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International Tax Accountant in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/31/2018

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  • Location:
    Houston, TX
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description



Company in west Houston needs an International Tax Accountant.  Compensation to $70,000.  1-2 years of international tax required.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in preparation of Form 1118, Foreign Tax Credit - Corporations (Regular and AMT) and supporting schedules and allocations. 
  • Perform associated calculations, including CFC stock basis, overall tax basis of assets, and interest expense apportionment. 
  • Properly source trial balances for Form 1118 reporting. 
  • Prepare Forms 5471, 5472, 8865, and 8858 and required disclosure statements. 
  • Research and document return related tax issues as necessary. 
  • Analyze financial statement information for the quarterly tax provision and prepare schedule of permanent differences related to foreign inclusions, including Section 78 gross-ups, Section 956 inclusions, and Subpart F inclusions, especially Foreign Base
  • Company Income (FBCI) calculations and new income inclusions resulting from U.S. tax reform; i.e., Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI). 
    Analyze entity ledgers for Section 901 foreign tax credits and calculate overall foreign tax credit. 
  • Analyze dividends for proper reporting and inclusion in the quarterly tax provision. 
    Support International Tax Manager and Seniors in U.S. tax reform readiness initiatives, including performing calculations and developing processes and procedures surrounding GILTI, Base Erosion Anti-Abuse Tax (BEAT), and Foreign Deferred Intangible Income (FDII). 
  • Assist with projects related to restructuring and acquisition implementation, including preparation, and filing of Forms SS-4, Forms 8832, Forms 8023, Forms 8883, Forms 8594, FIRPTA filings, and other miscellaneous filings. 
  • Research and document tax consequences of entity formations in various tax jurisdictions and provide guidance to local country personnel when requested. 
  • Assist with Information Document Requests (IDRs) issued by the IRS exam team for tax years under audit, if applicable. 
  • Conduct special projects as necessary and liaise with other departments, such as corporate and business unit accounting, legal, and treasury. Provide guidance to third party service provider loan staff, if applicable


  • CPA or progress toward CPA strongly preferred.
  • 1-2 years of work experience in international tax.
  • Big4 international tax experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of CorpTax and CorpInternational tax compliance software preferred.
  • Advanced Excel (VLOOKUPs and pivot tables) required.