Sr Manager, Tax - International Reporting at Expedia Group

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Expedia Corporate Finance is all about maximizing shareholder value. The Expedia U.S. International Tax Reporting team maintains the responsibility for calculating and reporting the income tax effect of Expedia's foreign entities for U.S. Tax reporting. We collaborate with other groups within the Tax Department and the Expedia organization to properly report financial results while retaining controls. We play an integral part of company growth by assisting with transactions and company initiatives. As a member of the team, you will help to achieve team goals and priorities that are aligned with the comprehensive goals of the Expedia Tax Department as well as the broader Expedia organization. Expedia's Tax Department is a high-energy, fast-growing work environment.

You will assist the Director in establishing direction, goals, and priorities in the reporting of the U.S. tax effect of international operations while ensuring accuracy in U.S. Tax Reporting.

We seek an individual who will work with the Global Tax Provision and Foreign Tax Provision teams to support the year-end tax provision calculation and reporting process and ensure accuracy, documentation, and accessibility of tax positions taken.

You will need to collaborate effectively across tax disciplines and the wider company matrix. 

What you'll do:

  • Support quarter and year-end financial reporting process
  • Review of U.S. income tax book / tax differences for international operations, including subpart F, foreign tax credit, IRC §956, Transition tax, GILTI and other U.S. adjustments
  • Review FIN 48 reserves related to international tax calculations
  • Review year-end current provision
  • Manage preparation of book / tax differences calculations for international operations
  • Review international information forms, including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, 8621, and 1118
  • Review reporting and compliance for gain recognition agreements
  • Maintain documentation for book/tax difference positions taken
  • Provide U.S. income tax controversy support
  • Develop, follow and practice Expedia’s core values
  • Expand Tax presence (e.g., internal presentations, build connections outside of tax)
  • Train new team members
  • Mentor / lead team and Tax department members to ensure ongoing professional development
  • Partner with other leaders of the Global Tax Reporting team
  • Routinely monitor legislative updates and technical guidance
  • Meet CPE requirements

Special Projects

Technical –

  • Analysis of tax developments and technical guidance. Prepare / review technical memo or other deliverables documenting the analysis and conclusions
  • Provide support for International transactions and business initiatives
  • Review modeling of the international tax effects of internal and external transactions
  • Review calculations for international consequences of mergers, acquisitions, and restructuring
  • Analyze and model legislative changes
  • M&A – Review analysis of international tax planning opportunities
  • Technology – Support and manage technology implementation (e.g. SharePoint, CorpTax)
  • Controls and Processes
    • Maintain process documentation, including preparation of initial processes and annual updates of existing processes
    • Assist and direct continuous improvement, enhancement, and efficiency of the international tax compliance and provision process
    • Support ongoing process transformation while ensuring adherence to controls and policies
  • Opportunities – Actively identify income tax opportunities and exposures

Who you are:

  • Hold a BA/BS and/or Master’s degree in Accounting or Tax
  • CPA license preferred
  • Have at least 8+ years of experience in international tax concepts and at least 5+ years of public accounting experience with one of the “Big Four” firms or equivalent experience
  • Possess comprehensive technical skills in general accounting principles and Federal 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.
  • Have tax software experience, preferably CorpTax
  • Exhibit a strong aptitude for identifying and implementing operations improvements
  • Demonstrate proficiency 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
  • Demonstrate outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent computer and tax research skills
  • Be organized and attentive to detail
  • Work well independently and in a team environment
  • Be a 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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

An Insider's view of Expedia Group

What's something quirky about your company?

Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

Laura

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

Urja

Sr Technology Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

Lawrence

Senior Technical Program Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

Nicholas

Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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