as well as a solid understanding of the functioning of material foreign tax jurisdictions rules; Strong tax research and analytical skills; Experience in federal and international tax planning; Experience in the preparation and review of U.S. international tax compliance including Forms 5471, 8858, 1118, and related disclosures; US GAAP proficiency, particularly with ASC 740 (FAS 109) and international-related provisions; Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize and multitask routinely; Strong verbal and written communication skills. Understanding of valuations and effective utilization of these in the planning process is essential. Must know general computer and software technology skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Illinois Tool Works Inc
3600 West Lake Avenue
Glenview, IL 60026