Director, Tax

Employer
Expedia, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Apr 14, 2019
Closes
Apr 14, 2019
Ref
49539987
Hours
Full Time
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better - that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so. Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia(R), Hotels.com(R), Expedia(R) Partner Solutions, Egencia(R), trivago(R), HomeAway(R), Orbitz(R), Travelocity(R), Wotif(R), lastminute.com.au(R), ebookers(R), CheapTickets(R), Hotwire(R), Classic Vacations(R), Expedia(R) Media Solutions, CarRentals.com , Expedia Local Expert(R), Expedia(R) CruiseShipCenters(R), SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo(R). Director, Tax - International Reporting United States - Washington - Bellevue APPLY NOW Expedia As the Director, US Tax Reporting - International, you will help to achieve goals and priorities in coordination with the goals of the Expedia Tax Department and alignment with the broader goals of the Expedia organization. You will establish direction, goals, and priorities in ensuring accuracy of reporting of international operations in the global tax provision, as well as leading and managing reporting of international operations in the US federal income tax return. What you'll do: Financial Reporting * Support interim and year-end financial reporting processes * Review and approve US income tax book / tax differences, including estimates for international operations such as Subpart F, GILTI, FDII, foreign tax credit, IRC |956 and other international tax considerations * Review and approve FIN 48 reserves calculations related to book / tax differences for international tax calculations Compliance * Lead and manage the international aspects of the US federal tax return, including preparation and review of book / tax differences for international operations * Lead and manage preparation of Forms 5471, 8858, 8865 and 1118 and other filings * Manage gain recognition agreement administration and monitoring * Manage tax attributes including E&P, basis, and foreign tax credits Controversy * US income tax controversy support Special Projects * Technical + Lead the analysis of tax developments and technical guidance affecting US tax reporting of international operations + Lead the modeling of international tax effects of internal and external transactions + Legislative analysis and support * M&A + Support for mergers, acquisitions, and business initiatives + Review and approve calculations for international tax consequences of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring * Technology -- Lead evolution of technology tools and support technology enhancements * Opportunities - Identify income tax opportunities and exposures * Controls and Processes - Maintain complete and accurate documentation for book / tax differences, tax attributes, and other processes * Support ongoing process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies Administrative * Adhere to Expedia's core competencies * Expand Expedia Tax presence (eg, internal and external presentations, establish powerful relationships inside and outside of Tax, executive presence) * Manage and coach team members, including resource optimization, workload management, team morale, and technical/professional development * Monitor legislative updates and technical guidance * Meet CPE requirements Who you are: * BA/BS and/or Master's degree in Accounting * CPA license * At least 12+ years of experience of public accounting experience with one of the "Big Four" firms or equivalent experience * Comprehensive technical skills related to general accounting principles and Federal and State income tax concepts * Experience as a manager including supervising teams to build an atmosphere of trust; providing technical training and mentorship to other team members; coaching staff including providing timely and meaningful feedback. * Tax software experience, preferably Corptax * Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel * You should demonstrate the ability to utilize tax knowledge and previous experience to make valuable contributions and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a dynamic, team oriented, rapidly changing, and fast-growing organization * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Excellent computer and tax research skills * Organized and attentive to detail * Works well independently and in a team environment * Self-starter and diligent problem solver Why join us: Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better - that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so. Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia(R), Hotels.com(R), Expedia(R) Partner Solutions, Egencia(R), trivago(R), HomeAway(R), Orbitz(R), Travelocity(R), Wotif(R), lastminute.com.au(R), ebookers(R), CheapTickets(R), Hotwire(R), Classic Vacations(R), Expedia(R) Media Solutions, CarRentals.com , Expedia Local Expert(R), Expedia(R) CruiseShipCenters(R), SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo(R). *LI-RC1 Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. 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. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization. APPLY NOW R-38050 Job Category Finance and Accounting Group Job Function Tax Location United States - Washington - Bellevue Job Type Full-Time Regular * BA/BS and/or Master's degree in Accounting * CPA license * At least 12+ years of experience of public accounting experience with one of the "Big Four" firms or equivalent experience * Comprehensive technical skills related to general accounting principles and Federal and State income tax concepts * Experience as a manager including supervising teams to build an atmosphere of trust; providing technical training and mentorship to other team members; coaching staff including providing timely and meaningful feedback. * Tax software experience, preferably Corptax * Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel * You should demonstrate the ability to utilize tax knowledge and previous experience to make valuable contributions and assist in meeting the department's objectives while working in a dynamic, team oriented, rapidly changing, and fast-growing organization * Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Excellent computer and tax research skills * Organized and attentive to detail * Works well independently and in a team environment * Self-starter and diligent problem solver

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