Skills and Duties of Tax Manager – International

The International Tax Manager position is primarily responsible for managing all aspects of international income tax compliance and planning.
Skills Required:
Bachelors degree  preferably in  Accounting and Finance  with experience in handling international tax , transfer pricing.
CPA, masters degree n Tax is preferred. Candidate must have a good  understanding of GAAP ,FAS etc and an overall understanding  and knowledge in  international tax principals and tax research skills. A tax manager these days should have sound knowledge in MS-Office, SAP and large corporate  tax return compliance software’s with an ability to work autonomously and should have excellent communication skills.
International Tax manager duties differ from country to country. The most generic ones are
1)Reviewing tax returns by collecting, analyzing and formatting financial information.
2)Assist in development and implementation of tax strategies and cash flow movements and Providing financial  tax advice that enables client to increase shareholder value.
3)Stay updated of  International Tax Laws.
4)Manage international tax staff functions.
5)Manage external accounting firm activities.
6)Providing timely, high quality client service that meets or exceeds client expectations.
7)Promoting new ideas and business solutions that result in new clients for the Firm, or extended services to existing clients.
8)Demonstrating expertise in an industry or functional area and building a strong market reputation.