International Tax, Sr. Manager

Date: Mar 24, 2024

Location: Lake Zurich, IL, US, 60047

Company: accobrands

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Job Summary

The Senior Manager, International Tax is responsible for preparing and reviewing quarterly and annual international tax provisions while providing ASC 740 support for the non-U.S. entities. In working with various cross-functional leaders, they support tax planning projects and the execution of financial and operational business objectives. They are leaders with respect to various international items including, but not limited to, GILTI, FDII, subpart F, BEAT, cost allocations, business interest expense limitations, and foreign tax credit optimization for purposes of financial statement reporting, tax compliance, and tax modeling/forecasts. 


•    Review and leadership of tax financial statement reporting under FIN 18 and ASC 740 including, but not limited to, effective tax rate reconciliations, deferred tax calculations, discrete items, certain reserves, valuation allowances, disclosures, foreign country assistance, and any other U.S. inclusions of foreign items
•    Assist with the preparation and review of GILTI, FDII, subpart F, BEAT, cost allocations, business interest expense limitations, foreign tax credit optimization, among other items
•    Provide oversight of the international compliance included in the U.S. income tax return (Forms 5471, 8858, Form 1118, etc.)
•    Evaluate international tax planning opportunities and coordinate the implementation, execution, and related reporting (compliance and financial statement reporting)
•    Lead the Canadian income tax compliance and quarterly/annual tax provisions
•    Develop and mentor direct and indirect reports while working closely with all members of the tax department globally
•    Provide support for domestic and international income tax inquiries and audits
•    Review the quarterly/annual international tax provisions provided by the foreign locations
•    Identify and implement process improvements which improve the efficiencies of various tax work streams


4-year college degree with MST or CPA required
•    8+ years’ experience in tax required with 5+ years’ experience in international tax required
•    Supervisory experience required
•    ASC 740 and FIN 18 experience required
•    OneSource tax provision software experience preferred
•    Corptax tax compliance software experience is a plus
•    Strong Excel background with modeling and forecasting experience
•    Excellent decision-making skills and a proactive problem solver with solid troubleshooting skills
•    Ability to handle a fast-paced environment while navigating changes effectively and efficiently
•    Results oriented with strong multi-tasking skills for driving both daily results and establishing long term plans/goals
•    Effective people leader with proven management and excellent communication skills


About Us:

You know our brands. You love our brands. You just may not know they are ours.

If you have touched a PowerA® gaming controller, a Five Star® notebook, a Swingline® stapler, a Quartet® dry erase board, or a Kensington® computer mouse, you have touched part of ACCO Brands Corporation. With annual revenues of over $2 Billion, ACCO Brands (NYSE: ACCO) designs, markets, manufactures and sells branded academic, consumer and business products globally. The power of our brands, our unmatched global customer reach, and our strategic market strengths put us in a position to achieve global leadership and growth. We're proud of our long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value to our customers by providing unique, cutting-edge, branded products.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

At ACCO Brands, we are committed to providing an environment of fairness and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical and mental disability, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. ACCO Brands believes that a diverse and inclusive work environment is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.



Accommodation for applicants with disabilities will be provided in all parts of the recruiting process as required under the ACCO Brands Canada AODA policy.  Applicants are asked to make their needs known in advance.

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