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Director Tax

First Data Jersey City, NJ

Job Description



First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data's Shared Services organization, which includes the Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing, Communications, Finance, Strategy, Compliance, Legal, Security, Sourcing, and Properties functions, supports our mission to drive our clients' success with industry-leading solutions, consultative advice and service. The Shared Services teams align with our customer-facing teams in a model that drives consistency, yet also provides the flexibility needed to meet unit-specific goals. Our Shared Services employees bring the domain expertise that helps First Data retain and grow our base of owner-associates, drive profitable growth, navigate complex channel partnerships, and build First Data's brand equity.

Position Description Overview

International Tax Director is responsible for US Shareholder and International Compliance and US GAAP Provision. Will be responsible for managing the international tax provision process.  The role will involve extensive communication with FDC's global tax representatives and controllers to advise on income tax accounting matters. Responsibilities include US Tax Compliance for non-US entities and analysis of effective tax rate impact of foreign earnings, and will require coordination with the International Tax Planning team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all quantitative aspects of the US International compliance and provision, including: * Managing international tax compliance and reporting functions, including APB 23, Subpart F income, Sec 956, GILTI, BEAT, ETR analysis and FIN 48;  * Preparation and review of U.S. International tax returns including Form 1118, 5471, 8858, 8865; * Computation and review of current and deferred tax provision, outside basis in foreign subsidiaries and OCI;  * Preparation and review of E&P studies, tax pools and tax basis.
  • Work closely with Tax Planning team and oversee repatriation strategy according to company APB23 position, as well as Analyze income tax accounting impact of transactions
  • Management and enhancement of international tax provision data gathering and reporting process
  • Quarterly in depth review of legal entity US GAAP tax provision for FDC's Controlled Foreign Corporations, including reconciliation and maintenance of Current and Deferred tax balances
  • Review and maintenance of Legal Entities attributes including Tax Credits, NOL, and related Valuation Allowance analysis
  • Coordinate and maintain SOX controls documentation
  • Ability to assess the need, design and implement a solution for tax improvement process


Job Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or related fields, MST / Masters in Tax and/or CPA preferred
  • 7-10+ years of hands on experience in ASC 740 and international tax compliance
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)

First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted May 23, 2018
Date Closes June 26, 2018
Requisition 2287944
Located In Jersey city, NJ
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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