Part of the Global Tax Team, with focus on tax reporting and compliance, overall responsibility for sox compliance within the "RoW" subgroup, experience with ASC 740 and USGAAP is a key requirement for this role.
Covering, reporting and sox requirements for UK, Europe, India, Africa and Australasia including corporate tax compliance, tax reporting, tax audits, liaison with external auditors and the US-based tax reporting team to manage the quarterly and annual tax reporting and compliance processes.
Ensuring compliance based upon sound research, analysis and interpretation of tax laws and tax reporting guidance US GAAP and local IFRS statutory reporting requirements, this person will have the opportunity to contribute to a new best in class tax organization to ensure long-term optimization of tax strategies in collaboration with the global tax group and business units.
This is a work from home role, with regular interaction with the team (UK, US and India).
Key position responsibilities include :
Manage the completion of the tax reporting matters for the quarter and annual reports including the preparation and oversight of the tax expense, deferred taxes, valuation allowances and contingency reserves.
Understanding compliance guidelines with US GAAP, IFRS and SEC regulations.
Implement, maintain and report SOX tax controls and processes over the UK and Rest of World tax process.
Tax reconciliations and support for statutory and revenue audits
Instructing local advisers and managing the completion of tax returns including all related analysis, research memos and support, including some transfer pricing aspects and estimated tax submissions.
Serve as a subject matter expert on all tax research projects ensuring that the tax filing positions are supported by sound research.
Support management by co-ordinating, implementing and managing projects, ensuring their proper and efficient tax evaluation and execution.
Assist with identifying, researching and implementing tax savings strategies.
Other duties as needed to fulfil tax responsibilities for the tax department.
Manage and oversee country specific tax issues, including tax audits, liaison with internal and external audit team to ensure timely delivery of requests.
Technical tax research on various matters and assisting with projects.
Knowledge, skill and experience :
Professional accounting qualification (chartered accountant preferred)
Big 4 experience preferred
Minimum of 8-10 years of experience working in tax required
Must possess superior organizational and documentation skills
Extremely detailed oriented
Ability to research and propose resolutions on complex tax issues
Strong analytical skills set and solid experience with tax financial data
Proficient in accounting, reconciliations, debits, credits, and ability to read financial statements
Solid Word, Excel, PowerPoint, spreadsheet and computer knowledge
Excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to foster a team oriented environment, working collaboratively with cross-functional departments
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
It is the policy of Clarivate to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and / or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
In addition, Clarivate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.