MANAGER, INTERNATIONAL TAX COMPLIANCE

US-NY-New York
Brand
Viacom
iCIMS ID
2017-8022

Overview and Responsibilities

The manager will assist with preparation and review of U.S. income tax compliance for all non-U.S. legal entities.  The manager will monitor and maintain non-US legal entity structure and organizational chart, aware of statutory and financial reporting information flows, and must be proficient with foreign tax credits, Subpart F, IRC §956, earnings & profits (“E&P”) and related income tax pools, as well as previously taxed income (“PTI”) in order to meet the U.S. compliance of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 1118, 6166 and others.  Familiarity with processes for tracking the income tax attributes of non-U.S. operations is helpful.  Will oversee non-U.S. income tax compliance outsourcing engagement and be responsible for monitoring to ensure timely and accurate international.

Basic Qualifications

  • Preparation and review of U.S. international income tax compliance, which includes Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, and others. In addition, preparation and review of Form 1118 Foreign Tax Credit and other related analyses.  Assistance with Subpart F, IRC Sec. 956, E&P summaries is also required. 
  • Assist with overseeing international tax compliance outsourcing which includes responsibility for monitoring status to ensure timely and accurate international tax filings.
  • Coordination of international income tax return compliance processes with income tax reporting/provision processes.
  • Support/interface with research & planning, reporting/provision and controversy, including maintenance of tax basis, earnings & profits, foreign taxes, etc.
  • Interface with business unit finance personnel to minimize redundancy of efforts and provide context regarding information requests.
  • This position requires a “hands-on”, self-starter with fundamental business skills, insight, and savvy.
  • Communicating with the businesses and proving to be a reliable business partner is essential.
  • Directional guidance will be provided by the VP – Global Tax Compliance, however this individual must possess the initiative to proactively interface with and learn the business.

Additional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, MS in Accounting a plus
  • CPA required
  • A minimum 5-7 years in international tax reporting and compliance
  • International compliance aspects of federal income tax returns
  • Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 6166, etc.
  • Foreign tax credits/Form 1118
  • Witholding tax receipt collection/data gathering
  • Disregarded entities
  • Public accounting experience or equivalent
  • Large project experience preferred
  • Earnings & Profits Study experience a must
  • Technical in various international tax areas e.g., Subpart F, IRC §956, E&P, tax pools, PTI

  • Strong accounting skills

  • Leveraging of organizational reporting (management and statutory reporting)

  • Self-starter and resourceful – hands on

  • Results and process oriented and accountable

  • Problem solver, finisher and highly organized

  • Excellent computer/technology skills

  • Effective interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills

  • Hyperion, Corptax and SAP experience preferred

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