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International Tax Manager

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 2686 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 3,900 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We are hiring an International Tax Manager to join the Global Tax team who will report to the VP Tax.  This position is responsible for certain international aspects of US tax compliance and tax provision processes, including transfer pricing. Responsibilities include the following:


  • Responsible for certain portions the US GAAP and understanding the Local Statutory accounts income tax provision for the international affiliates
  • Responsible for certain portions in the US tax compliance for international affiliates
  • Responsible for working with the Tax Manager EMEA with understanding key local country issues
  • Ensure Company’s compliance with all Sarbanes-Oxley tax controls
  • Assist with certain aspects tax planning opportunities
  • Respond to and manage US audit with respect to international affiliates
  • Continually look for ways to streamline and automate the tax provision and compliance processes
  • Assist with other projects on an as-needed basis
  • Track tax law and operational changes that may impact the Company’s tax posture

Required Skills

  • Ability to interact effectively with management and functional peer groups and to gain cooperation from others
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate/present issues and recommendations in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent and diversified tasks effectively
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and drive them through to completion
  • Strong technical expertise, objectivity and unquestioned integrity
  • Excellent work paper preparation and documentation skills

Required Experience

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting or related
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in large multinational corporate tax environment and/or top tier accounting firm
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with ASC 740 for a global company

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPA or Master’s in Tax
  • Knowledge of OneSource tax compliance and provision software, SAP (IRIS Reporting System), ECCS and Interactive Excel

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore