Director, Global Tax Reporting Director, Global Tax Reporting …

S&P Global
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Director, Global Tax Reporting
JobDescription :
The Role: Director, Global Tax Reporting
The Location: 55 Water Street New York, NY
The Team and Impact: S&P Global is seeking a Director, Global Tax Reporting, with experience in managing all aspects of the global income tax provision for a multi-national corporation. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Global Tax Reporting & Compliance team with primary responsibility for managing all aspects of external reporting for income taxes. This position will report to the VP, Global Tax Reporting & Compliance.


Tax Accounting/Provision:
  • Assist the VP, Global Tax Reporting & Compliance in managing the calculation of the Company's global effective tax rate, deferred taxes and taxes payable in accordance with ASC 740
  • Oversee the maintenance of the global inventory of uncertain tax positions
  • Assist in the validation of material deferred tax balances annually
  • Administer and document the Tax Group's SOX compliance by gathering evidence that demonstrates the effective design and operation of the group's controls
  • Prepare memos to support key tax accounting positions and the tax accounting implications of significant transactions
  • Maintain training materials in support of the quarterly and annual provision process
  • Assist with analyzing and documenting the tax implications of acquisitions and divestures
  • Prepare presentation materials that will be used to communicate quarterly results to senior tax and finance leadership
  • Ensure documentation is appropriately maintained for all work performed in the completion of the global tax provision
  • Provide support to country finance controllers in executing income tax provision calculations

External Reporting:
  • Prepare tax disclosures for the Company's 10-Q and 10-K filings
  • Review and ensure the accuracy of any materials associated with the reporting of quarterly and annual tax results, such as press releases or other investor communications
  • Each reporting period, work with external auditors to provide documentation for key calculations and other requested support
  • Maintain the tax reporting calendar and ensure all deadlines are met
  • Document a comprehensive work-plan each quarter to ensure completion of all tasks required in the income tax provision process

  • Manage the Tax Reporting group's SharePoint document management site
  • Monitor tax developments globally by participating in quarterly webcasts conducted by external accounting firms
  • Analyze the potential impact to S&P Global of proposed FASB and legislative changes
  • Support the effort to continually improve all Tax Reporting processes by monitoring and assessing current procedures
  • Special / Ad hoc projects as required
  • Manage one direct report

Basic Qualifications:
  • 8+ years of professional tax experience and 3+ years of experience in accounting for income taxes under US GAAP
  • Experience in external reporting for income taxes in accordance with ASC 740
  • In depth knowledge of SEC Reporting requirements for income taxes and experience in drafting SEC disclosures
  • Working technical knowledge of U.S. tax rules (both Federal and State)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced organization
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication, project management and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Tax Provision software
  • CPA or Masters in Tax
  • Experience with a "Big Four" accounting firm as well as experience in-house with a large, public, multi-national corporation
  • Hands-on, detail oriented approach
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Desire for continuous process improvement