AES United States Senior Associate, International Tax Compliance in Arlington, Virginia

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Position: Senior Associate, International Tax Compliance

Job Description Summary : The ICQA Senior is responsible for the preparation and/or review of the U.S. income tax returns and quarterly Subpart F computations for AES' foreign subsidiaries. In addition, the senior will be responsible for the preparation of quantitative analysis projects to support business and tax planning transactions under the direction of a manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and review federal income tax returns and statements for foreign entities (forms 5471, 8858, 8865, etc.)

  • Prepare the Subpart F income, GILTI and foreign income inclusion computations on a quarterly basis and annual Subpart F and GILTI budget process assisting in the identification of new issues

  • Research and analyze various tax issues and document research findings and tax positions in memos

  • Prepare and assist with quantitative analysis for international tax planning, such as calculating tax basis for foreign entities and performing E&P analysis

  • Assist with U.S. tax analysis for various transaction step plans and prepare U.S. tax compliance requirements addendums

  • Perform detailed analysis of and manipulate source data; manage initial and follow up information requests

  • Assist with any audit requests as needed

  • Develop effective working relationships with corporate and business line finance and legal groups

  • Assist in implementing any changes necessary to meet U.S. international tax compliance reporting obligations

  • Exhibit project management and self-management, communication and teaming skills

  • Demonstrate ownership and accountability for achieving goals and objectives

Skills & Qualifications :

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience with a national accounting firm or a multi-national corporate tax department

  • Meaningful experience in preparation of Forms 5471, 8858, and 8865 (1118 a plus)

  • Basic understanding of US international tax rules (i.e. E&P, sourcing, derivatives, Subpart F, GITLI, Section 987 & 988, partnerships, etc.)

  • Strong ability to perform tax technical research

  • Ability to handle multiple assignments/prioritiesconcurrently

  • Strong communication, analytical, and computer skills

  • Solid tax accounting skills with proficiency in US GAAP and tax compliance, familiar with international tax compliance including Forms 5471, 8858, 8865, etc.

  • Experience with Corptax a plus

Educational Preference: Bachelor’s degree in accounting or tax. Master’s degree is a plus.

The AES Corporation is a Fortune 200 global power company. We provide affordable, sustainable energy to 17 countries through our diverse portfolio of distribution businesses as well as thermal and renewable generation facilities. Our workforce of 21,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world’s changing power needs. AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES 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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