International Tax Manager
- Dublin, Ireland
Square is looking for an International Tax Manager to join its tax function. This position will be part of the International Tax Team and will assist in the management of all U.S. international, cross-border and non-U.S. tax matters impacting our business, which includes:
Advising on the tax consequences of business initiatives and operating strategies such as expansion into new markets,
Identifying, developing and implementing tax strategies,
Providing support with Squares quarterly effective tax rate, tax forecasts close process, and annual U.S. international tax compliance requirements,
Supporting transfer pricing planning and implementation thereof, and
Managing all tax audit activity outside the U.S.
Candidates must have the ability to operate independently in a fast-paced environment and work closely and proactively within the tax team and numerous functional teams across our organization.
Support the International Tax Lead in the development, feasibility modeling, and implementation of new tax strategies
Assist with the execution of Squares global transfer pricing policies. This includes:
monitoring international tax developments that could have an impact on said policies, and support with the development and implementation of an action plan designed to mitigate any adverse consequences to Square,
preparing the quarterly intercompany calculations and required journal entries (buy-in payments, cost sharing calculations and general and administrative expense allocations),
gathering the information required to prepare all Transfer Pricing Documentation Obligations globally and review the related reports, and
monitoring the inter-company relationships with a view to identify activities that require a new inter-company agreement or revisions to existing agreements and work with Legal and Accounting to operationalize these new agreements.
Assist with the Quarterly Close process, including the drafting / updating of the required Tax Provision memoranda,
Assist with the preparation and review of all U.S. international tax compliance reporting obligation (Form 5471, CbC report, Form 1118 and Form 8858)
Provide support with the preparation of Squares U.S. tax withholding and reporting obligations
8+ years of experience including in a Big 4 international tax department
Significant experience with U.S. international tax matters in both tax consulting and compliance
Experience in cross-border intercompany transactions
Experience with transfer pricing and country by country reporting
Be able to analyze all sides of an argument, have strong analytical skills as well as have the ability to research and write tax technical memos, document tax positions for our auditors, and ensure that the proper checks and balances are in place to ensure all aspects have been considered.
Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple cross functional projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and bring them to conclusion
Proficient in US transfer pricing regulations and OECD guidelines
Proficient with Subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code
A solid understanding of non-US indirect tax rules (VAT/GST)