Director US Tax Reporting International WA

Full time
Based on Experience
washington 10/02/2018   Full time Based on Experience

Director – U.S. Tax Reporting - International 

Leader of the company’s U.S. tax reporting and associated planning for international operations, managing a team of international tax specialists. The team led by the Director, U.S. Tax Reporting – International will work with federal, state, and SEC reporting specialists to report the effect of international operations in the global tax provision and U.S. federal income tax return, monitor and report on legislative developments, and lead other planning and modeling projects. 

As the Director, U.S. Tax Reporting - International, you will help to achieve goals and priorities in coordination with the goals of the Expedia Tax Department and alignment with the broader goals of the Expedia organization. You will establish direction, goals, and priorities in ensuring accuracy of reporting of international operations in the global tax provision, as well as leading and managing reporting of international operations in the U.S. federal income tax return. 

Financial Reporting 
Support interim and year-end financial reporting processes 
Review and approve U.S. income tax book / tax differences, including estimates for international operations such as Subpart F, GILTI, FDII, foreign tax credit, IRC §956 and other international tax considerations 
Review and approve FIN 48 reserves calculations related to book / tax differences for international tax calculations 

Lead and manage the international aspects of the U.S. federal tax return, including preparation and review of book / tax differences for international operations 
Lead and manage preparation of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865 and 1118 and other filings 
Manage gain recognition agreement administration and monitoring 
Manage tax attributes including E&P, basis, and foreign tax credits 

U.S. income tax controversy support 

Special Projects 
Technical Lead the analysis of tax developments and technical guidance affecting U.S. tax reporting of international operations 
Lead the modeling of international tax effects of internal and external transactions 
Legislative analysis and support 

M&A Support for mergers, acquisitions, and business initiatives 
Review and approve calculations for international tax consequences of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring 

Technology - Lead evolution of technology tools and support technology enhancements 
Opportunities – Identify income tax opportunities and exposures 
Controls and Processes – Maintain complete and accurate documentation for book / tax differences, tax attributes, and other processes 
Support ongoing process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies 

Adhere to Expedia’s core competencies 
Expand Expedia Tax presence (e.g., internal and external presentations, establish powerful relationships inside and outside of Tax, executive presence) 
Manage and coach team members, including resource optimization, workload management, team morale, and technical/professional development 
Monitor legislative updates and technical guidance 
Meet CPE requirements 

BA/BS and/or Master’s degree in Accounting 
CPA license 
At least 12+ years of experience of public accounting experience with one of the “Big Four” firms or equivalent experience 
Comprehensive technical skills related to general accounting principles and Federal and State income tax concepts 
Experience as a manager including supervising teams to build an atmosphere of trust; providing technical training and mentorship to other team members; coaching staff including providing timely and meaningful feedback. 
Tax software experience, preferably Corptax 
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel 
You should demonstrate the ability to utilize tax knowledge and previous experience to make valuable contributions and assist in meeting the department’s objectives while working in a dynamic, team oriented, rapidly changing, and fast-growing organization 
Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Excellent computer and tax research skills 
Organized and attentive to detail 
Works well independently and in a team environment 
Self-starter and diligent problem solver 

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