International Tax Planning Manager

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Philadelphia, PA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Nov 26, 2018
Job ID
Philadelphia, PA
Currently seeking a Philadelphia based International Tax Planning Manager for a major manufacturing company. The ideal candidate will possess 5-7 years’ international and federal tax experience in BIG 4 or at a large multinational corporation.
Requirements of the International Tax Planning Manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance and CPA or MST required, Graduate degree preferred
  • 5-7 years’ international and federal tax experience in BIG 4 or at a large multinational corporation
  • Must have more experience with tax planning/extensive experience with Substantial Contribution and less with compliance
  • Experience with 954/Foreign Base Company Income concepts and practice
  • Experience with gathering and calculating SubF on a regional and global level
  • Experience with 861-8, Form 5471/Form 8858, and ASC 740
  • Understanding of U.S. tax rules/reporting requirements to prepare and review all necessary disclosure requirements attributable to international acquisitions, dispositions, and liquidations of business units
  • Strong knowledge of US International Tax concepts
  • Strong research, analytical, and documentation skills
  • Strong financial modeling skills using Excel as well as proficiency with Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize competing projects
Responsibilities of the International Tax Planning Manager
  • Plan, develop, and implement various tax planning initiates to maximize corporation's cash flows and minimize the effective tax rate.
  • Manage and provide transactional support to quantify U.S. tax implications on various international transactions including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and liquidations of business units.
  • Lead or assist in various repatriation strategies to return cash to the U.S. from various jurisdictions.
  • Communicate/consult with other team members and external advisors regarding planning opportunities and reporting matters.
  • Lead, research, and prepare memorandums to support U.S. tax filing positions.
  • Participate in the development of and manage step plans relating to international tax transactions.
  • Manage/work with various outside tax advisers on special projects/international tax transactions.
  • Review value chain/transfer pricing planning/valuations relating to planning transactions.
  • Manage preparation of quarterly schedules, including FTC utilization and other tax attributes.
  • Identify opportunities/manage international planning initiatives.
  • Oversee and review all aspects of U.S. tax compliance and reporting requirements.
  • Manage/review all aspects of foreign tax credit computations and report foreign source income and expense apportionment on Form 1118.
  • Manage/oversee U.S. tax attributes to assist in U.S. tax reporting and international tax planning.
  • Respond to IRS IDR relating to international tax issues.
  • Assist in international portion of the U.S. tax provision, including local country tax provisions and ASC
Benefits for the International Tax Planning Manager
  • Offers work/life benefits and balance.
  • Highly-visible position