Sr. Manager of International Tax Johns Hopkins University
Classified Title: Sr. Accounting Manager Working Title: Sr. Manager of International Tax ????? Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PG Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30AM-5:00PM Exempt Status: Exempt ??????? Location: 45-MD:JH at Keswick Department name: 10001590-University Tax Personnel area: University Administration
General Summary The Senior Manager of International Tax will support the global business activities of the university and its operating entities by collaborating with university leadership and stakeholders to monitor the university's foreign tax presence and overseeing the execution of tax compliance associated with international operations.
Duties and Responsibilities: Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assist the tax director in the oversight of international tax compliance. • Serve as subject matter expert on US and foreign tax regulations applicable to university global activities. • Collaborate with university leadership and stakeholders to continuously monitor the university's foreign tax presence. • Oversee the execution of compliance (including all related tax filings) for the university's international operating entities, including corporate taxes, payroll taxes and VAT. • Recommend actions and/or resolve complex and unstructured problems often spanning various organizational functions. • Recommend and execute best practices in supporting university global activities; introduce innovative tools and services to improve efficiency and compliance. • Collaborate with university leaders and stakeholders to build and enhance university policies and procedures related to international tax and international business. • Serve on institution-wide committees to support on-going international tax compliance. • Educate university departments and stakeholders as to the tax laws applicable to the university's operations. • Supervise, manage, develop, coach and mentor staff in the area of international tax. • Other duties as assigned by the Tax Director including special projects.
Supervision of Others: Number of staff to be determined in future based on workload.
Requirements Must be available and capable of occasional international travel.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Finance or related field. Accounting degree strongly preferred.
Experience: Seven to ten years of progressively responsible related work experience required. Significant international tax experience strongly preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula (30 undergraduate degree credits/semester hours or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience).
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities / Competencies: • Ability to perform tasks independently. • Ability to exercise the utmost confidentiality in every aspect. • Advanced oral and written communication skills. • Ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines. • Demonstrates strong project management, planning, organizational and problem solving skills. • Demonstrates respect for process and exercises diplomacy in working with subject matter experts, stakeholders, team members, and leadership. • Develops a strong understanding of the University's culture and vision to effectively participate in change management strategies. • Develops presentations, briefings, and decision memos that communicate effectively with clients, senior leadership, Trustees or other audiences. • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to relate effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community. • Strong relationship-building, collaboration, and influencing skills needed to counsel and work effectively with all levels within the university. • Strong research skills, ability to analyze and interpret complex regulatory language in a broad range of foreign jurisdictions and apply rules to university facts and circumstances.
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.