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International Tax Manager in Stamford, CT at SNI Financial

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

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    Stamford, CT
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Job Description

My Client is currently seeking an International Tax Manager for our Stamford, CT location. This position will assist the Senior Manager/ Director of International Tax in managing all aspects of International tax matters including provision, compliance, transfer pricing, audit defense and planning. The Tax Manager must understand the implications of US and international tax law changes as they affect my Client, both recognizing opportunities and future exposures. The ideal candidate will be a team player capable of working with a minimum amount of supervision in a dynamic corporate environment. There will be opportunities to receive cross training in domestic matters for the right candidate.
The selected individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following obligations:

  • Manage the Company's tax accounting activities in relation to international tax matters.
  • Work with local controllers to review and complete the quarterly and year-end preparation of the international tax provision for each non-US entity in compliance with the published accounting literature, including but not limited to ASC 740.
  • Update the Company's GILTI, FDII and BEAT positions each quarter using an automated model template.
  • Identify and analyze uncertain tax positions and maintaining FIN 48 reserves. Prepare documentation and memos accordingly for each FIN 48 position.
  • Prepare quarterly analysis, documentation and corresponding memorandum for the Company's ABP 23 position.
  • Maintain and build a collaborative relationship with the auditors to ensure timely sign off each quarter.
  • Document all internal control procedures and ensure processes are being properly executed.
  • Continuously review tax provision processes to identify opportunities to operate more efficiently.
  • Manage the Company's compliance function for all non-US subsidiaries including:
  • Manage co-sourcing provider to prepare and review all Form 8865s for controlled foreign partnerships, Form 8858s for disregarded foreign entities and Form 5471s for controlled foreign corporations.
  • Calculate E&P , Subpart F income and Foreign Tax Credits.
  • Prepare Foreign Tax Credit simulations and the form 1118.
  • Maintain a tax calendar for all foreign tax filings to ensure timely filing of all foreign tax returns. Build database to hold all relevant tax returns and financial statements for each jurisdiction.
  • Maintain and build collaborative relationships with foreign controllers with a customer service approach.
  • Assist the business and controllers with withholding queries.
  • Provide support for FATCA filings.
  • Provide support for FBAR filings.
  • Drive process improvement and efficiency in all work streams.
  • Manage Transfer Pricing projects and compliance.
  • Manage and facilitate completion of annual transfer pricing documentation including Local File, Master File and CBC reporting for all entities.
  • Assist with the implementation of transfer pricing cross-border tax planning strategies.
  • Calculate quarterly corporate service management fees and corporate royalties.
  • Maintain all calculations, intercompany agreements and other supporting documentation for transfer pricing audit defense worldwide.
  • Supervise federal and foreign income tax audits.
  • Assist local controllers with queries from tax inspectors locally. Provide support in responding to information requests, data gathering, and related research and documentation to support positions taken.
  • Prepare audit defense files to support tax planning as it is implemented.
  • Assist Director/Senior Manager with new tax planning initiatives.
  • Attend tax planning brainstorming sessions and provide input on potential planning initiatives.
  • Develop project plans to facilitate implementation of tax planning projects.
  • Implement tax planning projects by working with cross functional teams to ensure timely execution.
  • Prepare audit defense file upon completion of implementation.
  • Prepare and review the required forms under FATCA requirements.


  • Five to eight years' experience in public accounting or a tax department of a multinational company. At least two years of Big Four experience and four years' experience in the international tax aspects of a multinational corporation.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; CPA and/or Masters in Tax preferred
  • Excellent Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with One Source, or comparable tax software
  • Strong PC skills in a Microsoft Office environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Some travel may be required - once or twice a quarter