Senior International Tax Accountant

SUMMARY
The International Tax Accountant will work closely with the International Tax Planning & Compliance Manager on many aspects of calculating and tracking the Company’s international affiliates’ tax attributes. The main responsibilities will be to assist with the collection of supporting documentation, analysis, and compilation of detailed earnings and profits records; perform tax basis studies; review the accuracy of subsidiary tax provision calculations prepared in accordance with ASC 740; and support the development and implementation of tax planning strategies as they arise.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•Manage the collection and organization of information necessary to support calculations of earnings and profits, Subpart F inclusions, GILTI, and foreign tax credit computations, including the underlying analysis and calculations thereof
•Ensure data accuracy for purposes of U.S. federal informational income tax return compliance filings including, but not limited to, Forms 5471, 8858, and 1118
•Review quarterly and annual income tax provisions of non-U.S. affiliates
•Assist with the Company’s initiative to evaluate, implement, and use the chosen tax reform software package for purposes of calculating and tracking the various complexities resulting from the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
•Maintain the Company’s database repository of foreign withholding Forms W-8BEN-E and own the process and procedures for compliance with FATCA and related IRS guidelines
•Assist with the development and implementation of tax-efficient strategies designed to mitigate tax risk, maximize effectiveness of overseas cash repatriation, while minimizing worldwide tax expense and increasing shareholder value
•Support in preparing formal responses to international aspects of domestic audits and/or notices, as needed
•Ensure data accuracy for purposes of U.S. federal informational income tax return compliance filings including, but not limited to, Forms 5471, 8858, 8975, and 1118

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
•Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
•Minimum of 4 years of experience involving exposure to concepts of taxation
•Strong technical and comprehensive knowledge of Internal Revenue Code
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Must have strong organization skills and demonstrate an attention to detail
•Must show ability to multi-task and work well independently

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•Public accounting, Big 4 experience, preferred
•2 to 4 years working knowledge of corporate international tax concepts strongly preferred
•Experience in a multinational corporate tax department a plus
•Proficiency with ASC 740 and U.S. GAAP a plus
•MST, MBA, CPA a plus

CULTURE AND VALUES
Culture and values are incredibly important to ANSYS. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:
• Customer focus
• Results and Accountability
• Innovation
• Transparency and Integrity
• Mastery
• Inclusiveness
• Sense of urgency
• Collaboration and Teamwork

ANSYS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

ANSYS does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of ANSYS. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.