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International Tax Manager

Req ID:  34441
Travel:  Less than 10%
Location: 

Luxembourg, L, LU, L-1246

Education:  Four-year college degree
Experience:  At least 7 years of experience required
Equivalency:  Combination of education/experience not considered

 

 

Your role in helping us shape the future:

The International Tax Manager is responsible for managing the non-US informational reporting compliance & planning process for Intelsat as well as assisting, as necessary, with the Company’s public reporting requirements driven by the Intelsat Tax Department.

 

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Manage the provision of tax advice and support to Intelsat’s Luxembourg based operations
  • As subject matter expert you’ll provide technical Luxembourg and international corporate tax advice in relation to transactions of the Luxembourg businesses in non-Luxembourg jurisdictions. Ensure tax efficiency enablement remains consistent with pragmatic and commercial requirements
  • Manage other operational tax issues such as permanent establishments, withholding taxes and application of international tax treaties and provide tax audit defence in relation to Intelsat’s Luxembourg’s business operations
  • Prepare / review forms as needed for Intelsat’s Country-by-Country Report
  • Ensure maintenance of up-to-date transfer pricing documentation
  • Provide support to the Group Tax team in respect of group wide projects such as intra-group re-organisations, M&A and transfer pricing/business transformation
  • Prepare and/or review of some financial information, tax related reports and briefing papers for the boards
  • Ensure a fair representation of tax related items (e.g. tax provisions) in the accounts of the Intelsat entities
  • Preparation and/or review of annual tax provisions and tax returns in relevant jurisdictions to include Luxembourg, the UK and Brazil
  • Assist with the compilation of Local File and Master File data for annual filings
  • Proven experience with US GAAP, Lux GAAP and IFRS with competency in walking from US GAAP to Lux GAAP to Lux Tax for tax provision (ASC 740) purposes
  • Support the Tax function in on-going projects related to ERP implantation and data flow
  • Advise and assist with tax controversy matters as they arise

 

Can you drive these processes?

 

You should definitely have:

  • Must have a Bachelors’ degree level qualification in Accounting.  Advanced degree in Taxation would be a plus. 
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA).
  • Seven years minimum of experience required with Big 4 public accounting firm.
  • Must have analytical skills and problem-solving ability, with a willingness to frequently learn and teach new technical skills.
  • Strong project management skills as well as the ability to drive projects to conclusion with cross-functional teams, as well as third party providers.
  • Fluency in English, written and verbal is a must.
  • Detail-oriented, critical review skills as well as a self-starter with highly organized work habits.
  • Positive attitude and ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Complex tax modeling skillsets required
  • Experience with global partnership structures would be a plus.
  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.), required
  • Need to be adept at working in a fast-paced, technically challenging environment, with the ability to work well in a team environment and to coordinate with team members who may be in other countries.

 

What it’s like to work with us:

Intelsat is connecting the world and transforming the satellite landscape by reaching beyond the traditional satellite industry. We are defining new products that will open new, profitable markets. To help us reach this goal, you should be a bold thinker who will perform a key role in shaping Intelsat innovation for years to come.

  • We emphasize personal and professional growth
  • Awesome benefits including PTO, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Fun, diverse, and inclusive culture

 

Other Job Info:

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Job requires ability to lift up to 20 lbs

 

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