Senior International Tax Accountant

Employment Type:
Full Time
Brown Forman
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Job Summary:

As a member of the global tax reporting team, the senior international tax accountant will participate in the quarterly tax provision process with respect to the foreign and US international tax aspects, will be responsible for the preparation of the US international tax compliance for all entities and branches of the company and will support global compliance, transfer pricing documentation and other international tax related assignments under the direction of the International Tax Manager.

Job Responsibilities:

- Determine and lead information gathering from foreign affiliated companies for the quarterly tax provision process and US tax return preparation process

- Review of quarterly foreign tax reporting packages received from BF foreign entities and branches

- Prepare unremitted foreign earnings (APB 23) analysis and calculate basis differences

- Prepare and analyze the impact of international tax issues for purposes of the quarterly tax provisions and US tax compliance including determination of Subpart F income, GILTI, FDII, BEAT, calculation of foreign tax credits, foreign currency transactions

- Lead the preparation US international returns including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865 by utilizing SAP and other data sources

- Coordinate and review of the foreign return-to-provision templates

- Coordinate tax department oversight of the global tax compliance engagement

- Prepare responses to Information Document Requests as part of the federal audit process and provide analysis to support the tax positions on audit

- Prepare select US transfer pricing documentation reports and coordinate external provider engagement to prepare other transfer pricing documentation

- Prepare or coordinate the Country-by-Country Reporting and monitor foreign notification requirements

- Participate in the standardizing processes and workpapers in the US international tax and foreign tax functions

- Assist in quantitative modeling of the US international tax and foreign tax impacts of international tax with respect to acquisitions, restructurings and other planning initiatives

- Research and respond to day to day issues that arise with respect to US international tax, foreign tax or transfer pricing

- Develop skills to become an expert in our tax provision and tax return software

Required Experience & Education:

- Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or Finance; advanced degree in tax a plus

- Accounting or Finance Certifications: CPA

- 4 to 6 years of corporate income tax experience; US international tax or transfer pricing experience a plus

- Ability to analyze financial statements, general ledger accounts, and prepare accounting workpapers

- Ability to research and interpret US international income tax laws and regulations

- Some knowledge and experience with accounting for income taxes and requirements of Sarbanes Oxley

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external contacts

- Effective oral and written communication skills.

- Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and Powerpoint, Google Suite, Tableau (or similar dashboarding software)

- Experience in using computer application software, such as OneSource and SAP, necessary to gather tax return data and or prepare tax returns and tax provisions

Job Competencies:

- Identifies and participates in appropriate learning activities (e.g., courses, reading, self-study, coaching, experiential learning) that help fulfill learning needs

- Puts new knowledge, understanding, or skill to practical use on the jobIdentifies the need for and collects information to better understand issues, problems, and opportunities

- Integrates information from a variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships

- Utilizes project management methodologies and tools

- Responds quickly - takes immediate action when confronted with a problem or when made aware of a situation

- Takes action that goes beyond job requirements in order to achieve objectives

- Balances independent action with need of others to be involved

- Brings necessary energy and work ethic

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About Brown-Forman:


For more than 145 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has enriched the experience of life by responsibly building fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey, Jack Daniel's & Cola, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Fire, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel, Finlandia, Korbel, el Jimador, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, Canadian Mist, Herradura, New Mix, Sonoma-Cutrer, Early Times, Chambord, BenRiach and GlenDronach. Brown-Forman's brands are supported by nearly 4,600 employees and sold in approximately 160 countries worldwide

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