VP of International TAX- Global Media and Entertainment Company

VP of International TAX–  Global Media and Entertainment Company– NYC  350-400k –

The Vice President, International Tax contributes to the Company’s success by providing strategic direction and tactical support on tax matters globally.

Develop strong working relationships with business, finance, and tax leaders across the global organization to collaborate on significant tax matters affecting the Company’s operations outside the U.S.

Lead strategic tax planning related to the Company’s global operations and tax structure including mergers and acquisitions, cross-border financing, transfer pricing, and tax credit opportunities

Proactively work with businesses to structure their operations to promote tax efficiency and mitigate tax risk

Oversee international tax operations in areas of compliance, cash management, tax provisioning, and audits

Strong expertise in US international tax particularly with hybrid entities, check-the-box planning, US tax attributes of foreign subsidiaries, foreign inclusions under Subpart F, and foreign tax credit utilization

Actively engage in quarterly financial reporting processes and advise on the impact of international transactions on the global tax provision

Monitor significant tax legislation and developments globally and advise of the impact on the Company’s taxes

Review US tax filings for completeness and technical accuracy including proper elections and disclosures

Review legal agreements, step plans, and documentation to ensure tax requirements are met

Review and document uncertain tax positions affecting the US and non-US tax provisions

Provide strategic support and assist with the development and review of relevant tax audit information requests

Work closely with and manage US and non-US tax advisers on significant tax projects

Develop and provide direction on global tax policies and processes to help foster a strong control and governance environment within the tax function

Desired Skills and Experience

15+ years of progressive tax experience with emphasis on U.S. Federal and non-U.S. taxes.

Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, large multi-national organization, or law firm(or combination thereof

CPA certificate required

Masters Degree in Taxation or JD/LLM in Tax is highly desirable

Extensive international tax expertise is essential

Strong communications skills and ability to explain complex technical concepts in a simple and succinct way to non-tax internal constituents is essential

Ability to think critically to resolve complex issues and challenges

Transparency; the ability to communicate up and down the organization, respecting differing views and reducing potential surprises

Ability to build relationships and work effectively with internal clients and external advisors

Well-developed organizational, time management, planning and prioritization skills

Team player that cultivates collaboration and leadership throughout the global tax organization

Contact A Stan Hamlet Associate: 212. 685. 4884

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