Director, International Tax
ITW Employee Network

掲載日: 05/30/2019


Reporting to the Vice Present, Global Tax, the Director of International Tax serves to help deliver strategic tax planning within ITW.  He or she bears responsibility for coordinating on a project basis, certain aspects of the tax planning function carried out on the Company’s behalf, including the following:

  • Work with business operations to support business restructurings. This includes the following:
    • Build relationships with key decision makers within the business;
    • Formulate the restructuring plans with the business operations group;
    • Research tax technical issues related to the restructuring plans;
    • Model out the tax impact of the restructuring;
    • Manage/review the valuation work related to the restructurings;
    • Manage the review/approval of the restructuring plan;
    • Manage/support the implementation of the restructurings;
    • Manage the process to document the restructuring;
    • Coordinate within ITW as needed on such plans, including Treasury, Finance, and other corporate functions, and
    • Complete the related tax return disclosures.
  • Identify, develop, and implement strategic tax planning for ITW. This includes the following:
    • Formulate plans on the strategic planning area;
    • Research technical issues;
    • Work with and manage consultants as needed;
    • Work with and manage internal ITW resources as needed;
    • Model out the impacts of the planning;
    • Discuss with other departments both in the US and internationally as to the potential impacts;
    • Manage the process to document the restructuring;
    • Manage the implementation of the planning; and
    • Complete the related tax return disclosures. 
  • Collaborate with, and support as necessary, other planning directors on various operational and strategic planning projects;
  • Manage and develop the staff;
  • Manage the budget and use of external consultants;
  • Understand the impacts of the restructurings/transactions to the different areas of tax and consult with others in the tax department;
  • Identify and implement process improvements;
  • Manage multiple operational and strategic tax projects as needed;
  • Support the IRS and local country tax audit process and assist in responding to issues, IDR requests, etc.; and
  • Provide leadership in the tax department, and develop and mentor a team within the planning function.

Core Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/other business specialty preferred;
  • MST/CPA and/or JD/LLM preferred;
  • 15+ years tax experience in Big 4 public accounting or multinational industry experience preferred;
  • Strong technical knowledge of US federal and international income tax rules, as well as a solid understanding of the functioning of material foreign tax jurisdictions rules;
  • Strong tax research and analytical skills;
  • Experience in federal and international tax planning;
  • Experience in the preparation and review of U.S. international tax compliance including Forms 5471, 8858, 1118, and related disclosures;
  • US GAAP proficiency, particularly with ASC 740 (FAS 109) and international-related provisions;
  • Strong project management skills and ability to prioritize and multitask routinely;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to interact with all levels of an organization in a clear and professional manner;
  • Understanding of valuations and effective utilization of these in the planning process; and
  • General computer and software technology skills.

Competencies and Leadership

  • Envisions the future and sets the strategic vision and direction; develops strategies and scenarios and allocates resources appropriately.
  • Actively mentors high potential leaders thereby developing a strong and diverse leadership pipeline ready to drive ITW’s growth and future success.
  • Communicates with impact with all stakeholders – articulates a clear point of view and listens and responds to feedback.
  • Acts as a champion of diversity, creating an environment that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
  • Builds organization processes and systems that work to deliver results and to make change happen. Sets high standards for performance for self and group.
  • Builds and leverages relationships and networks across ITW and externally.
  • Shares talent across the organization for the betterment of ITW.
  • Engenders and builds trust and approachability within and across groups.
  • Operates in an honest, ethical manner in all dealings; acts with integrity.
  • Partners with other executive/functional leadership.
  • Displays composure and appropriate decorum in pressure situations.

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