Acelity Careers

International Tax Manager

San Antonio, United States of America

Job Description

Job Summary:

The International Tax Manager position will be responsible for managing a variety of tax functions and providing support in accordance with standard procedures including but not limited to the following areas:  tax return preparation, summarizing and analyzing transactions between jurisdictions, reconciliation of tax accounts, monitoring the completion of tax filings to ensure that reporting needs are fulfilled in a timely manner, summarizing financial statement and tax return information, accounting for and processing invoices, compiling quarterly reports for tax accounting and SOX reporting purposes. This position will also assist in the design, development, and implementation of tax planning strategies that are aligned with strategic initiatives. This position requires communication with other departments or outside agencies and requires good organizational skills.

Principle Responsibilities: (essential job duties and responsibilities)

  • Manage the accurate reporting of the international aspects of the Federal income tax return
  • Preparation and/or review of foreign tax returns and supporting schedules
  • Preparation and/or review of interim and year-end tax provision and analysis
  • Development and implementation of processes to improve efficiency and accuracy of tax reporting
  • Research and analysis of tax matters with varying degrees of complexity
  • Timely and accurate preparation, maintenance, and explanations of tax accounts and analysis
  • Preparation of written correspondence for audits and internal / external inquiries
  • Partner closely with business units to identify, assess, and implement tax planning strategies that are  

    aligned with strategic initiatives and business model

  • Manage tax technology solutions
  • Ensure internal controls are effective and SOX compliant
  • Keep up-to-date with tax law and the organizational impact of changes
  • Mentor, train, and develop direct reports
  • Assist with tax planning and special tax projects
  • Assist with the identification and implementation of tax savings strategies and  initiatives
  • Assist with the defense of filing positions in response to audits conducted by IRS
  • Assist in the evaluation, design and implementation of complex tax projects including IPOs,

    reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions, post-acquisition tax integration and other key tax initiatives

Skills and Experiences:

  • Thorough working knowledge of tax law, generally accepted accounting principles, and regulatory

    requirements (SOX)

  • Strong accounting analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including: Word, Excel, & Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to deal effectively with all employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service oriented attitude.
  • Ability to maintain complete confidentiality and discretion in business relationships and exercise sound business judgment
  • Strong tax research skills
  • Ability to organize and execute projects and track multiple deadlines
  • Ability to exercise a degree of initiative, problem resolution skills, and independent judgment
  • Experience with reconciliation and analysis of tax accounts
  • Experience with managing internal and external audits
  • Advanced knowledge of tax compliance and tax accounting rules
  • Tax provision experience
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with internal and external advisers and external auditors
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, shifting priorities as needed
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems
  • Ability to fully engage in business operations to ensure operating procedures and decision making are not contrary to the Company’s tax structure and position.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 6 years of Corporate or Public Accounting experience in Corporate Income Tax, including a minimum of 3 years of US international tax compliance experience
  •  Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA, JD, MBT
  • 8 years of Corporate or Public Accounting experience in Corporate Income Tax, including a minimum of 5 years of US international tax compliance experience
  • 3 years supervisory experience
  • Advanced international tax experience, including tax attribute analysis and planning (E&P, FX, FTC’s), foreign entity planning and analysis, and audit controversy.
  • Experience with tax process improvement
  • Experience with Oracle, Business Objects and Hyperion (HFM)
  • Experience with Tax software
  • Experience in preparation, maintenance, and processing of assigned financial information; according to generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures
  • Experience with M&A, both asset and stock deals, specifically tax aspects of purchase accounting


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
The information listed above is not a comprehensive list of all duties/responsibilities performed. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. Any physical and mental requirements described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability: Acelity L.P. Inc. and its subsidiaries are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and give consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information or any other legally protected characteristic. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: VEVRAA Federal Contractor