International Tax Manager Job Description

International Tax Manager Job Description

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International tax manager provides support and analysis related to the quarterly income tax provision of the organization’s international operations in accordance with ASC 740, including GILTI, FDII and Subpart analysis computations.

International Tax Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review and manage all aspects of U.S. international income tax compliance for all foreign entities, Subpart F, E&P, tax pools, section 987, ODL/OFL accounts, and foreign tax credits calculations
Dividends and foreign tax credits and planning for sales and flotation
Assist in various international tax planning projects (e.g., foreign tax credit usage optimization, Subpart F minimization strategies, income sourcing & characterization, PE analysis, legal entity structuring)
Participate in various international tax planning projects (e.g., foreign tax credit usage optimization, Subpart F minimization strategies, income sourcing & characterization, PE analysis, legal entity structuring, intercompany netting policy)
Manage and monitor the maintenance of records for withholding tax or other taxes related to international operations to ensure foreign tax credits are reported accurately and timely
Prepare/review companies’ corporate federal and state income tax returns and provisions in accordance with ASC 740
Prepare and review Forms 5471, 8865 and 8858 in relation to non-US subsidiaries and activities
Gather data for purposes of U.S. information reporting with regard to CFCs, CFPs and minority investments
Researching and writing technical memoranda on a variety of complex international tax issues
Developing planning ideas for clients

International Tax Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for International Tax Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, JD, US

Education for International Tax Manager

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Employers hiring for the international tax manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Taxation, Finance, Law, Business, Economics, MBA, Education, Graduate, Tax Law

Skills for International Tax Manager

Desired skills for international tax manager include:

Application of standards that guide effective and efficient delivery of quality services and products in the taxation field
Subpart F
Foreign tax credits
Processes to expand the line of business and develop professional staff
Tax software and technology
ASC 740
GILTI
Inbound and outbound structure planning
Transfer pricing analysis
Excel

Desired experience for international tax manager includes:

Reviewing international aspects of FAS 109 calculations and FIN 48 analyses
Reviewing international aspects of tax returns (1118s, 5471s)
Managing client relationships and working with a team of international tax professionals to develop new client opportunities and provide high quality international tax services to clients
Advising on the tax implications of foreign business investments and transactions
Developing and implementing tax-efficient structures
Planning for foreign tax credit utilization and due diligence services

International Tax Manager Examples

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International Tax Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an international tax manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for international tax manager
  • Focus on international quantitative analysis projects
  • Contributing to the overall success of the firm's international tax offerings
  • Participating in international tax consulting assignments
  • Foreign tax return review
  • FAS 109 review
  • FIN48 Exposure review
  • Tax accounting and financial statement disclosure review
  • Acting as a liaison with internal departments and foreign advisors
  • VAT exposure and planning
  • Acting as a liaison with internal and external clients
Qualifications for international tax manager
  • To be able to implement corporate tax strategies for the regions/countries you're responsible for
  • Manage all tax compliance related activities
  • Investigate tax planning requirements
  • Perform research of international tax issues as they arise
  • Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or equivalent
  • 4+ years of International Corporate Tax Compliance experience
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International Tax Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an international tax manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for international tax manager
  • Strong knowledge of all returns (e.g., Forms 1042, 592, 5500)
  • Assist in overseeing the tax compliance process to ensure timely and accurate filing of the tax returns
  • Assist in the preparation of the tax calendar of over 2000 legal due dates and in the
  • Keep abreast of new tax legislation that could impact companies - increase companies’ awareness of tax requirements and tax issues relevant to the business of the companies
  • Skillfully supervise or handle/negotiate income tax, sales tax and property tax audits
  • Review work of Staff Accountants for tax compliance
  • Prepare consolidation of worldwide deferred taxes and roll-forwards
  • Coordinate year-end reporting requirements
  • Recommend tax process improvement
  • Coordinate system implementation for income tax compliance and tax provision with specific emphasis on compliance with SOX
Qualifications for international tax manager
  • FAS 109 and FIN48 experience
  • CPA license and advanced degree are preferred
  • Qualified taxation professional however a relevant accounting qualification would also be an advantage
  • Knowledge of relevant regulation in Ireland and Europe
  • 4 year college degree required (accounting/ finance) + MBA/ CPA preferred
  • Experience using Corptax (or OneSource) – income tax and provision software products
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International Tax Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an international tax manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for international tax manager
  • Participate in identifying tax efficient strategies for ongoing and proposed operational, structural, and legislative changes that impact the company
  • Assist with the development and implementation of tax efficient structures for international acquisitions, divestitures and reorganizations
  • Advise the company’s treasury function on tax efficient investment strategies
  • Assist with U.S. federal and state income tax audits related to all U.S. international tax matters
  • Develop and present tax planning strategies for multinational corporations to client executives in manufacturing, distribution, retail and service industries
  • Manage and drive the success of multiple I-TAX engagements
  • Develop an understanding of client needs and become a "functional expert" in the area
  • Quarterly Provision
  • Responsible for preparation and or review of US based international compliance (5471, 5472, 8858, 8865, 926, and 1118) including review of tax returns and related workpapers
  • Assist VP International Tax in providing information and guidance as necessary for international income tax reporting and compliance and other recurring activities
Qualifications for international tax manager
  • Strong attention to detail as accuracy of work is critical
  • 5+ years of well rounded experience with Multinational Corporate Taxation
  • Minimum of 5 years of tax experience gained within a public accounting firm required
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year of previous experience supervising and training Staff and Seniors required
  • 5-7 years of corporate income tax experience with at least 2-3 years extensive experience in U.S. international tax area
  • Excellent presentation, research and writing skills required
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International Tax Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an international tax manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for international tax manager
  • Review, design, and execute planning transactions
  • Track tax positions and their potential impacts on the company's effective tax rate
  • Oversee and manage the completion if the US foreign tax credit and Form 1118
  • Assist with international tax compliance and analysis, including preparation and review of earnings and profits calculations Forms 5471, 8858 and 8865
  • Assist with design and implementation of international tax planning projects
  • Interact with team members outside of tax and with external advisors
  • Responsible for review of tax technical publications and other corporate publications for technical accuracy of planned tax reduction strategies, development of new opportunities for tax savings
  • Your role will involve acting as the primary contact on all expatriate tax related matters
  • Research and analyze the latest developments in international tax law
  • Manage and review federal tax return related to foreign entities – form 5471, 8858, foreign disclosures
Qualifications for international tax manager
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial statements with significant experience in accounting for income taxes
  • MS in Taxation/ JD/LLM in Taxation/ MBA -- a plus
  • CPA certification/license or admitted to practice law is required
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in an international tax practice within a professional services firm or industry
  • Broad international tax technical background as a result of 5 years of relevant research, planning, and consulting experience
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate and communicate potential international tax risks and planning opportunities
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International Tax Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of international tax manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for international tax manager
  • Manage US and local country international tax accounting & provision requirements, statutory and US GAAP
  • Support foreign tax audits and US tax audits related to international tax matters
  • Identify, train and supervise tax professionals within the international group
  • Work with the firm’s marketing apparatus to design and implement a program to market international tax services
  • Work with other professional service lines within the firm (e.g., audit, valuation) to optimize the firm’s ability to service clients with international tax and accounting needs
  • Participate in essential tax department functions
  • Work with tax department and firm leadership to ensure that the international tax practice attains and maintains the appropriate internal and external profile
  • Assisting clients with their implementation of specific international tax structures and processes
  • Assisting in the coordination and facilitation of international engagements, and supporting other lines of business as needed
  • Supervising tax consultants
Qualifications for international tax manager
  • Bachelor's in Accounting preferred, Masters in Taxation/Masters in Accounting/LL.M
  • For selected foreign subsidiaries, responsible for the review and accuracy of the quarterly tax provision
  • Support of the preparation of international tax aspects of the US and other income tax returns
  • Ensure that the organization complies with periodic tax payment, information reporting, and other taxing authority requirements
  • Assist in maintaining intercompany transfer pricing documentation and compliance with company policy and local country requirements
  • Maintain selected intercompany agreements, including services agreements, licenses, and loans

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