International Tax Senior Manager California

Full time
Based on experience
california 16/03/2018   Full time Based on experience
International Tax Senior Manager 

Activision Blizzard is seeking an International Tax Senior Manager to join its dynamic tax department. This position will report directly to the Senior Director of US International Tax and will work collaboratively with members of the tax, finance, legal, and other business partners. 


Tax Compliance and Tax Audits 
  • Assist in the implementation of OneSource Income Tax for US tax compliance; specifically, create in-house processes utilizing OneSource for US international tax compliance. 
  • Manage preparation and review of all US international tax compliance matters. Partner with other departments to ensure tax compliance information is accurately obtained, analyzed, and ultimately reflected in the federal tax return. 
  • Prepare and/or review models of foreign tax credit, subpart F, E&P, and other international tax matters for various purposes. 
  • Provide assistance with federal and international income tax audits. 
Tax Provision: 
  • Assist with the review of international tax provision packages. 
  • Prepare tax supporting schedules and analyses with respect to US international tax aspects of the tax provision including FIN 48 documentation. 
Tax Transaction and Business Support: 
  • Provide subject matter expertise in a rapidly evolving business environment, including being the key resource for historical US international tax attributes and other information. 
  • Assist with the development and execution of comprehensive tax solutions to support business objectives and the international structure. 
  • Research and document technical tax positions. 
  • Monitor tax legislative developments and consider impact of such developments. 
Qualifications & Experience: 
  • CPA. MS in Taxation is a plus. 
  • Knowledge of OneSource and Essbase is preferred. 
  • Minimum of 7 years tax experience in a public accounting firm and/or public company including at least 5 years of progressive international tax experience.
  • Must have a comprehensive understanding of core US international tax concepts and strong tax technical, tax modeling, and research skills. 
  • Must have experience preparing E&P, subpart F, and other core international tax computations. 
  • Must have experience preparing or reviewing the international tax aspects of income tax provision in accordance with ASC 740. 
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be able to manage multiple competing priorities and accelerated deadlines in a fast-paced, informal work environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Must possess strong written communication skills and the ability to communicate complex tax concepts to non-tax colleagues. 
About Us: 

Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Activision Blizzard is a global interactive entertainment software leader and the world's largest independent video game publisher 

The company's product portfolio includes Activision Publishing's Call of Duty ® , Skylanders® and Destiny ® franchises, as well as Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®, Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Overwatch ® , and Diablo® franchises. 

Activision Blizzard is the parent company of Activision Publishing, Inc. and Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and provides corporate shared services such as Legal, HR, Finance, IT, Accounting, Facilities and Sales, for both companies.