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International Tax Manager at Daniel J. Edelman Holdings

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Edelman is a leading global Communications Marketing firm that partners with many of the world’s largest and emerging businesses and organizations, helping them evolve, promote and protect their brands and reputations. Edelman was named one of Advertising Age’s “Agency to Watch” in 2014; one of Forbes’ “14 Most Influential Agencies of 2014”; and The Holmes Report’s “2013 Global Agency of the Year.” Edelman was awarded the Grand Prix Cannes Lion for PR in 2014 and was among Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work” for the third time in 2014. Edelman owns specialty firms Edelman Intelligence (research) and United Entertainment Group (entertainment, sports, experiential), a joint venture with United Talent Agency.

Edelman is an equal opportunity employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

International Tax Manager



  • Work collaboratively with non-US entities and regional tax leads to manage the global intercompany activities, transfer pricing compliance and documentation, and country-by-country reporting requirements.

  • Participate in reviewing non-US entities’ tax provisions in accordance with ASC 740.

  • Participate in reviewing non-US entities’ provision-to-return reconciliations, supporting analyses and related tax accounting adjustments.

  • Participate in reviewing non-US entities’ reconciliation of income tax accounts.

  • Provide tax input for cash tax forecasts, tax provisions, accounting entries, deferred tax analysis, and financial accounting.

  • Provide technical support and assist in the US tax reporting for foreign subsidiaries, including review of Form 5471s, 8858s and 1118, maintaining E&P and tax pools, tracking tax bases and analyzing US inclusion amounts.

  • Manage collections of foreign tax returns, foreign income tax payment receipts and withholding tax receipts.

  • Assist non-US entities with tax issues that may arise and assist management on special projects, which may include research, tax planning and modeling, audit support, and mergers & acquisition support.

  • Monitor and provide analysis of legislative and regulatory developments.

  • Evaluate potential impact of tax legislation on the company and recommend the proper course of action related to compliance area and tax provision.

  • Foster environment of continuous improvement of U.S. and non-U.S. tax and transfer pricing processes and related policies, procedures and controls, and work collaboratively to implement best practices.

  • Coach, supervise and mentor staff members.

Minimum competencies and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting; CPA/MST preferred.

  • Five to eight years of progressive transfer pricing experience with a multi-national corporation or a public accounting firm.

  • Extensive hands on experience with provision.

  • Solid working knowledge of various international provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, including the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provisions, BEPS reporting, and transfer pricing concepts.

  • Ability to research tax matters, communicate results and recommend a solution.

  • Ability to review processes and identify improvements with the goal to develop best practices

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient with Oracle/PeopleSoft, Hyperion, MS Excel and OneSource.

  • Accustomed to working in a fast pace environment, including working to a high degree of accuracy and having the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.