24 days old

International Tax Counsel

Armonk, NY 10504
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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are seeking an experienced candidate with strong technical skills and high executive potential to join IBM's corporate tax department as International Tax Counsel. The selected candidate will work closely with various business units, country management and advisors to create and implement strategies to help optimize IBM's financial tax rate and cash tax expense. In addition, the candidate will provide on-going monitoring of, and commentary on, applicable tax legislation and regulations; and provide timely information to tax operations in order to facilitate financial statement preparation and tax compliance.

The ideal candidate should have strong technical skills in areas such as:

  • New tax reform legislation,
  • Subchapter C, including section 367;
  • Subpart F income;
  • The foreign tax credit system;
  • The taxation of financial instruments;
  • Should have familiarity with transfer pricing and partnership rules.

The ideal candidate should also have between 5-7 years of experience:
  • Working with a diverse and global team;
  • Working with senior business leaders, finance, treasury and legal teams to clearly articulate tax concepts;
  • Calculating the tax consequences of a transaction for use in financial modeling;
  • Reviewing financial statements and valuation reports;
  • Developing structuring plans to guide execution in a manner that meets the business and other functional teams needs;
  • Working with tax accounting to ensure that transactions are properly recorded in the books and records; and collaborating within IBM Tax to ensure that all projects are accurately reported on IBM's tax returns and are properly documented for audit.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • At least 5 years experience in technical tax
  • At least 5 years experience in tax research
  • At least 5 years experience in tax and legal writing
  • Licensed in Law or Accounting (CPA)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Master's Degree in Law
  • At least 7 years experience in technical tax.
  • At least 7 years experience in tax research.
  • At least 7 years experience in tax and legal writing.

About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBMs financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk.Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.

Your Life @ IBM
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Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

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About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.


Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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