Senior International Tax Accountant at SKECHERS USA, Inc

SKECHERS USA, Inc

Full-Time

Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA

Not defined

19 Nov → 19 Dec

Job Description

Headquartered in Southern California, Skechers has spent nearly 30 years helping men, women and kids everywhere look and feel good. Developing comfort technologies is at the foundation of all that we do-delivering stylish, innovative, and quality products at a reasonable price. From our diverse footwear offering to a growing range of apparel and accessories, Skechers is a complete lifestyle brand.

With international business representing over half of our total sales, we have product available in more than 170 countries and significant opportunities for continued expansion worldwide. We sell our collections direct to consumers through more than 4,000 Skechers stores around the globe and Skechers E-commerce sites, as well as through a network of third-party partners.

A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR GLOBAL LEADER IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY.

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE-

SKECHERS is looking for a Senior International Tax Accountant to manage its US international income tax accounting, reporting and compliance requirements.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESULTS-
• Accurate and complete preparation of 5471s, 8858s, 8865s, foreign tax credit calculations, subpart F calculations, GILTI and Section 250 Deduction calculations and forms.
• Preparation of the international aspects of the worldwide income tax provision under US GAAP.
• Provide support on tax planning projects and international tax controversy audits.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES-
• Other duties and projects as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES-
• No.

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS-

The ideal candidate will have:
• Broad-based Corporate tax and accounting experience, including experience addressing international compliance and reporting issues related to the completion of a large complex US corporate income tax return
• Experience with and knowledge of recently enacted US rules for BEAT, GILTI, and FDII
• Broad understanding and ability to apply concepts of US GAAP, ASC 740, and SOX controls and procedures
• Experience and knowledge of foreign reporting forms such as Forms 5471, 8865, 8858, 1118, and FBARs
• Knowledge of international tax rules and concepts applicable to corporations including the following:
• Subpart F income, PTEP, foreign tax credits, and check the box elections
• Foreign tax planning surrounding BEPs, ORIP, ATAD and other current OECD initiatives.
• Foreign withholding tax reporting, bank account reporting and FATCA
• Ability to prepare and/or review international aspects of the worldwide tax provision
• Ability to support external tax audits and gather relevant data in response to IDRs
• Ability to recognize tax issues, planning opportunities, and implications of new tax law
• Basic bookkeeping skills including the ability to understand and prepare journal entries
• Ability to effectively communicate with foreign controllers, external service providers, and management
• Familiarity with ERP accounting software (ideally Oracle Cloud) and OneSource tax provision software
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Must be hard-working, a self-starter, performance-oriented and able to meet the demands of a diverse business environment in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner

Must possess excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills

Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE-
• Minimum of 3 years of experience working in tax
• BA/BS in Accounting or equivalent, CPA preferred
• ASC 740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience
• Experience with international income tax compliance/reporting
• Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department
• Excellent knowledge of federal income taxation of international transactions

QUALIFICATIONS-

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS-

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Job Responsibilities

  • Accurate and complete preparation of 5471s, 8858s, 8865s, foreign tax credit calculations, subpart F calculations, GILTI and Section 250 Deduction calculations and forms
  • Preparation of the international aspects of the worldwide income tax provision under US GAAP
  • Provide support on tax planning projects and international tax controversy audits
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Foreign tax planning surrounding BEPs, ORIP, ATAD and other current OECD initiatives
  • Foreign withholding tax reporting, bank account reporting and FATCA
  • Ability to prepare and/or review international aspects of the worldwide tax provision

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Broad-based Corporate tax and accounting experience, including experience addressing international compliance and reporting issues related to the completion of a large complex US corporate income tax return

  • Experience with and knowledge of recently enacted US rules for BEAT, GILTI, and FDII

  • Broad understanding and ability to apply concepts of US GAAP, ASC 740, and SOX controls and procedures

  • Experience and knowledge of foreign reporting forms such as Forms 5471, 8865, 8858, 1118, and FBARs

  • Knowledge of international tax rules and concepts applicable to corporations including the following:

  • Ability to recognize tax issues, planning opportunities, and implications of new tax law

  • Basic bookkeeping skills including the ability to understand and prepare journal entries

  • Ability to effectively communicate with foreign controllers, external service providers, and management

  • Familiarity with ERP accounting software (ideally Oracle Cloud) and OneSource tax provision software

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel

  • Must be hard-working, a self-starter, performance-oriented and able to meet the demands of a diverse business environment in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner

  • Must possess excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills

  • Must be detail oriented and able to multi-task

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in tax

  • ASC 740 accounting for income taxes knowledge and experience

  • Experience working in a large public accounting firm or multi-national corporate tax department

  • Excellent knowledge of federal income taxation of international transactions

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

  • The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear

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