• Tax Manager - International Tax

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 4:48 PM)
    Las Colinas
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.


    • This position requires working within a team environment to draw on experience in accounting and taxation to provide assistance with the tax implications of Celanese's international operations. Candidates will identify tax issues and provide tax analysis for Celanese's international entities.
    • Additional responsibilities include:
      • Review of workpapers and U.S. international informational returns (e.g., Forms 5471, 8858, and 8865).
      • Assist in the review of the U.S. international aspects of the quarterly and annual tax provisions (e.g., subpart F, GILTI, E&P and foreign tax credit estimates).
      • Research and prepare materials for projects related to tax planning considerations and initiatives.
      • Work closely with consultants on tax return and provision preparation and review as well as various tax planning projects.
      • Review annual Form 1042 filings.
      • Coordinating with Celanese's Treasury Department on the annual FBAR filings.
      • Coordinating control evidence (SOX) for the international tax group.
      • Working on various projects related to process improvements and compliance.
      • Support the international tax team and consultants on various compliance, provision, and project-based tasks.


    • Understanding of ASC 740 impact on U.S. international tax issues (e.g., GILTI, Subpart F, foreign tax credits). Full understanding of ASC 740 and drivers of the provision process a plus.
    • Able to analyze and determine the impact of transactions and related tax attributes.
    • Must be organized and have experience managing multiple workstreams at the same time.
    • Experience in preparing and reviewing work, with a focus on international taxation.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience with tax preparation software (OneSource & CorpTax preferred).
    • Thorough attention to detail.
    • Ability to not only gather and report information but also to analyze results and identify areas for improvement.
    • Experience in tax planning or preparing/reviewing work, preferably with a focus on international taxation.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, team environment.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Experience with accounting for income taxes in accordance with ASC 740.
    • Advanced use/knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables.
    • Knowledge of U.S. tax laws, including GILTI, Subpart F, E&P, FTCs, etc.
    • Understanding of U.S. structuring rules (1248, 964(e), Subchapter C, etc. and foreign tax rules a plus).
    • Detail oriented and able to understand and identify issues.
    • Assist in driving processes to completion.
    • Ability to lead and develop less experienced staff; great organization skills; good critical thinking skills; problem solver.
    • Experience with SAP.
    • Experience with ASC 740.
    • Experience with BCS.
    • Experience with accounting procedures and policies.
    • Experience working with or for a Fortune 500 company.
    • Work for Big 4 accounting firm a plus.
    • Demonstrate learning agility and desire to learn.
    • Experience researching complex corporate and partnership tax issues.

    Required Years of Experience

    • 4-9 Years

    Required Education

    • Certified Public Accountant and Bachelors of Science in Accounting required;
    • Masters in Tax or Accounting preferred.

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