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International Tax Director

Location : South Charlotte, NC
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : Carrie Quinlan
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 8+ years of experience
Required Education : BS Degree in Accounting or Finance
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Industry : Manufacturing

Job Description :

The International Tax Director position is a newly created position due to several recent acquisitions expanding the company's footprint into 7 new countries.  The Director is an integral member of the worldwide Tax Department who provides leadership and management of our income tax planning, compliance, reporting, and forecasting for our international operations.  The Director will work closely with, and report directly to, the Vice President – Global Tax while providing support to the tax team worldwide.


Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Work closely with finance and operations personnel to develop relationships and identify planning opportunities with the goal of driving value from the tax organization and to ensure that tax considerations are surfaced and addressed in a timely manner

  • Assist in the identification, development, and implementation of domestic and foreign tax planning opportunities in an effort to optimize both the Company’s worldwide effective tax rate and cash taxes.

  • Assist with planning, structuring and reporting of international acquisitions and divestitures including, among other things, modeling of the tax implications of a transaction, financing, purchase accounting, and/or 338 elections.

  • Assist worldwide tax personnel with analyzing the income tax impact and reporting requirements for transactions including elections, dividends, restructurings and intercompany transactions.

  • Collaborate with worldwide tax and finance personnel to prepare, compile, and analyze the annual and quarterly worldwide income tax provision for all non-US legal entities. Will work closely with European and APAC tax teams as needed to address any local country tax issues, book-tax differences, local tax forecasting, as well as any tax research and analysis/planning associated with these functions.

  • Assist with the preparation and documentation of any quarterly and annual tax footnote disclosures.

  • Calculate any quarterly and annual taxable inclusions under Subpart F of the IRC including GILTI, FDII, and BEAT considerations, and related planning related thereto.

  • Manage and/or compile the Company’s foreign tax credit positions worldwide and conduct planning for optimization of credits in each applicable jurisdiction. 

  • Coordinate the collection of all foreign documentation in support of the U.S. federal income tax returns including but not limited to 1) all foreign income tax returns, 2) tax payments, 3) intercompany transactions, etc. which are prepared locally by internal tax or finance personnel.

  • Manage the analysis and documentation of uncertain tax positions related to foreign entities.

  • Coordinate and manage US and foreign audits, along with worldwide tax personnel.

  • Identify process and efficiency improvement opportunities including but not limited to use of technology for data collection and analysis.

  • Assist the Vice President - Global Tax in the preparation of any annual Transfer Pricing documentation requirements.

  • Manage the compilation and validation of annual Country by Country reporting under OECD guidelines, and preparation of foreign information returns (e.g. Forms 5471, 8858, 1118) and other forms as required. 

  • Assist with coordination of SOX reporting and controls, including working with tax and other finance personnel to update and maintain the tax department policies and procedures for all income tax processes. 

  • Monitor, analyze, and report changes to US and foreign tax laws and regulations to determine the financial statement impact.

  • Maintain positive working relationships with and, when necessary, provide support to other members of the finance and accounting department, legal department, etc. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance

  • CPA and/or Master’s Degree in Taxation a plus

  • Minimum of 8+ years of income tax experience (which includes 3-4 years of International tax work), preferably in a public accounting firm, with a proven knowledge of the following:

  • Complex Federal and International tax concepts applicable to corporations

  • ASC 740 preparation and analysis

  • US tax reporting for international operations

  • Experience with tax research software, i.e., CCH, BNA, etc.

  • Experience with tax compliance and provision software (specifically  Corptax  Income Tax Return and  ONESOURCE Tax Provision software products)

  • Strong MS Excel skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong project management skills

  • Effective oral and written communications skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


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