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Manage the filing and preparation of tax returns and tax related issues for non-US subsidiaries and activities.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Develop expertise in tax regimes and rules across all international markets the company operates in and all international markets being considered for expansion by the company
- Create and maintain detailed documentation around international tax regimes and tax mitigation strategies
- Be a central part of the “deal team” focused on acquisitions and other transactions in international markets with responsibilities for all tax related aspects of the transaction, including the design, development and implementation of planning and processes related to legal entity structuring, tax treaties, minimizing withholding taxes, treasury and debt management.
- Coordinate with external accountants and compile data to complete the IRS Forms 5471, 1118 and other forms and statements required on the US tax return in relation to non-US subsidiaries and activities.
- Examine withholding tax issues and intercompany transactions, in order to avoid contingencies by validating the correct withholding tax calculated by third parties. .Review is to ensure taxes on intercompany transactions are reported according to each country’s law to minimize audit risk Research and evaluate cross border permanent establishment exposures and/or risk mitigation, in order to avoid tax contingencies by making sure SBA is in compliance with the law.
- Review U.S. Subpart F exposure by ensuring income is reported properly and in the required timeframe in collaboration with the domestic tax department. Lead and execute decisions for cash repatriation planning and ensure the internal cash repatriation policy is followed.
- Ensure compliance with transfer pricing standards and analyze aspects of transfer pricing including cost sharing agreements and other intercompany charges.
- Monitor and review foreign tax audits to ensure responses to tax authorities, prepared by the local finance teams or external advisors, are presented on time with the adequate information. Review local statutory tax filings and management of third party local accounting firms, to ensure the tax filings contain the correct information. If any changes to the reporting are needed, send request to the local accountant to modify the information included in the tax filing. Review of reporting/disclosures for completed acquisitions, to ensure all filings are performed.
- Assist with the preparation of the income tax provision and tax related disclosures included in SEC filings.
- Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends and tax developments and working with our service providers.
- Ensure compliance with BEPS reporting requirements by researching US and local requirements
- Monitor case law and tax legislation, and advise of the potential impact any changes may have on the Company.
- Other projects and duties as assigned.
- Supervise and provide guidance to tax analysts.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience:
- BA/BS in Accounting required. An advanced degree in tax or law is highly desirable.
• 6+ years of corporate tax experience, in the tax department of a publicly held company, accounting firm, or law firm.
- Experience in the tax aspects of acquisitions and divestitures, including due diligence and post-merger integration.
- Broad exposure to international taxation required.
- Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
- Proficient in Word and Excel. Great Plains experience a plus.
- Must be fully bilingual in English and Spanish.
- Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, area and volume.
• Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
- Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred.
- JD/LLM Certification a plus
Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to hear, understand and respond appropriately to verbal requests made in person and over the telephone.
- Visual ability correctable to 20/20.
- Sitting 80% percent of the day.
- Ability to respond verbally in an understandable, professional manner in person and over the telephone.
- Manual dexterity to input data into the computer.
- Ability to stoop and bend.
- International Travel is required up to five times per year.
Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.